April 2014 Issue of Guardian Angel Kids Now Online!

Spring has sprung! To celebrate, Guardian Angel Kids is exploring Flowers of the World! GAK, our very own Angel Gecko, offers a special photographic report of some unusual looking flowers from around the world. Poet and freelance writer A.J. Huffman shares two flower poems in this issue, and fictional shortRead More

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Chance to Win a Copy of A Sandy Grave by GAP Author Donna McDine

Come on by the PUYB Virtual Book Club today through April 1, 2014 for your chance to win a copy of A Sandy Grave by award-winning children’s author Donna M. McDine. This is a tween chapbook. Details can be found at http://puybvirtualbookclub.blogspot.com/2014/03/puyb-virtual-book-club-q-giveaway-with.html Good luck!

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April 2014 Issue of Guardian Angel Kids Now Online!

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Spring has sprung! To celebrate, Guardian Angel Kids is exploring Flowers of the World!

GAK, our very own Angel Gecko, offers a special photographic report of some unusual looking flowers from around the world. Poet and freelance writer A.J. Huffman shares two flower poems in this issue, and fictional short stories come to you from Joyce Wold and Felicity Nisbet.

For non-fiction, we have the article, “Flowers that Grow on Volcanoes” by Sherry Alexander, and “The Legend of the ‘Cry in Your Sleep’ Flower–A Re-telling of the Legend of Tagimoucia, Fiji’s National Flower” by Sherri Alexandaer. Have you ever considered eating a flower? Trisha Faye shares an interesting and informative article titled, “Incredible Edible Petals.”

This month’s activity is a Flower Girls Word Puzzle. There are also links to freebies, games, and videos.

Visit us online at http://www.guardian-angel-kids.com/ to read this month’s and any past issues of Guardian Angel Kids.

Chance to Win a Copy of A Sandy Grave by GAP Author Donna McDine

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Come on by the PUYB Virtual Book Club today through April 1, 2014 for your chance to win a copy of A Sandy Grave by award-winning children’s author Donna M. McDine. This is a tween chapbook. Details can be found at http://puybvirtualbookclub.blogspot.com/2014/03/puyb-virtual-book-club-q-giveaway-with.html Good luck!

More New Releases from Guardian Angel Publishing

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Frederick has a good life as a magician’s rabbit.  But when he decides he can do better on his own, he takes an unexpected adventure that will change him forever.

 

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Does slow and steady always win the race? Find out how two very different creatures try to outdo each other in a friendly contest, jumping and climbing and using their natural talents in the best way they can … with surprising results.

March 2014 Issue of Guardian Angel Kids Now Online!

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The March 2014 issue of Guardian Angel Kids magazine is now online! This month’s theme is Dazzling Color. You’ll find poetry by Guy Belleranti, short stories from Trisha Faye, Felicity, Nisbet, and Christine Collier, and two special features: a special GAK report on “Colors Only Mother Nature Can Do,” and “A Rainbow of Birds,” by Janet Halfmann illustrated by Jack Foster.

Robert Niven shares his article on the Northern Lights in our non-fiction section, and this month’s activity is “A Rainbow of Three” submitted by Trine Grillo.

You can view this month’s issue and all archives at http://www.guardian-angel-kids.com

A Sandy Grave by Donna M. McDine Virtual Book Tour with Giveaway

 

graveTitle: A Sandy Grave
Author: Donna M. McDine
Publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing
Pages: 24
Language: English
Genre: Chapbook for tweens
Format: Paperback, hardcover & eBook

The anticipation of summer vacation can put anyone in a great mood with the excitement of adventures to be had–especially at the beach. But what is a group of friends to do when they discover mysterious men poaching whale teeth at the beach?

EXCERPT:

The lifeguards had their arms extended and attempted to move the crowd back. TheDonna McDine Headshot tallest lifeguard said, “People, please stay back. The authorities will arrive to examine the whale to determine the cause of death within the hour. The whale must have died at sea and washed ashore.”

Donna McDine is an award-winning children’s author, Honorable Mention in the 77th and two Honorable Mentions in the 78th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competitions, Literary Classics Silver Award & Seal of Approval Recipient Picture Book Early Reader, Readers Favorite 2012 International Book Awards Honorable Mention, Global eBook Awards Finalist Children’s Picture Book Fiction, and Preditors & Editors Readers Poll 2010 Top Ten Children’s Books ~ The Golden Pathway.

Her stories, articles, and book reviews have been published in over 100 print and online publications. Her interest in American History resulted in writing and publishing The Golden Pathway. Donna’s 2013 releases of Powder Monkey and Hockey Agony and the 2014 release of A Sandy Grave will be joined by an additional book to be published by Guardian Angel Publishing, Dee and Deb, Off They Go. She writes, moms and is a personal assistant from her home in the historical hamlet Tappan, NY. McDine is a member of the SCBWI, Children’s Literature Network, and Family Reading Partnership. 

Visit Donna online at www.donnamcdine.com or her blog at www.donna-mcdine.blogspot.com

Connect & Socialize with Donna!

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Donna McDine is giving you a chance to win a $50 Barnes and Noble Gift Card.

Terms & Conditions:

  • By entering the giveaway, you are confirming you are at least 18 years old.
  • One winner will be chosen via Rafflecopter to receive one $50 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
  • This giveaway begins March 3 and ends on April 25, 2014.
  • Winner will be contacted via email.

Good luck everyone!

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A SANDY GRAVE TOUR SCHEDULE

Monday, March 3

 

Book trailer reveal at If Books Could Talk

Tuesday, March 4

 

Interview at As the Pages Turn

 

Wednesday, March 5

 

Guest post at My Sister Is My Best Friend

 

Friday, March 7

 

Book review at The Children’s and Teens’ Book Connection

 

Monday, March 10

 

Guest post at Literarily Speaking

 

Tuesday, March 11

 

Book featured at The Writer’s Life

 

Wednesday, March 12

 

Interview at Rebecca’s Writing Services

 

Thursday, March 13

Book review at Rebecca’s Writing Services

Book review at Farm and Fru Fru

 

Monday, March 17

Book feature and giveaway at My Sister Is My Best Friend

 

Wednesday, March 19

 

Interview at Straight from the Author’s Mouth

Friday, March 21

 

First chapter reveal at Read My First Chapter

 

Monday, March 24

 

Book feature at Between the Covers

 

Tuesday, March 25

 

Book feature and giveaway at The Busy Mom’s Daily

 

Wednesday, March 26

 

Interview at Nancy Stewart’s Books

Guest post at Mayra’s Secret Bookcase

 

Thursday, March 27

 

Book review at My Devotional Thoughts

Friday, March 28

 

Interview and giveaway at PUYB Virtual Book Club

 

Tuesday, April 1

Guest post at Strands of Thought

Wednesday, April 2

Guest post at Lori’s Reading Corner

Thursday, April 3

Character interview at Beyond the Books

Book trailer reveal at A Leisure Moment

Friday, April 4

Book review at A Leisure Moment

Monday, April 7

Book review at Blooming with Books

Tuesday, April 8

Interview at Blooming with Books

Wednesday, April 9

Book feature at 4 the Love of Books

Thursday, April 10

Guest post at The Story Behind the Book

Friday, April 11

Book review at Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers

Monday, April 14

Book trailer reveal at 4 the Love of Books

Wednesday, April 16

Book feature and giveaway at Blooming with Books

Thursday, April 17

Book review at Mary’s Cup of Tea

Friday, April 18

Book review at By the Book

Monday, April 21

Book feature at Plug Your Book!

Wednesday, April 23

Book review at 4 the Love of Books

Book review at Mymcbooks’s Blog

Thursday, April 24

Book review at WV Stitcher

Friday, April 25

Book tour highlights at The Book Rack

More New Releass from Guardian Angel Publishing

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A seven-year-old girl, living with her father, tries to cope with the loss of her mother and her loneliness. One rainy day, she rescues a small caterpillar and takes it home with her. Roo discovers truths about growing up and loss, coming to realize that all life is a cycle.

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Everyone daydreams at school, but have you ever taken a daydream journey while at school? A President flying through the air on a bat? A shark getting a tan on the beach? Discover tree-sized sweets and find yourself in a room with the most peculiar doctor and nurse you’ll ever meet. Enjoy the adventure, but be sure to get back before the teacher catches you dreaming.

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What do a family of beavers, a young robin, a scare crow, two wolves, a bunch of sledders, a bow and arrow hunter, a builder of sandcastles, and fairies have in common? Their stories and possibly yours are influenced by the full moon. A Chapbook of short stories that discovers the full moons of the year as titled by The Farmer’s Almanac.

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The anticipation of summer vacation can put anyone in a great mood with the excitement of adventures to be had–especially at the beach. But what is a group of friends to do when they discover mysterious men poaching whale teeth at the beach?

To purchase these or other Guardian Angel Publishing titles, please visit us online at http://www.guardianangelpublishing.com/

January 2014 Issue of Guardian Angel Kids Now Online!

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Happy New Year from the GAP family! The January 2014 issue of Guardian Angel Kids is now available. This month’s theme is Weather Wonders. GAK, our very own Angel Gecko has a special feature in this month’s issue titled, “Tsunami Fog on the Beach.” Don’t miss it.

Robert Niven provides this month’s poem, “A Sudden Storm,” and short stories come to you from Arthur Carey, Carol Thompson, and Irene S. Roth.

We have two weather-related non-fiction articles this month, and as a special treat, our Editor-in-Chief, Mary Sue Roberts, provides this month’s Parent Teacher Article, “Down on the Windmill Farm.” This article includes a neat paper windmill activity.

To read this month’s issue, please visit us online at http://www.guardian-angel-kids.com/ You’ll also be able to access all our past e-Zine issues there.

Enjoy!

More Award-winners!

Penelope 2013 Book of the Year2013 Creative Child Award  You Can’t Take the Dinosaur Home by Mary Esparza-Vela and illustrated by Mike Motz won the BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD for “Elementary Aged Fiction Books.” The book also received a Five Star Rating from Readers’ Favorite.award

 

Readers’ Favorite gave Lucky’s Lick by Mary Esparza-Vela and illustrated by Denis Prouix a Five Star Rating.

Both of these books have Spanish versions.

You can find these and more GAP books on our website: http://guardianangelpublishing.com/

Congratulations to all our award-winning authors and illustrators.

 

Today Dec 4th- A Bad Mad Sad Day for Mama Bear is on sale for $.99 on the Kindle store!

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Little Bear offers Mama Bear various items to make her feel better, but she’s too busy to notice—until he gives her his super, so good, so very special dolly. Silly humor, alliteration, repetition, and onomatopoeia make this a fun read-aloud story.

  • File Size: 1410 KB
  • Print Length: 25 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. (November 9, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00GL52ZE2

December 2013 Issue of Guardian Angel Kids Now Online

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What does it mean to have an “Attitude of Gratitude?” That’s our focus in the December 2013 issue of Guardian Angel Kids.

Our featured book this month is Tales from Kensington Forest written and illustrated by Kevin Scott Collier. These three stories–”The Congregation Fundraiser”, “Trial by Fire” and “An Overstayed Welcome”–portray life in the forest with Pastor Pete the prickly porcupine and his bevy of forest friends.

We have two poems for you: “The Giving Fever” by Robert Niven and “Think” by Sarah Varnam. Short stories come to you from Trisha Faye, Evelyn Horan, and Felicity Nisbet; and our non-fiction article this month is “Freedoms Even Kids Have” by Shari L. Klase. In our Parent and Teacher section, Irene S. Roth shares her tips for “Instilling an Attitude of Gratitude” with you this month, too.

Readers will also find links to fun games and activities. Visit us online at http://www.guardian-angel-kids.com/ to read this and all past issues of Guardian Angel Kids.

We would also like to wish all our readers a happy, healthy, and safe holiday season.

 

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