This unforgettable debut embraces the heroic tradition of The Hobbit, The Chronicles of Narnia, and Treasure Island-with a twist: it’s written entirely in rhyming epic verse, making it a thrill to read aloud with a child!
As Prince Martin admires the ancient steel in the castle armory, he longs for a sword of his own. But the King decrees his son must prove himself first. The boy gets his chance when the caw of a crow alerts him to trouble in the forest. From the safety of the trees, he spies four terrifying villains bent on kidnapping an innocent victim! And the only thing standing between predator and prey is a courageous stranger-who could sure use a hand. Armed only with his wood staff and a rock sling, Martin faces the hard choice:
Should he help or go home? The boy had to decide! And just how much help could a mere kid provide?
Featuring stunning full-color illustrations, Prince Martin Wins His Sword is a classic children’s book about a boy prince’s trials and how he learns the true meaning of courage, sacrifice, grit, and friendship.
With a great quest, high-stakes adventure, lovable heroes, and a mesmerizing cadence, this first entry in the new Prince Martin Epic children’s chapter book series is sure to delight!
FREE eBook from August 8 – 9, 2017
Fawkes Malone lives in secrecy below the foundations of Johnston Middle School. Living off school funds, he spends his days drinking espresso, listening to music and studying. But his quiet life is disrupted when he is offered a job investigating a problem bigger than anything a book can teach: the supernatural. From a mysterious manor, to hidden labyrinths, to creatures crawling out of the ground, Fawkes finds himself in a world of nightmarish intrigue that will test his mind and draw him closer to a menacing danger he is destined to face.
FREE eBook from July 27 – 31, 2017
Jake and Emma realize that the only way to help Gran out of her financial crisis, is to rob Uncle Matt’s bank.
What they don’t know is that Gran, with the help of the LOONIES, (the Ladies Organised Outings, Nights In, Event Society) is planning the same thing too. Will Jake and Emma escape from John ‘Lefty’ Thin and his villainous accomplice, Ronald ‘Righty’ Judgemental’s so called, ‘farmhouse in the country,’ in time to save Hacker Gran before she gets caught by Inspector Goodan? Can they also help Countess Iskusnyy’s recover her stolen jewels? Will Clawdia, the pussycat get her rhinestone collar from the ever so expensive, Fleas Witherspoon’s ‘Royal Kitty’ Range? The suspense is too much to bear!
FREE eBook from July 15 – 28, 2017
“Mommy’s wig was still attached to her head, but she didn’t look so good. The wig-hair stuck out like snarled rat-tails in all directions. There was a crooked horizontal line right where her smile should be. Worst of all, she was in no mood to play Tickles Tabitha.” The award-winning “Tickles Tabitha’s Cancer-tankerous Mommy” was released October 2001, to a national audience on the Rosie O’Donnell Show. Its release helped pioneer resources for families coping with cancer. Diagnosed with breast cancer at age 34, this is the story Amelia Frahm wrote to help explain her cancer diagnosis to her own children. Told through her daughter, Tabitha’s eyes, the book uses candor and comic reality as it acknowledges some of the moody truths faced by families living with cancer. Mom is tired, scared, and hungry. Tabitha is worried; her little brother is making a mess, and Dad is watching the ball game instead of paying attention to Mommy. The book makes no promises about Mommy’s health, but the children are assured that no matter what happens Mommy will always love them.
FREE eBook from April 1 – 3, 2017
The Black King is a timeless tale of faith and charity in the face of intolerance and suffering.
King Balthazar, the black king, must travel far to join the other magi in their search for the Christ child. Following the guiding star together with his servant Said, he encounters hostile villagers and performs miracles along the way.
Written originally in Catalan, this translation is enhanced by vibrant illustrations that bring the drama to life in genuine Bible settings.
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Author Rob Dircks and his brother, illustrator Dave Dircks, have teamed up again – this time with their very first children’s book! Alphabert! An A-B-C Bedtime Adventure is the story of Albert, a kid – like all kids – who just doesn’t want to go to bed. Using the alphabet and his vivid imagination, Albert embarks on various adventures, learning that nothing’s really better than a good night’s sleep.
If you’ve got a young one just learning their A-B-Cs, or a grandkid that’s too excited to go to sleep, this little gem of a book is the perfect thing. With a simple, playful adventure, and soothing, repetitive rhymes, your little one will be reciting along with the alphabet, and before you know it, drifting off to sleep.
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Andie is a little girl with big dreams. The well-meaning adults in her life sometimes try to explain to Andie why her dreams may not be possible. That’s no problem for Andie, who makes them come true anyway – with her imagination!
FREE eBook from October 2 – 4, 2016
A 12 yr. old boy and his dog rescue a tiny alien from a huge living train piloted by a vicious alien, Rotaxis. In an attempt to force Brady to hand over the little alien, Rotaxis accidentally sends Earth through a wormhole, placing it in harm’s way. Now, in addition to protecting the secretive tiny being, Brady and his friends must figure out how to return Earth to its proper rotation before the planet is destroyed. Soon he discovers that he’s a pawn in an intergalactic game and none of the players are on his side!
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Halloween is around the corner – finally time to enjoy the haunts! Grab your kids and explore this unique picture book which veers starkly away from the conventional children’s picture book blueprint.
An intriguing storyline woven into a charcoal backdrop sets the stage for this spooky tale of the journey of a young snake named Haggus who sets off from his comfortable habitat and ventures into a haunted house.
$1.99 Bargain eBook on September 18, 2016
Young Zac wants to be like his awesome dad, a military man. A man who makes a difference in the world, is fierce, yet compassionate, loyal, strong and the poster boy of America’s brave. Well, Zac is eleven, small for his age, and his father never came home from war. So yeah, life is tough.
Living in a new small town, Zac finds solace in baseball and his bat, which seems to hold his father’s essence. Zac soon discovers the town has a dark secret; every other year or so, a kid his age disappears from the woods, and the local police do little to investigate.
Zac, with the help from his hometown mystery club friends jump on the case to discover the truth. As they zero in on the culprits, fluid from a mystical creature enchants his bat, sending him to another land filled with candy lakes, giant sneezing stone golems, bubbling lava pits, and a train to nowhere.
The land is inhabited by never aging children, living divided and on the brink of war. One faction touting equality, the other individualism. Sound Familiar. Zac and his magical bat must unite the land before the war spreads to the world above.
FREE eBook from August 11 – 15, 2016