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Lovely Feathered Quill Review for My Little Angel

I’m so pleased to share this lovely review by Feathered Quill Book Reviews for My Little Angel.

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A Favorite Fan, Ashlyn

My Little Angel By: Sherrill S. Cannon

Illustrated by: Kalpart ISBN: 978-1681819471

Reviewed by: Holly Connors for Feathered Quill Book Reviews – Review Date: May 2017

“Award-winning author Sherrill S. Cannon is at it again with her newest book, My Little Angel, telling a delightful story about a little girl and her guardian angel.

The star of our adventure, a sweet little girl (we never learn her name), tells the reader about her very special friend, Angela, who just happens to be her guardian angel. Angela sits on the girl’s shoulder and is dressed is a light blue dress with matching shoes, a halo, and white, almost translucent, wings. Angela always wears a big smile, and sparkling light seems to follow her wherever she goes.

The little girl talks about all the wonderful things her guardian angel does. For example,

She helps keep me safe as I’m walking to school,

Reminding me always to follow the rules.

She makes me look both ways when crossing the street,

And she makes sure I’m careful where I put my feet.

The author takes the reader through a full day of events, at home, at school, even getting ready for bed, with the guardian angel constantly at the girl’s side. Angela reminds the girl of many important things too, from brushing her teeth in the morning, saying “Thank you,” “Excuse me,” and “Please,” to helping her say her prayers at night. If she’s afraid, Angela is there to console her, and remind her to “Think of others, be helpful and kind.”

As soon as you read the first line of My Little Angel, you’ll know you’ve opened a good book:

Angela sits on my shoulder and glows –

Whatever I do or think, Angela knows…

The story, written in a nice-flowing rhyme, tells a sweet story that also helps impart life lessons (manners, caring for others) to young readers. Like the other books by Sherrill Cannon, this one is illustrated by Kalpart, a company that has a reputation for creating delightful images for books. Again, Kalpart does not disappoint as the drawings are vibrant and fun and are a perfect compliment to the story. At the back of the book the author has included “Special Notes” that ask children to a) hunt and find images of different book covers in the story; b) answer questions about their own safety habits; and c) answer questions about the story. Finally, if you purchase the author’s books from the website sbpra.com/curejm, 50% of the sales will be donated to help find a cure for Juvenile Myositis – a win-win for everybody!

Quill says: My Little Angel is a wonderful story for little ones who will love reading about Angela, a guardian angel, and dreaming up what their own guardian angel might look like and do to help them.”

 

 

The Quest Through the Stars by Donna Brooks Illustrated and designed by Kalpart

Kids Storybook Illustration
Kids Storybook Illustration

The Quest Through the Stars is a children’s novella based on a little dragon named Flame, who is in search of his mother. This educational children’s book takes readers through the trials and tribulations the young dragon faces while on his journey through the constellations.

The Great Zoo Breakout That Never Happened by Stephenie Carter

Children books bedtime stories
Children books bedtime stories

What happens when the King of Beasts decides it’s time to escape from the City Zoo? He plans a breakout taking all the animals with him, because surely the grass is greener outside the zoo. Read this interesting storybook about the zoo animals and enjoy the zoo ride this Holidays.

Book Covers by Kalpart

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Incidents at Moore Field School

Incidents at Moore Field School, the second book of the series set at Moore Field School in England, begins where Moore Field School and the Mystery left off. The mystery of the missing trophies continues as the students wonder what they can do to get the school’s trophies back. The head of the school, Miss Moore, used to attend the old school at the site, and has friends who have died. They turn out to be the ghosts that students Samantha and Jessica have been talking to. Continue reading Book Covers by Kalpart

Sammi’s Coat: The Adventures of Sammi Snake by Glenn A Trevethan.

Children Book Illustration
Children Book Illustration

Sammi’s Coat: The Adventures of Sammi Snake by Glenn A Trevethan.

After a relaxing nap high in the forest canopy, Sammi Snake discovers that he has lost his coat! Join Sammi and his good friend Kirsty Koala as they search high and low in the wattle tree forest for Sammi’s missing coat. Along the way they encounter a wily crocodile named Clarence who offers to help, but intends to have them for dinner! Continue reading Sammi’s Coat: The Adventures of Sammi Snake by Glenn A Trevethan.

Children and bedtime stories

Bedtime stories for children - illustrated by Kalpart
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The bedtime stories are a ritual which is followed generation to generation to prepare a child to sleep. When there were no books available as bedtime stories, the parent or the guardian used to create their own stories which would inspire the child to prepare for the life’s events. Bedtime stories were a powerful medium which helped the child to build up a character helping him/her to face the real world.

Bedtime stories can help imbibe the good manners and habits; it plays an important role in the child’s life and it has been proved by the researchers. The researchers have discovered that bedtime stories nourish the child to enhance his vision, ideas and reading ability. It is very important how the bedtime stories are read or narrated to a child. The well written, narrated and illustrated children book can enhance the child’s interest in the story and the books and it will inculcate a habit of reading information from any time of books. The bedtime stories include many different characters such as animals, birds, etc. and if the reader expresses and conveys these characters by hand signs and symbolic actions, along with the suitable expressions, it can help the child get engrossed in the story, and can help these different characters/animals very easily. It also develops their vocabulary as well as the pronunciation skills by observing the storytellers. Bedtime stories have also been able to help parents, guardians or grandparents to develop a strong bond with their children and grandchildren. Continue reading Children and bedtime stories