Monthly Archives: February 2020

Do Your Children Love Giraffes?

I wrote Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe after I met a woman whose grandson was feeling insecure. She asked me if I would write a story to help him feel better. His name was Jeffrey and this is his story. I, … Continue reading

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Do Your Children Love Kittens?

I wrote Colby the Courageous Cat to memorialize my daughter’s cat, Colby. He was quite an adventuresome cat and always getting into mischief. In this story Colby is a kitten and takes on the care of his siblings. All Jemsbooks … Continue reading

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Do Your Children Know it is Important to be Kind to Animals?

Do your children know it is important to be kind to animals? I wrote Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey for my youngest grandson when he was only three. He wanted a book about his favorite stuffed animal, a monkey. He … Continue reading

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Do Your Children Love Moose?

I wrote Broose the Moose on the Loose for the children at the Moose Hill School in Londonderry, New Hampshire. One day when I was picking up my grandson from summer school I noticed the glass enclosure with all kinds … Continue reading

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Do Your Children Love Polar Bears?

I created Jesse the Precocious Polar Bear for a little boy I met when on vacation in Aruba. When he found out that I was an author of children’s books he was interested in a book about polar bears, his … Continue reading

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Do Your Children Love Dragons? Check out Drystan the Dragon and Friends Series, Book 1!

If your children love dragons, they are going to love Drystan the Dragon and Friends Series, Book 1 which is now available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. This is a series of six books about dragons of different colors … Continue reading

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Do Your Children Love Jerry the Crabby Crayfish?

Jerry was a real pet that we had in a fish tank in our home. He was a cantankerous little fellow in a beautiful shade of blue. He did wave his claws at us to remind us to feed him … Continue reading

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Do Your Kids Love Lambs?

If your children love lambs please check out my children’s book, Lamby the Lonely Lamb. Lamby was created for my granddaughter who has carried around her stuffed lamb toy since she was an infant. She slept with it every night … Continue reading

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Do Your Children Love Raccoons?

Check out my children’s book, Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon on Amazon and Barnes & Noble for some fun adventures for your little ones. They will laugh and giggle over Ricky’s antics as he gets into all kinds of trouble when … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves – #Childrens – Abby and Holly Series Book 4: The Hidden Stairway by Janice Spina

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Just a reminder that if you are in the Cafe and Bookstore and have a new release either on pre-order or already available you are welcome to a New Book on the Shelves promotion..…

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