• A shining light appeared, and when the golden light faded away, there stood a majestic creature no one had ever seen. He came to protect a little girl from her nightmares. Inspired by the legend of the Baku, find out how this special animal provided comfort to a child.

    About the Author: Makell Moody

    MAKELL MOODY is a graduate of St. Pius X High School in Houston, Texas. When she was in the fourth grade, she had nightmares every night and was afraid to fall asleep. While growing up, she had loved learning about all kinds of mythology and came across the legend of the Baku. This creature, said to devour nightmares, helped Makell overcome her fear. She sewed together her own stuffed animal to match the Baku in the legend. Later, she wrote this story in hopes that it would give other children something to help them overcome their nightmares and sleep peacefully. She is currently a sophomore, majoring in English, at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Three Scientific Kitties use their special skills to solve the mysteries of science. Find out if they have what it takes to create the formula to bring their next invention to life. Their next discovery might just be out of this world!
  • U?nete a Patch en una aventura en el Campo de Texas. Una visita a la casa de su Abuela abre los ojos de este conejito a un mundo completamente nuevo. Ella encuentra al unos ami os en el camino y se divierte con ellos. Patch explora el paisaje y los sonidos de la re io?n montan?osa y finalmente hace un ran descubrimiento acerca de ella misma.

    About the Author: Mary Delmore Balagia

    Mary is a full time Honey,
  • Go and Explore!

    Go and Explore! Join Patch on a Texas Hill Country adventure. A visit to Grandmother Honey Bunny s house opens this little bunny s eyes to a whole new world. She even finds some friends along the way to share the fun. As Patch explores the sights and sounds of the hill country, she ultimately makes a big discovery about herself.

  • After hearing the legend of the magical yellow butterfly, Bobby and Susi decide to catch one for themselves. They hope that the yellow butterfly will make all of their wishes come true. However, once they capture the magical yellow butterfly, they realize an important truth
  • Ava and Prince are like most dogs. They want a place to call home, where love is yummy like peanut butter and belly rubs never end. This is their sweet, real-life story about home, family and love. Ava, formerly "Foxy," is given up by her family because she's too energetic. Prince, formerly "Sam," is found abandoned and alone. They have a lot in common. Both like to play, roll in the grass, dress in costumes and eat shoes. In their new home, there are a few house rules. It'll take patience and love, as Ava and Prince find a special place in the heart of a lady who smells like lemons and gumdrops.  

    About the Author: Joy Sewing

    Joy Sewing is an award-winning journalist and fashion editor for the Houston Chronicle. She’s also host of the Joyful Life Radio Show. She lives in Houston with Ava and Prince. This is her first children’s book.
  • Colorea a travs del mundo fantstico de la Seorita Molly, las princesas y todas las cosas rosas! Este libro est basado en la serie de libros de la Seorita Molly. Ahora todos pueden ver lo que hace Molly en cada estacin del ao!

    About the Author: Melissa Williams

    Melissa M. Williams is the author of the Iggy the Iguana chapter book series, the Turtle Town chapter book series and the Little Miss Molly picture book for kids, the owner of LongTale Publishing and founder of the Literacy Non-Profit Organization
  •   "Different, not less...he's MORE!" the zoo animals shouted! Grant the giraffe is the newest baby to be born at the city zoo. Grant appears to be a regular giraffe until the other animals notice that there is something different about the way he looks. His spots aren't spots at all -- they are shaped like jigsaw puzzle pieces! As Grant grows up and spends time with the other animals, they learn that he is different in many other ways. Follow Grant's journey as he sets off to discover his special talent and not let his differences stand in the way of his big dreams. Get ready to be amazed by this young giraffe and discover what different minds CAN do.

    About the Illustrator & Author:

  • There's a song inside every child waiting to be heard! Ride the waves and fly through the sky with your friend, Purple Song! This little purple companion, a treble clef with wings, shows you how to sing your way through your troubles. She lets you see that friendships can emerge into beautiful melodies. Join Purple Song as she lifts you up and shares her connection to the power of music.

  • Shiver

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    The underwater world is full of families. Schools of fish, pods of dolphins and swarms of eels swim together in perfect harmony. Trevor dreams of belonging to a family ... but he's a SHARK! No one wants to swim with a tiger shark. But even a shark needs group of friends. Although Trevor is constantly judged by what he looks like on the outside, he never gives up hope of finding a family. His big heart and caring attitude leads him to form the SHIVER of his dreams. Through his experiences and an encounter with a curious sea turtle, Trevor realizes that your family is more than who brought you into the world and that friendships can last a lifetime.  

    About the Author: Melissa Williams

    Melissa M. Williams is the author of the Iggy the Iguana chapter book series, the Turtle Town chapter book series and the Little Miss Molly picture book for kids, the owner of LongTale Publishing and founder of the Literacy Non-Profit Organization
  • Let Your Light Shine! Some crayons are made green, others are pink, and once in a while one may even be gold! The Golden Crayon is different than all of the other crayons in the box, but that is what makes him special. When this little crayon learns to embrace his unique light, his inner confidence shines. The Golden Crayon learns a valuable lesson, that no matter your hue or shade, God made everyone perfect in His image.

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  • Molly lives in her own little world of make-believe and all things pink. That's because princesses wear pink! Princesses also dress up in pretty things, hang out with fairies...or in Molly's case, her pet dragonfly, and always find a way to be the center of attention. Molly's princess-like life is perfect until a huge disaster spoils her special day and teaches this little lizard there's a lot more to being a princess than looking pretty.

    About the Author: Melissa Williams

    Melissa M. Williams is the author of the Iggy the Iguana chapter book series, the Turtle Town chapter book series and the Little Miss Molly picture book for kids, the owner of LongTale Publishing and founder of the Literacy Non-Profit Organization
  • Color your way through Little Miss Molly's world of make-believe, princesses and all things pink! Based on the Little Miss Molly picture books, kids now get to see what this little lizard is up to during each season of the year.

    About the Author: Melissa Williams

    Melissa M. Williams is the author of the Iggy the Iguana chapter book series, the Turtle Town chapter book series and the Little Miss Molly picture book for kids, the owner of LongTale Publishing and founder of the Literacy Non-Profit Organization
  • Molly vive en su pequeño mundo de imaginación, donde todo es color rosa. ¡Y eso es porque todas las princesas se visten de color ROSA! Las princesas tambien se visten muy bonitas y juegan con hadas madrinas. Y en el caso de Molly y su mascota, una libélula, siempre tratan de ser el centro de atención. La vida de Molly, como la de las princesas, parece ser perfecta, hasta que le pasa algo desastrozo que le enseña a esta lagartijita, que hay mucho más sobre las princesas que verse bonitas.
  • The Birthday of an Angel is an inspirational journey of an everlasting relationship and connection that lives on forever. Losing a loved one is never easy. Most people think of death as a loss, something that causes such heartbreak one would rather not think about it. This book shares a different perspective, showing that your loved one is an angel and will always be with you.

    About the Author: Zoey Leslie Hess

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    Zoey Leslie Hess is the author of The Birthday of an Angel. Zoey is from Houston, Texas and is currently a 5th grader at Shlenker Elementary. Zoey enjoys many activities, including, volleyball, tennis and art. Zoey lost her Papa in 2010 and wanted this book to explain how you can still have connections with your loved ones who have passed away.

    www.thebirthdayangel.com

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  • MacGyver is BIG! Bigger than most puppies, MacGyver tries to find a place where he belongs. Fitting in with his new family presents a few challenges, until MacGyver figures out a way to prove that bigger is better. This heartwarming story brings to life the bond that grows between children and their pets and shows that our differences can be our greatest gifts.

    About the Author: Quinn Holladay

    The name Quinn has special meaning - both her mother and grandmother carry the name. A native Houstonian, Quinn Holladay graduated from Bellaire High School, obtained her bachelor
  • MacGyver is a Big Brother! The best big black dog found a home where he belongs. However, the arrival of a new puppy named Rocky turns his life upside down. MacGyver feels left out, except when he is getting blamed for Rocky's mistakes. Soon he realizes that Rocky needs a big brother to watch out for him. This heartwarming story shows the bond that can grow between brothers and shows that our siblings can not only become our friends, but our super-heroes.

    About the Author: Quinn Holladay

    The name Quinn has special meaning - both her mother and grandmother carry the name. A native Houstonian, Quinn Holladay graduated from Bellaire High School, obtained her bachelor
  • Celebrate beauty from within on a fashionable and luxurious adventure full of love, hope and friendship. The Princessa dreams of helping her mother plan the perfect charity event to honor her BFF! When the night of the festivities arrive, a major disaster turns the two little girls fabulous celebration upside down. Even the prettiest dresses and most fashionable hats can't fix this dilemma. The Princessa discovers that life is not always perfect, and it is in our greatest challenges where we find the true beauty of love.

    About the Author: Donae Cangelosi Chramosta

    Donae Cangelosi Chramosta, known to friends as The Vintage Contessa, is a self proclaimed shopaholic, fashionista and lover of all things vintage. Alongside her husband, Rob, and with daily input from her little Princessa, Bella, she runs a beautiful luxury boutique and website, selling vintage items from the fashion houses of Hermes, Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Always a firm believer in following your dreams, she decided to make one of hers come true when she sat down with Bella to write their first children's book, The Vintage Contessa & Princessa, and donate a portion of the book proceeds to children cancer charities. Learn more about the author and her inspiration for the book at TheVintageContessa.com.