Tuesday, November 17, 2020

BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT!


 

THE SEA SWALLOW

 A lonely fisherwoman named Lia rescues a young sea swallow from the surf. She nurses the bird back to health but is saddened when the bird flies away.

Then one day a large egg washes up upon the shore. It contains an unexpected surprise that will change Lia's life forevermore.


This lyrical tale is fully illustrated with charcoal drawings. It is a 6" x 9" softbound 34-page book suitable for Grades K to 5. Price: $7 plus $3 shipping. Ask about seasonal and quantity discounts. Sandraugriffin@gmail.com


MY FIRST ABC COLORING AND DRAWING BOOK

 The first version of this book was spiral-bound for my oldest grandson Julian when he was a toddler. (He's eleven now). This new version includes very simple drawing ideas appropriate for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartners.


The very youngest of artists can color the bold line drawings, learn the shapes and sounds of the letters of the alphabet AND try their hand at drawing simple pictures.



This softbound 8.5" x 11" book has 52 pages of coloring and drawing fun. It is designed to delight children ages 1 to 5. Price: $10 plus $3 for shipping. Ask about seasonal and quantity discounts. Sandraugriffin@gmail.com

Monday, November 16, 2020

THE TREELING

 A baby tumbles out of a wagon, deep in a forgotten forest. A tall sweet oak decides to raise the child as her own, and so THE TREELING grows into a girl who thinks that she is a tree.


Years go by, until one day THE TREELING is discovered by a wandering boy. Now she must decide whether to uproot her feet and follow the boy into a new --human-- life.

This imaginative tale, fully illustrated in pencil, is 32 pages in length. It is 8.5" x 11" and softbound. Grades: K to 5. Price: $10 plus $3 shipping. Ask about seasonal and quantity discounts. Sandraugriffin@gmail.com


I LOVE YOU LIKE A RAINBOW

 A love poem for all ages, fully illustrated with colored pencils.



Gentle and poetic expressions of loving thoughts, to be read from parent to child, or shared by one caring soul to another. Appropriate for any age, I LOVE YOU LIKE A RAINBOW is a 7.5" x 7.5" 28-page softbound book. Price: $7 plus $3 shipping. Ask about seasonal and quantity discounts. Sandraugriffin@gmail.com

THE ADVENTURES OF MARSHELA MOUSE

 Marshela Mouse has never left her snug home in the corner of the chicken house. One morning, however, she bravely makes her way out into the busy sunlit world of the barnyard. Here she finds more excitement than she bargained for: an angry rooster, a curious girl-child, a warmhearted pig, and a menacing cat.




Young readers will find 48 pages of exciting farmyard adventures in this softbound 8.5" x 11" storybook. Every page is illustrated in pen and ink with color washes. Grades: Pre-K to 4. Price: $10 plus $3 shipping. Ask about seasonal and quantity discounts. Sandraugriffin@gmail.com


THE GARDENCHILDREN AND OTHER STORIES

 This is a collection of seven fully-illustrated short stories for children: The Gardenchildren, The Quiet Boy and the Monster of the Jungle,  The Prince of the Moon, Out on Loan, The Marble Walkingstick, The Skychild, and Beyond the City Walls.

These tales will take young readers (or listeners) to faraway lands where children grow in gardens, hatch from cocoons, ride monsters through the jungle, and dance upon the moon.


This softbound 8.5" x 11" book has 70 colored pencil illustrations. Grades: Pre-K to 4. Price: $10 plus $3 shipping. Ask about seasonal and quantity discounts. Sandraugriffin@gmail.com