The Domino Caper: A Blake E Mystery – Book One by Richard Rees

THE DOMINO CAPER is an illustrated, chapter-book for early readers and their parents.
BLAKE EDUN-ESPINOZA, a gangly fourth-grader with myopia, has no intention of becoming a detective, let alone the ‘Sherlock Holmes’ of BLUE HILLS PRIMARY. That is, until a green visitor galumphs from his backpack and creates a ‘ginormous messaballoo’ in MRS BARTER’S classroom.
Although unjustly chastened for the Kermit-kerfuffle, Blake’s sob story falls on deaf ears when he and twin sister BROOKE, arrive home. His MUM—an author—is amused, and his DAD—an engineer and Sesame Street devotee—simply chides; “Instead of complaining Blake, why not find who tricked you?”
With the assistance of his Uncle NIC, Blake makes cardboard models related to the mystery as he endeavours to unmask the elusive TRICKSTER.
This is a tale of pranked victims and domino clues, of disappointments and perseverance, of classmates and family support, of a foiled plot and comeuppance—all in less than fifteen chapters.
A papercraft Blake, Search-a-word, Clue-word and picture to colour can be found at www.richardreeswrites.com.
THE DOMINO CAPER is the first in a series of three BLAKE E MYSTERIES. THE ALPHABET CAPER and THE BILLY-BUCK CAPER will be published in coming months.

Author: Richard Rees

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Amazing Adventures of Lucas and Charlie At the Ice Skating Rink: Children Fictional Stories (Toddler Ice Skating Apparel,Toddler Ice Skating Lessons,Children … Movies,Children Ice Skating Competitio by Renee Sandy

Twins Lucas and Charlie Attend the Birthday Party of their Cousin at The Ice Skating Rink Where They Make an Unusual Discovery about Their Mother and Make an Amazing Friend.

Author: Renee Sandy

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The Domino Caper: A Blake E Mystery – Book One by Richard Rees

THE DOMINO CAPER is an illustrated, chapter-book for early readers and their parents.
BLAKE EDUN-ESPINOZA, a gangly fourth-grader with myopia, has no intention of becoming a detective, let alone the ‘Sherlock Holmes’ of BLUE HILLS PRIMARY. That is, until a green visitor galumphs from his backpack and creates a ‘ginormous messaballoo’ in MRS BARTER’S classroom.
Although unjustly chastened for the Kermit-kerfuffle, Blake’s sob story falls on deaf ears when he and twin sister BROOKE, arrive home. His MUM—an author—is amused, and his DAD—an engineer and Sesame Street devotee—simply chides; “Instead of complaining Blake, why not find who tricked you?”
With the assistance of his Uncle NIC, Blake makes cardboard models related to the mystery as he endeavours to unmask the elusive TRICKSTER.
This is a tale of pranked victims and domino clues, of disappointments and perseverance, of classmates and family support, of a foiled plot and comeuppance—all in less than fifteen chapters.
A papercraft Blake, Search-a-word, Clue-word and picture to colour can be found at www.richardreeswrites.com.
THE DOMINO CAPER is the first in a series of three BLAKE E MYSTERIES. THE ALPHABET CAPER and THE BILLY-BUCK CAPER will be published in coming months.

Author: Richard Rees

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Amazing Adventures of Lucas and Charlie At the Ice Skating Rink: Children Fictional Stories (Toddler Ice Skating Apparel,Toddler Ice Skating Lessons,Children … Movies,Children Ice Skating Competitio by Renee Sandy

Twins Lucas and Charlie Attend the Birthday Party of their Cousin at The Ice Skating Rink Where They Make an Unusual Discovery about Their Mother and Make an Amazing Friend.

Author: Renee Sandy

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The Secret of Markree Castle: 4 boys, 3 days, 1 castle. (Li & Lu Book 2) by Bradley Charbonneau

The babysitter flaked and four young boys have pretty much free reign of a castle. “Wait, what?” they ask. Yes, they heard it right. While one of their dads is getting married, the boys are free to explore the castle.”They’re old enough to be responsible, aren’t they?” one dad asked the other. Ah, we soon shall see what the boys discover as they explore the castle, make new friends and learn of the secret of the Markree Castle.But what is the secret of the castle? What lurks behind all of those doors down in the cellar? Who’s that scary old guy Killian? Is Alastar to be trusted?You see, dear reader, I don’t know yet. These four boys are the creatives behind the story. In many ways, I’m just the messenger. The story and magic and secrets of the castle are up to them. It’s a collaborative effort and we talk, we imagine, we have Skype calls with poor WiFi connections while two boys are getting ready for bed in San Francisco, California and the other two are having breakfast in a restaurant in their hometown of Beijing, China. A good idea? No way! But fun and rewarding? Absolutely.How is this going to work? How are two dads and four boys going to write a book together? Who knows! Has it been done before? Who knows! Who cares!What’s happening is that we’re all working on a project together. The kids are digging deeper into their creative minds and their dads are learning sides of their kids that they didn’t even know existed. What would your child answer to the question, “If you could have any magical power, what would it be?” Do you know what your child would answer? Of course not. But you might have an idea. Do you know what’s fun? Ask your child and guess (quietly) what they might say. Then listen to what they say and see how it differs from what you thought they would say. The answer might surprise you.That’s how we’re writing this book. It’s a collaboration of these four boys and two dads (from different families). Three of us live in San Francisco and three of us live in Beijing. We’re using shared online documents and Skype calls to communicate the story, the characters, and what’s going to happen next.This first book (available April 1, 2015 in honor of Li & Lu’s first adventure, The Secret of Kite Hill published exactly one year prior) has turned into more of a story than we had imagined and it’s going to make this book only the first part of a series with the four boys at the castle.Oh, dear reader, I wish I could tell you what’s going to happen in books two and three, but I don’t know myself. We’ll have to see what the boys come up with. But for now, enjoy The Secret of the Markree Castle and please leave us a note in the comments as to what you’d like to see in the upcoming books.Thanks for visiting. We hope you enjoy the story.

Author: Bradley Charbonneau

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews