Tag: Magic

Whimsically Sweet

Posted Apr 27 2017 in , , , , , ,

My last collection of books was a wonderful mix of amusing picture books and novels for older children. I told you about the YA anthology in my last post, so this time we’ve got two picture books and a middle-reader, all of them a bit on the whimsical side.   The first one has winsome […]

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I’m Back!

Posted Mar 30 2017 in , , , , , ,

Have you ever had to move to a new neighborhood, or change schools, or be set in any kind of new environment?  I don’t know about you, but I find it scary and stressful. How do you deal with changes? I get a bit on the manic side and hide in bluster.  So, I picked […]

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Suspending Disbelief

Posted Nov 17 2016 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

As writers, we know we need to make our readers to “pay no attention to the man behind the screen.”  This is especially true of those who write science fiction and/or fantasy.  Some writers pull this off quite well.  Read Beth Revis’ books or John Claude Bemis’ books to see how thoroughly we can be […]

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It’s Magic!

Posted Oct 13 2016 in , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Who’s up for some magic? I love magic and the endless possibilities it suggests. So we’re doing magical today. OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Frankie vs. the Cowboy’s Crew Frank Lampard Illustrated by Frank Lampard “Frankie’s Magic Soccer Ball” leads Frankie, Louise, Kobe and Max-the-talking-dog on exotic soccer trips, this time to the Wild West to play a game […]

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Silliness, Sweetness, Magic and Math

Posted Sep 22 2016 in , , , , , , , ,

I felt like talking about silliness, sweetness—in more ways than one—and magic. So I’ve included three diverse books, all of them with a lighthearted twist. They all subtly teach the reader something. Hope you enjoy them. The first one is the most didactic, but still is a good adventure story, and if it encourages the […]

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