A Wonderful Review!

I recently received an outstanding review from Olga DAgostino, aka, Mrs. D. She is a talented award-winning children’s book author.  Here is the wonderful review she wrote on Amazon and Goodreads of Louey the Lazy Elephant.

http://www.amazon.com/Louey-Lazy-Elephant-Janice-Spina-ebook/dp/B00EWOK1Q8/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1401291392&sr=1-1&keywords=Louey+the+lazy+elephant

“A great story, which teaches children to overcome difficulties and obstacles!

Grab a cookie and get ready, because you are in for some fun and learning! Louey the Lazy Elephant is one of those beloved books that instantly put a child and parent in a good mood. It will make parents smile, because at some point in our lives all of us have dealt with lazy kids. It will make children laugh, because many of them will recognize themselves as the lazy elephant. This sweet, bouncy story will make them think about their own behavior and learn something good. During the trip of the little adventurous elephant, they will learn about the consequences of not following their parents’ rules.

The story teaches a few good lessons: Not everyone wants to be your friend. Not everyone is as helpful as your mom. Not everyone is sympathetic to your problems. It will also teach children that they should usea good judgment in any situation. There is no need to panic if you are lost or do not know all the answers. In addition, it will teach children that there is always a way out and someone who is willing to help. And if you help someone, they will repay you with kindness.

As I followed Louey’s adventures, I was delighted to see how easily the lazy elephant transformed himself into a caring boy who had learned his lesson. Simple and well-thought-out illustrations give a special charm and personal touch to this lively story. I read it to my nephew’s six-year-old daughter. She fell in love with the adorable Louey. As a children’s author and grandmother, I was glad to see her giggling. When we finished reading, she said: “Louey was not lazy, just tired.” Well, that makes sense too. Janice Spina has created a wonderful read, providing great messages for children and grown-ups!”

Louey is available on Amazon and CreateSpace. Please pick up your copy today to see what positive life lessons your children will learn.

http://www.amazon.com/author/Janicespina7

http://www.createspace.com/4324983

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Thank you, Olga, for your wonderful review and kind words of support.

Check out Mrs. D’s creative and fun books too. http://www.amazon.com/Runaway-Clothes-Mrs-D-ebook/dp/B00K2XFGHC/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1401291004&sr=1-1&keywords=Mrs.+D+runaway+clothes

Remember: Reading Gives You Wings To Fly!

Stay tuned for more book reviews, author interviews and in my next blog my travels to Italy with my pictures of all the sites.  Can’t wait to share it all with you.

 

About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with 14 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 11 middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 3 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 19 Book Awards and a few Finalists in contests. AWARDS: MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Lamby the Lonely Lamby PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Books 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6. Abby & Holly Series, Books 1-3 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION - Davey & Derek Book 1, READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 3 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - BRONZE MEDAL - Abby & Holly Book 1 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe BOOK EXCELLENCE AWARD - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6 Authorsdb Cover Contest Silver Medal - Davey & Derek Book 5 FINALISTS: Authorsdb First Lines Contest, - Hunting Mariah and Mariah's Revenge were Finalists Red City Review Awards - Finalist - Davey & Derek Book 4 and received a 5-Star Review from Readers’ Favorite Book Awards. READERS’ FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS - 5-STAR REVIEW - Davey & Derek Book 4 All Janice's books are available on Amazon.com, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on Book 6 of Abby & Holly series for girls and Book 3 of Drystan the Dragon series for young children. A YA fantasy series will be coming in 2021 and beyond along with more children's books and novels for 18+. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog http://jemsbooks.blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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7 Responses to A Wonderful Review!

  1. Excellent review Janice 😀

  2. Congratulations, Janice! Lovely review 🙂

  3. What a super duper review, it must be lovely to know you make children giggle through your words. Charlotte 🙂

    • jjspina says:

      Thank you, Charlotte. I am thrilled with her kind words. Making children happy is what I love doing. Seeing the smiles on their little faces is worth more than the money.

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