Category Archives: animal stories

Children Learn with Clarence Henry the Hermit Crab that it’s Okay to be Different!

I wrote Clarence Henry the Hermit Crab in 2016. This story is based on a real life hermit crab that lived in a salt-water fish tank in our home. Clarence was a different kind of crab. My husband, John, purchased … Continue reading

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Learn How to be Brave Like – Award-Winning Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe!

I wrote Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe in 2017 when a grandmother I met at one of my books signings asked me if I would write a book for her grandson who was having some difficulties about being brave. Unfortunately, I … Continue reading

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Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier – My Adorable Pet!

Many of you have had a special pet or pets in your lifetime that you felt you could never replace. Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier was this sort of pet. She was a lifeline to me in a difficult time … Continue reading

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Love your Siblings – Colby the Courageous Cat!

Colby the Courageous Cat loves and cares for his siblings in this fun adventure. He teaches children that family is important and should be treated with kindness and respect. I wrote this book in memory of my daughter’s cat, Colby, … Continue reading

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Be Kind to Animals – Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey!

I wrote this story, Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey, for my youngest grandson when he was only three. He still has his monkey with him when he sleeps. He is now five years old. Children will learn that is it … Continue reading

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Teach Your Children to Be Kind to Others – Broose the Moose on the Loose!

It is difficult at times for children to know how important it is to be kind to others. In this Jemsbooks children’s book, children will read about Broose and find out how he reacted when he was treated kindly. He … Continue reading

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Jerry the Crabby Crayfish – Most Popular Book by Jemsbooks!

Jemsbooks most popular book for children is Jerry the Crabby Crayfish! When I wrote this book in 2014 I didn’t realize how popular crabby Jerry would become. We have sold more of this book than any another other books combined … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung!

Well, it’s here! Spring! I thought I’d never see it this year! It has been a cold brrr winter albeit not too much snow. I did miss the fact that we did not have much snow. I love snow as … Continue reading

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How Do You Encourage Your Children to Read?

Do you read? Do you encourage your children to read? If you say ‘yes’ to both of these questions then congratulations! You are giving your children a wonderful and precious gift. If your children see you reading avidly all the … Continue reading

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Do you need a fun read for a book report?

JEMSBOOKS.COM FOR BOOKS FOR ALL AGES! FUN READING FOR BOOK REPORTS! The start of school is rapidly approaching much to the chagrin of all students. Sorry kids, but all good things do come to an end. But it doesn’t have … Continue reading

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