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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 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 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


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 Good luck!

More New Releases from Guardian Angel Publishing



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.




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!


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

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?


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 or her blog at

Connect & Socialize with Donna!


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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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

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