Tag Archives: childrens books

November 20

Writers Inspiring Change book review: Talon, On the Wing by Gigi Sedlmayer

Talon, On the Wing by Gigi Sedlmayer An enjoyable read for all ages. A very creative story, second in the series. A moving tale about a family living in a foreign country and their daughter who is very small for her age. None of the children or neighbors accepted her because she is different. With […]

September 29

Book Review: Alicia and the Light Bulb People in Star Factory 13, by Barbara Roman

  ***Five Stars*** Alicia and the Light Bulb People in Star Factory 13, by Barbara Roman, while a children’s book, is simply one of those stories that awakens the imagination and dreams within all of us. Alicia, a young girl, finds herself in a magical place, amidst used and forgotten light bulbs, all of them […]

September 18

Book Review: Talon Encounter (Book 5 of the Talon series) by Gigi Sedlmayer

Another great story about the African Condors and their relationship with the people who helped them. Amazing relationships with people and God’s creatures. A brave child, Matica who is wise way beyond her years, unites the villagers and the natural inhabitants of the area in a wonderful, funny and exciting way. A good read for […]

August 27

The Author Spotlight on Gigi Sedlmayer, author of the Talon series

Tell us about yourself! I was born in Berlin, Germany, on 19 May 1944. Escaping to the West before the wall went up, we moved around, a lot, changing schools many times because my father had to go where he could find work after the war. It was not good for me, since I didn’t […]

June 21

Review: Talon: Come Fly with Me – Book One of the Talon Series, by Gigi Sedlmayer

  Talon: Come Fly with Me – Book One of the Talon Series, by Gigi Sedlmayer, is an absolutely delightful story for people of all ages. A story of friendship, love and acceptance. A very young girl named Matica moves to another country with her family and faces all kinds of challenges and emotional trials. […]

February 21

Book review: Zygi’s Beans by Dustin Corkery

Zygi’s Beans by Dustin Corkery is an imagination-sparking children’s book. It’s a fun read, with quick and easy dialogue, and creative fun-filled pictures that portray the journey of Zygi. We hope to see more of Zygi and her adventures in the future. Book review by International Writers Inspiring Change  

January 21

Book review: The Halloween Parade (Monstacademy Book 1) by Matt Beighton

  The Halloween Parade (Monstacademy Book 1) by Matt Beighton, is a delightful story for youngsters (and oldsters) about a young girl’s plight, Trixie Grimble, who is sent to a boarding school against her will. Not exactly a normal school either –  Monroe’s School for the Different (Monstacademey). The school is full of Vampires, Werewolves, Ghosts, […]

November 11

Book Review: A Buss from Lafayette, by Dorothea Jensen

A Buss from Lafayette, by Dorothea Jensen, is a delightful historical fiction for younger women. And if you didn’t already know, the word “buss” means kiss. Being a grandmother, I must say that I enjoyed every word of it. It is well-written, entertaining and a wonderful peek into the life of a girl who had […]

November 03

Author Spotlight: Dorothea Jensen, author of A Buss from Lafayette

IWIC: Tell us about you! Dorothea: My name is Dorothea Jensen. I was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and grew up in Chillicothe, Illinois. I majored in English literature at Carleton College and earned an MA in education at the University of New Mexico. I have been an ESL tutor for refugees, taught junior high and […]

November 01

Book Review: The Hidden City of Chelldrah-Ham: Stig’s Flight of Encounters, by Stephan von Clinkerhoffen

The Hidden City of Chelldrah-ham: Stig’s Flight of Encounters, by Stephan von Clinkerhoffen, is a delightful and whimsical fantasy about adventure and doing the right thing in difficult situations. It was a pleasure to read and to experience the journey of a young boy into a fantasy world. Book review by International Writers Inspiring Change […]