How to encourage your kids to dream big

And my oh my, it’s that time of year when kids wish for the moon.

Christmas sale ads are popping up everywhere! But games, new gadgets and brightly wrapped packages are not all kids dream about.  christmas-sack-964342_640

Article after article tell us they have great aspirations for their life. They dream and plan to do big things when they grow up. As parents, teachers, grandparents, and writers we need to encourage their dreams.

My books are written to inspire any little boy or girl to reach for the stars.

At long last, A Reluctant Little Prince is available in print!

Give a gift that keeps giving all year-long.

I hope you’ll remember it’s never too early to instill the love of reading to a child.

Give a book for the holidays.

Click on the image and read a sample. They are now available at

BOGO Kindle Matchbook is free with the purchase of a print copy.

Age 1-5
Age 1-5


Age 6-9







What Kids In 2015 Want To Be When They Grow Up by Susan Adams at Forbes.

Top 15 Kids’ Dream Jobs by  Alison Doyle

Check out this eclectic list from – What do you want to be when you grow up?  


Thank you to everyone for your encouragement and kind reviews.

Are you giving books this holiday?

Who are you giving books to? Kids or adults?

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