Quest For The Neptius
Copyright ©2023 by A.H. Benjamin
ISBN 9781733354875 Middle Grade Chapter Book - ages 7-12 / 122 Pages / Pub Date March 7, 2023
"Quest for the Neptius is a delightful fantasy novel in which an ordinary girl is awed by her encounters with good, evil, and her personal power to achieve greatness."
– Foreword Reviews
Meet Marissa, a caring, curious, and brave eleven-year-old girl whose summer stroll on a quiet beach becomes an epic adventure that pulls her into a mysterious undersea world. Lured by the simple sounds of a unique seashell, Marissa finds herself pulled into a battle between an ancient marine species and advanced life forms not of this planet. Her survival and only path home is that of legends as she befriends magical creatures and battles an evil nymph while in quest of a simple flower. The petals of the Neptius flower hold the answers and are the salvation for Marissa and an entire undersea universe.
Tennyson's Big Secret
Copyright ©2023 by A.H. Benjamin
ISBN 9781735853550 Picture Book - ages 0-6 32 Pages / Pub Date September 27, 2023
From acclaimed London-based author comes a charming read aloud picture book that is humorous and touching. Tennyson has a BIG secret. He can do a MAGICAL thing. Guessing this quite spectacular, possibly loud, potentially outrageous, or ultimately endearing secret brings the reader to the heart of the latest picture book by renowned London-based author AH Benjamin. Through simple dialogue and a smattering of outlandish and comical illustrations, this picture-walk, early-reader adventure follows young Tennyson and his highly confused kitten as we await the big reveal.
The Cousins Are Coming
Copyright ©2023 by Kay Jones
ISBN 9781735853543 Picture Book - ages 3-8 32 Pages / Pub Date May 23, 2023
What happens when the annual family ‘get-together’ commences? Humor, mischief, a twinge of jealousy, an abundance of mayhem, and a healthy dose of pure joy! Through lyrical rhyme and colorful, humorous illustrations readers will realize that “The cousins are coming!”—followed by a “dash out the door to meet the crew…with hugs and laughter and a kiss or two. “YUCK!” From ‘rock-paper-scissors’ to unauthorized spying on the parents, the gathering of two families presents relatable interactions between children, some coming-of-age moments, a touch of tenderness, and the building of memories. Kay Jones’ first picture book is more than a playbook for friendship, it also captures the gift of family.
BEN FRANKLIN AWARD - SILVER (ages 0-3) 2022 / BEN FRANKLIN AWARD - SILVER (ages 4-8)
FIRST PLACE - INDIE READER DISCOVERY AWARD (Early Reader) 2022
Y ahora que?
Copyright ©2023 by Brenda Faatz & Peter Trimarco
ISBN 9781733354868 Picture Book - ages 3-8 44 Pages
The award-winning NOW WHAT? Spanish edition. The book title begs the question and the answers deal with obstacles which become opportunities in this comical romp. Curiosity, frustration, anticipation, and a unique perspective are at the heart of this tale about Lizzy (from the “It’s Just So…” book series). Primarily a picture walk written in lyrical rhyme, we are taken on a little journey through a day that brings personal growth, a few tears, the meeting of a new neighbor and a good dose of laughter.
A Penguin's Quest
Copyright ©2022 by Scott McDermott
Written by Scott McDermott Illustrated by Christine Anderson
Pub Date 2.2.22 / Picture Book - ages 3-8 36 Pages
Take a journey with Ingrid the penguin as she ventures from her home in Antarctica in search of a mythic place where it’s said, a penguin can learn to fly. On the advice of some seriously lost pigeons our young protagonist sets out determined to accomplish something never imagined before for a penguin. Along the way we meet some surprising and colorful characters, making this a truly engaging adventure about chasing a dream. The mystery of Ingrid’s destination holds the answers as this little penguin is on the verge of a discovery that could rock the penguin world.