Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Indie Authors Bring Adorable Holiday Tales to Life - Giveaway

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The holidays are nearly here and families everywhere are planning their celebrations to make the most of their time together.

As parents get their gift lists ready, there are some beautifully-illustrated seasonal titles from indie authors that are sure to delight children of all ages. Each of these delightful books was published via Amazon’s independent-publishing platforms – CreateSpace for print books and Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) for e-books – and all are perfectly-poised to become the next seasonal classics for generations of children and families to come. These imagination-stimulating stories and the endearing characters they introduce are great for lighting up the holiday season and bringing families everywhere even closer together:

Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis”—A swashbuckling winter’s tale and the newest addition to the multi-award-winning Captain No Beard book series by Carole P. Roman, finds the daring pirate Captain No Beard and his loyal crew heaving anchor for adventure as they steer a course due north for the icy waters of the Arctic. A prolific children’s book writer, Carole’s work is inspired by the antics of her grandchildren, who she often features in the pages of her books.


The Fox and the Snowman” – A beautiful story by author Angela Muse about a lone fox and his journey through a year of changing seasons. Along the way, the young fox discovers friendship and family in this colorful seasonal tale that’s perfect for giving and receiving at holiday time.

The Deep and Snowy Wood” – A delightful picture book about a deer, a squirrel and a mole and the very special person who pays a brief visit to the deep and snowy wood. Penned by author Elwyn Tate, this playful rhyming title is sure to captivate children during the holiday season and all year-round.

Kat McGee and The School of Christmas Spirit” (A Kat McGee Adventure) (Volume 1) – The first in a series of chapter books for young readers, featuring 5th grader and holiday-saving legend Kat McGee. In “Kat McGee and The School of Christmas Spirit” by Rebecca Munsterer, Kat travels back in time and through a magical snowglobe to meet Mrs. Claus and experience the true spirit of the holiday.

The 13 Dog Days of Christmas” – An amusing and engaging counting book for children written by Melanie Johnston and illustrated by Bob Reedy that inserts a variety of adorable dogs into the familiar 12 Days of Christmas rhyme. The giggle-inducing title helps kids with their counting skills, all with a charming holiday theme. A portion of proceeds from this book benefit Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF).
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51 comments:

Maryann D. said...

I would most excited to read first "The Fox and the Snowman"
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KV H said...

I'm excited to read Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis.

bison61 said...

The Deep and Snowy Wood book looks cute

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rubynreba said...

I would pick The Fox and the Snowman.

Chad Gusta said...

I'd like fox and snowman

jakiesmom said...

the fox and the snowman they love foxes cause of swiper

janetfaye said...

I am most excited to read first The Deep and Snowy Wood.

Jennifer Cervantes said...

I am most excited to read the deep and snowy wood.

SnowflakeDay (Audra) said...

My daughter would probably want to read The Deep and Snowy Wood first. the illustration looks cute and everybody loves a squirrel!
-Audra O'Hara

Peggy said...

I want to read the The Deep and Snowy Wood book.

Michele said...

I can't wait to read the 13 Dog Days of Christmas!

Carol M said...

I would love to read The Deep and Snowy Wood book to my grandson!

katy said...

I want to read The 13 Dog Days of Christmas to the girls.

Carol said...

The fox & the snowman, definitely!

Robin Wilson said...

I would love to read the Kat McGee book. So glad that it is the first in a series.

[Whatever U are, be a good one!] said...

I love them all but am most excited to read "Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis" first!
Thank You for the chance

Fiona N

Isaiahsmom said...

My son would read the 13 Dog Days of Christmas.

Xty C said...

I'm excited about the Fox and the snowman

Kristen said...

I'd like to read The Deep and Snowy Wood.

j1man1r66 said...

They all look so sweet, I think maybe the Fox and The snowman as the first read!
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Jennifer Rogers

Ashley Rexrode said...

I think my kids would like the 13 dog days of Christmas best

Colleen Maurina said...

I would love to read The Deep and Snowy Wood with my four little grandchildren!

Seyma Bennett Shabbir said...

My sons would love to read the 13 dog days of Christmas!

Ty Beth said...

They would love to read Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis first!

Nancy said...

First we would read he Deep and Snowy Wood.

Nancy
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Lauren said...

The Deep and Snowy Wood looks really cute.

Robin Abrams said...

I would pick The Fox and the Snowman

Animal Lover said...

the deep and snowy wood

brendaelsner said...

I am excited to read the deep and snowy wood.

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Charlene S. said...

Looking forward to “Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis”. I think my son would really like it.

ReggieMann said...


Kat McGee and The School of Christmas Spirit

Pam said...

I'm excited to read The Fox and The Snowman

Ken Ohl said...

the fox and the snowman. thankyou, ken pohl19@comcast.net

Danielle jones said...

I would like to read the Fox and the snowman first. It looks like it would be cute. Jonesfd(at)aol(dot)com

Ronda said...

I would love to read The Fox & the Snowman.

Audra said...

The doc and the snowman

Sue Hull said...

The Fox and the Snowman looks like a cute book.My niece would like this one. Thank you for the chance :)

Sue Hull said...

The Fox and the Snowman looks like a cute book.My niece would like this one. Thank you for the chance :)

Shelly - Lynchburg Mama said...

Kat McGee and The School of Christmas Spirit - my son would love this one!

Danielle said...

The 13 Dog Days of Christmas

Helen Bush said...

I like the 13 Dog Days of Christmas the best

Wehaf said...

I'd like to read "The Fox and the Snowman"!

Johanna England said...

I would read The Deep and Snowy Wood first because the illustrations are beautiful!

megan tilley said...

I would pick the fox and the snowman we love snowmen!

Darlene said...

I would like the Fox and the Snowman.

Anna C Tetreault said...

The 13 dog days of Christmas! And the Fox and the Snowman .. They both look adorable :)

Julie Waldron said...

I'd like The Fox & The Snowman.

Karen Propes said...

The Deep and Snowy Wood would be on my list of most favorite. Kids love to just sit and look out the window at the squirrels. They would love this book about one. They always want to bring them in to play with them and their dolls.

Donna said...

I really like the Fox and the Snowman. It looks super cute!

Clair Freebie said...

I bet my daughter would pick to read the 13 Dogs of Christmas first!

lilyk said...

The 13 Dog Days of Christmas looks very interesting!