Shocked to see the ranch-hand’s face painted like a skull, the BeakSpeak chickens race to school to ask why. That’s when Ms. Goldspeak guides them through an exciting adventure learning about Dia de los Muertos, the Mexican celebration.
Their reward is a cultural journey marked by Spanish phrases, cemeteries, spirits of their ancestors, confused terror and overwhelming joy. They learn to be brave, to rejoice in each other’s growth and dreams, and to believe miracles can happen when the stars align.More info →
One long evening, while the rest of the household slept, Blue and his sidekicks started a mission to save the children of America, and the World, from a merciless force intent on dragging them into a trap too gripping to escape.
Our brave heroes come face-to-face with challenges, obstacles and threats; but giving up is not an option. This is a journey beyond imagination, a magical ride, with a rush to complete their mission before sunrise.More info →
Want the purrr-fect gift for the cat lover in your life? Cat got your tongue? Never mind, the A to Z book of Cats will say it all for you. It's the cat's meow. Not only have cats found a place in our hearts and homes, but they are also part of our history, culture, and arts. This book with illustrations by the author, while it's not cat-a-clysmic, will appeal to all ailurophiles, (that's cat lovers). Failure to purchase this book would not be a cat-a-strophe and I certainly won't go cat-a-tonic but, if you do, I predict you will find yourself sitting in the catbird's seat wearing the cat's pajamas!More info →
To see the universe from a child’s eyes is to know all of life’s possibilities.
When Gerald gives his granddaughter the Painting to hang in her room, her imagination soars with endless potential. With the ability to see her Grandfather’s universe from every perspective, depth and viewpoint, Nevaeh realizes that she is in a unique position to accomplish a world of good.
While she’s only there “in spirit”, her desire to help others flows from within her and enters those nearest her, causing the people of the Painting to do some amazing acts of kindness.More info →
This rollicking, heartfelt memoir relates the adventures and escapades of a country tomboy growing up surrounded by wheat fields in Western Kansas in the 1930-1940’s. She was encouraged in her inspiring life by a caring family, interesting neighbors, rambunctious friends, challenging teachers and a host of other fellow travelers along the way.
Come along and join in the work and play moments of Judy’s childhood as she skips between the raindrops while leading a charmed, funny and joyous life “down on the farm”. Her wish for you is to laugh out loud and to remember and to share your own adventures while experiencing hers.More info →
Mushrooms, fungi, molds, mycorrhizal spores. These all affect you every day of your life. They have helped keep the world operating for millions of years. For thousands of years they have provided humans with the means to exist. The 5300yr. old "Iceman" found in the Alps in 1991 had two different mushrooms in his pouch that were important to his survival in the world. While you may not need them for your survival (if you did you might turn to that mold, penicillin), multiple ongoing studies into the medicinal properties of various mushrooms may soon add to the already proven ways mushrooms can save lives. You can certainly benefit from knowing your mushrooms. The A to Z book of Mushrooms will help you find and identify wild mushrooms. The illustrations and the text are designed to introduce beginners to the wonderful, colorful, nutritious and magical world of mushrooms.More info →
When Chanticleer rooster shocks the students with ghost stories, and a nearby chicken processing business, he lays the groundwork for some major trouble!
With over-active imaginations and lack of sleep, the chickens feel ambushed when big men with large nets attempt to round them up. Running for their lives, Walt takes charge and orders his chickens’ escape.
Unfortunately, some of them don’t make it out. So Walt must formulate a plan to rescue the captured, all while keeping the rest of his brood safe.
Join the BeakSpeak flock as they dodge coyotes, almost get picked off by a hungry chicken hawk, and come face to face with the weirdest, most peculiar situation ever: Dancing Chickens!More info →
There is a time for everything, and a poem for every activity under the sun. A time to weep and a time to be sad, a time to laugh and a time to get mad. This book has a bit of everything, even the bazaar, so enjoy every rhyme, like I have - so far!
Kathleen J. Shields is a prolific award-winning writer of multiple genres, primarily Children’s and Christian fiction. Her goal is to inspire readers through her stories (& poetry) with hopes of bringing a little extra light into the world. Poetry has always been a first-love for Kathleen. It has been her go-to since childhood. Thinking in rhyme, feeling the tune in her heart, with goals of sharing her ‘song’ with others. Enjoy!More info →
It’s a known fact that a smile releases endorphins, which improve your mood, helps you relax, and lowers your blood pressure. Smiling is good for your health and so is Positive Thinking.
When you find the positive’s in life, focusing on the bright side, seeking happiness and believing in yourself, you in turn send positive vibes into the world. Others around you can feel your positive energy, and this in turn helps them - a Positive aspect to your Positive Vibes.
This book helps you focus on the good situations in your life, and the gifts you are given each day. Feel grateful for a sunny day. Appreciate the life giving water when it rains. Stop to appreciate the wonderful beauty this world has to offer, and laugh whenever you can.More info →
A fun, eclectic collection that is guaranteed to provide many 'Gee whiz!' moments and interesting information with which you can stun friends and family alike.More info →
His father, whom they call Geode, is the Painter of the universe. He taught his son everything he needed to know about it; the hopes and dreams he had for the people within.
Benjamin knew his father’s love flowed into the Painting. He understood how simple life could be. He longed for the day he could be a part of it, and when the day came, he was born with the knowledge he needed to change hearts and minds.
Growing up with this awareness, teaching those who’d listen, Benjamin found himself in his element. Yet when fears grow too strong, they can cause a world to fracture.
Can Benjamin share his message, before time runs out?More info →
A diverse group of young chickens will learn to understand each other better in this colorfully illustrated story. BeakSpeak is designed to help young people accept their differences and build confidence, through speech validation.
In-depth discussion, alongside enclosed questionnaire sheets (with suggested answers), Ms. Marceaux’s goal is to enhance communication skills which will help young people succeed in their future relationships and careers.More info →
After successfully launching “Journeys into Darkness and Light” a collection of short stories in April 2015, André Nguyễn Văn Châu penned three longer fiction works included within “Night and Day”.
These multi-faceted stories follow the characters into dark despair so they can overcome their ordeals in order to start believing again. The point of departure might be sin, crime, or a moment of weakness, but the end-game is redemption, a violent confrontation with fate, and enlightenment.
Always depicting the men and women of his stories with tenderness and respect Van Chau illustrates their pain, defeat, triumph, and joy as if these emotions were his own. When the final confrontation leads to the possibility of redemption or an invitation to holiness, you know you will walk away from these stories with a new perspective.