Author: Kathleen J. Shields

Kathleen J. Shields is the author of the award-winning educational series, Hamilton Troll Adventures. Each book of the series offers new life lessons for children and answers questions children tend to ask. Hamilton is a curious, adventurous troll who enjoys learning new and teaching his friends what he learned. Each book rhymes, and contains vocabulary words and definitions for harder words. The series also has a curriculum workbook, a coloring book and a brand new cookbook, so children can learn how to cook.

Kathleen also has a dozen additional books ranging in genre of adult, young adult, children’s chapter books, and Christian fiction.

She runs her own website and graphic design company; Kathleen’s Graphics, blogs inspirational messages and thought provoking topics and attends shows throughout the Texas Hill Country just about every weekend promoting her books.

Check out her website at www.KathleensBooks.com

Ghost Dogs, Seeing is Believing

Ghost Dogs, Seeing is Believing

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When Jamie is born he is a happy baby. He giggles and laughs all of the time. In school though, he's called a daydreamer and a fidgeter. It isn't until he's able to describe the ghost dogs in detail that his mother understands. More info →
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Constellation Crimes

Constellation Crimes

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A giant scorpion, a crab attack and a killer wolf – what do these three have in common? The zits on Jared’s face. The night a red meteorite crash lands in the woods, Jared’s world gets turned upside down. Each time the zits appear his friends connect the dots and discover they create the pattern of an actual constellation. Looking up the myths behind the stars, they realize the stories are coming true! It’s up to them to figure out why it’s happening, how to stop it and how the new red-haired substitute teacher (from Mars) is connected. It’s a crime what’s happening – a constellation crime. More info →
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Hamilton Troll Cookbook

Hamilton Troll Cookbook

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Cooking with Hamilton Troll and friends helps young children 5-10 yrs learn skills like measuring, pouring & mixing. Children will learn fun ways to make delicious recipes that are surprisingly good for them. These great kid-tested recipes are a wonderful introduction to the culinary arts. Also included: kitchen safety tips, creative craft activities, and ideas for special occasions. More info →
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The Painting

The Painting

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We start our lives as a blank canvas. It's our diverse experiences that add color and definition to our painting. Gerald was given a blank canvas in which to paint anything he wanted. He painted a world. A world that he loved so much – it came to life! The personal growth and the steps Gerald took to protect his creation is what truly made him exceptional. More info →
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Hamilton Troll and the Big Race

Hamilton Troll and the Big Race

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Emotions run high when Starlit challenges Hamilton to a race. Hamilton’s certain he can’t lose and Starlit’s sure she’ll win. The characters plan a course that takes the trolls through Hamilton’s world. It’s an action-packed race. Yet that’s when the story takes an unexpected turn. In every good race there will be a winner and a loser. This is an important life-lesson on how to be happy even when you’re sad. More info →
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The Dog who cried Woof!

The Dog who cried Woof!

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Young puppy Riley is learning what it's like to be on lookout duty for daddy. It's a lonely job, thankless, and quite boring! So this little guy creates a fun new game that just happens to go various shades of wrong. His high jinx causes all sorts of commotion at all the wrong moments - but the question remains - is there a lesson to be learned? More info →
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A Rainbow of Thanks

A Rainbow of Thanks

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Kate has just turned 11 and is about to have the adventure of a lifetime! While out playing, she steps into a rainbow and is magically transported to another place on the planet. Everywhere she goes, she meets a child of a different nationality who tells her about their cultural beliefs about rainbows. When she finally gets home, she has quite an amazing story to share, but there are some who don't believe her. Yet in the end, the proof arrives just in time and leaves the adults in her life with dropped jaws and shocked expressions. More info →
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Hamilton Troll Curriculum Workbook

Hamilton Troll Curriculum Workbook

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Teachers, home-schoolers, mom and dad – the Hamilton Troll Adventures, award-winning, educational story series has an abundant amount of learning possibilities and this curriculum workbook adds to it beautifully. Work language arts, math and even science projects into your daily reading assignments. Give accelerated reading quizzes (AR) to test the child’s comprehension. Purchase the Hamilton Troll Coloring & Activity book to pique interest and provide hours of entertainment and of course, keep up with the ever growing rhyming story series. Also, be on the look-out for the Hamilton Troll Cookbook; easy to make, healthy recipes for children to do in the kitchen. Enter the World of Hamilton Troll today! More info →
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Hamilton Troll meets Dinosaurs

Hamilton Troll meets Dinosaurs

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Dinosaurs lived millions of years ago and are now extinct yet they left behind clues that tell their story. Hamilton Troll comes across one of those clues, a fossil, that leads him and the Beaver Brothers up the river to a dinosaur museum where they learn so much about these prehistoric animals, including how big some of them were. However it is when Hamilton Troll walks up to a hatching nest of eggs and meets these dinosaurs first hand that he discovers how great and magnificent these creatures once were. More info →
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Ally Cat, A Tale of Survival

Ally Cat, A Tale of Survival

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Allison Catsworth accidentally gets knocked off of a cliff and instead of falling to her death, she transforms into a cat and lands on all four paws! Ally's life changes drastically in the moments after. Doctors discover her DNA is turning more feline each time she changes and in about nine turns (or nine life's) something's going to happen. Will she turn into a cat and remain a cat forever? Will she die? It's a race against time to discover the truth before her time is up! More info →
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Dream World Defenders

Dream World Defenders

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What would you do if you could do anything? This is the question Parker, Justin, Blake, Owen, Kaylee and Ryan ask themselves, when they arrive in the dream world. Of course they had to face their own fears first. Nightmares consisting of being chased, falling and arriving in class wearing just your underwear were keeping them all awake at night. But Ryan's mom had taught him about dreams including how to control his dreams, so helping these five was just the beginning. Once inside the dream, the ultimate challenge began. Gathering for an epic, out-of-this-world adventure, the group discovers a place that is literally impossible to wake up from. More info →
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Ethan’s Reception

Ethan’s Reception

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FiFi was not happy the day Ethan was brought home from the animal shelter... but Ethan was enthralled! Having spent months in doggy jail, Ethan was bound and determined to show his new parents how appreciative he truly was. More info →
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Hamilton Troll meets Rudy Rat

Hamilton Troll meets Rudy Rat

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Rudy is not a very nice rat according to Rosa Raccoon and the other children. He does bad things and says mean stuff and no one wants to play with him. So Hamilton decides to have a talk with Rudy. However, when Rudy Rat sees Hamilton Troll, he gets so afraid he runs off, which clues in Hamilton that Rudy may need a friend more than they thought. Hamilton then encourages the children to put their “PAWS” together for friendship. Pause what you are doing, Approach, Welcome Rudy to join the game and Smile. Rudy then feels accepted and is able to hang out with the children and have fun, creating friends rather than enemies. The Troll Patrol encourages you to be accepting. When you are nice to others, invite them to play and care about their feelings; friendships grow. More info →
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Dandy Lion, A Legend of Love and Loss

Dandy Lion, A Legend of Love and Loss

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Dandy Lion: A Legend of Love & Loss is a Christian-based story that follows a young lion named Dandy throughout the course of his life. Wanting nothing more than to be accepted and loved by his pride, Dandy instead is the recipient of laughter and ridicule when his long sought after mane grows in and is anything but normal. White thick fur, frayed at the ends his head looks more like a white fluffy dandelion flower than a lions mane. However, this does not deter Dandy from helping those in need or touching the lives of others, solving problems and helping the sick. After he saves three lion cubs from a stampede his father tells him how proud he is of him which starts a life long journey towards doing good. Yet, throughout his life, his best friend Doti begins to notice how after each life he touches a wisp of his frayed hair is whisked away by the wind. By the end of his life he is completely bald but he is able to look down at the valley of those he left behind, those lives he helped save, and what he sees is a field of vibrant yellow dandelion flowers blooming as brilliantly as the sun. Each chapter ending with scripture, this story will fill your soul with hope and ambition and help you to live your life in a loving Christian way. More info →
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Her Guarded Desire

Her Guarded Desire

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Kristen must make a decision… Her Bodyguard or Her Boyfriend Having thought the danger was over and she could finally move on with her life, Kristen was again swept off her feet by her bodyguard Cody; which left Devin, her boyfriend, as the third wheel. Being uprooted from their lives, Devin tries to make the best of a dangerous situation while growing increasingly jealous of the second guy. Cody, the bodyguard tries desperately to keep it professional all while fighting his own inner conflicts and desires to have her back. The flames of passion ignite as Kristen contemplates whom she wants, yet when the danger arrives, her men need to work together or they all will perish. More info →
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