A Bed for Fred

Hardcover – November 2013

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Ready for a nap, young Fred the Basset Hound goes to his room after an energetic morning of play and the unthinkable happens: his favorite comfy, red bed has disappeared! After a search of his house that involved an exchange with a less than helpful mouse, Fred sets out on a journey outside to find his bed. Along the way he meets a sedentary frog, an enthusiastic cricket, and a sympathetic owl. The dilemma of his lost bed intensifies as Fred realizes he has strayed too far from home without telling his father that he left. A Bed for Fred is a delightful journey relatable to young children, figuring out the world they live in as well as their first experiences with complication and change.

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Rusty Coati: In Search of the Great River

Hardcover – May 29th 2020

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In the opening story of the Rusty Coati series, a young Rusty sits on the branch of a giant kapok tree. From there, it looks like the Amazon forest goes on forever and ever.

Rusty is ready for a grand quest. He wants to find the Great River Old Boris talks about. Legend has it that the river is so wide it cuts the world in two!

Saying goodbye to his family and friends, the courageous ring-tailed coati sets out into the vast, scary, and sometimes dangerous wilderness.  Will he ever find the river and understand the true meaning of the ancient tale? Will he make it back to his valley to tell his friends?

ABOUT THE RUSTY COATI STORIES

Rusty Coati is a very curious creature and wants to know more about his home, the great Amazon jungle. He embarks on a number of bold adventures and overcomes daring challenges with the support of some trustworthy friends he meets along the way.

The  Rusty Coati stories are authored and wonderfully illustrated by Aldo Galli who had the honor of bringing to life the 40th anniversary edition of Richard Adams’ Watership Down, one of the best-selling novels of all time.

Aldo Galli wants to use his art through the medium of children’s books to help parents and kids discover the treasures of the Amazon rainforest and learn how important this place is in our world.

 

 

 

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Rusty Coati: In Search of the Great River

Softcover – May 29th 2020

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In the opening story of the Rusty Coati series, a young Rusty sits on the branch of a giant kapok tree. From there, it looks like the Amazon forest goes on forever and ever.

Rusty is ready for a grand quest. He wants to find the Great River Old Boris talks about. Legend has it that the river is so wide it cuts the world in two!

Saying goodbye to his family and friends, the courageous ring-tailed coati sets out into the vast, scary, and sometimes dangerous wilderness.  Will he ever find the river and understand the true meaning of the ancient tale? Will he make it back to his valley to tell his friends?

ABOUT THE RUSTY COATI STORIES

Rusty Coati is a very curious creature and wants to know more about his home, the great Amazon jungle. He embarks on a number of bold adventures and overcomes daring challenges with the support of some trustworthy friends he meets along the way.

The  Rusty Coati stories are authored and wonderfully illustrated by Aldo Galli who had the honor of bringing to life the 40th anniversary edition of Richard Adams’ Watership Down, one of the best-selling novels of all time.

Aldo Galli wants to use his art through the medium of children’s books to help parents and kids discover the treasures of the Amazon rainforest and learn how important this place is in our world.

 

 

 

$19.95
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Superhero Sam Saves His Family

Paperback – September 2015

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What Should Sam Do?

Sam has a problem. His parents won’t play with him. They’re always too busy or too tired. At first he gets mad, but then he listens to them and gets an idea about how he can help them.

Does Sam learn the value of compassion?

In this delightful story told from a child’s perspective, kids of all ages can learn the true value of helping someone.

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The Fox Forest Band

Title: The Fox Forest Band
Author: Lisa E. Lindman

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How do you fight an evil wizard when your only weapon is your smarts?

A happy group of forest animals are stopped cold by a wizard’s enchanted fog that
whispers their greatest fears. The animals think they have to run away but a brave
fox gives them a better idea. He shows them how to stand up for themselves and
how to handle the problem at its source.
Join the fox and his friends as they figure out how to defeat a bully wizard—and
have fun in the process!

The Fox Forest Band is wonderfully illustrated with strong characters handling a real-life
situation—bullying—in an imaginative and fun way. My daughter loves me reading
this to her. —Samantha Pasco, Teacher

A good story with quality illustrations, The Fox Forest Band is sure to delight kids of all
ages—for who hasn’t had to deal with someone pushing them around? —A.W.

$17.95
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The Heart of a Hummingbird

Hardcover – September, 30 2017

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A great fire rages on the African grasslands, driving all the animals into the open for safety.  Enemies must come together and figure out what to do. King Elephant has an idea , but will it put out the fire?  A little hummingbird dares to offer another solution—but no one wants to listen to him.  Will King Elephant finally pay attention to the little bird, or will the animal’s homeland be destroyed?

In a beautifully illustrated book, an ancient African folk tale from Ghana comes alive through the grandfather storyteller (modeled after the author’s own grandfather who related this story to him many years ago), teaching children and adults alike what it means to have courage in the face of overwhelming adversity, of standing up for what you believe even when no one listens.  The Heart of a Hummingbird will capture your imagination and empower you to always find a solution—no matter what!

All author proceeds are donated to The Human Factor Leadership Academy in Ghana, Africa.

$17 is tax deductible through Institute for Human Factor Development (IIHFD). You will receive notification from IIHFD.

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The Remarkable Animal Band

Paperback – November 30th, 2013

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All the animals gathered together in a magical, mythical land, and they said, “it’s such fun making music, we should start up an animal band!”

So begins The Remarkable Animal Band, a delightful romp through a forest of animals of all kinds as they all find a way to make music together. Join in the fun as the elephant toots, a snake plays the bassoon and a bobcat plinks on his banjo “a toe-tapping tune.”

Written by a grandmother in 1965 for her grandsons, generations of family members, neighbors, and friends have enjoyed the animals as they put together their band. We invite you to join in the fun!

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Willie and the Tomato Garden

Paperback – August 8th, 2011

STAR RATING

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How Can You Teach a Child to Willingly Share What They Love?

. . . She gave the worm a push with her round black nose. . . “You happen to be eating one of my tomatoes!” exclaimed Willie, poking her nose even closer . . .

Willie loves tomatoes, but she is not willing to share them.

Does Willie need to keep all the tomatoes to herself?

Discover how three little garden friends help Willie understand that sharing comes from the heart, and when there is a willingness to share, good things happen!

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Willie and the Tomato Garden

Hardcover – July 12th 2017

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How Can You Teach a Child to Willingly Share What They Love?

. . . She gave the worm a push with her round black nose. . . “You happen to be eating one of my tomatoes!” exclaimed Willie, poking her nose even closer . . .

Willie loves tomatoes, but she is not willing to share them.

Does Willie need to keep all the tomatoes to herself?

Discover how three little garden friends help Willie understand that sharing comes from the heart, and when there is a willingness to share, good things happen!

$14.95
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