What happens when Donkey can't get his kite to fly?
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Book Title: Donkey's Kite: A Horse Valley Adventure by Liane-Melissa Allen
Category: Children's Fiction, 44 pages
Published: January 2015
Available in: Print or ebook (mobi - for Kindle, ePub and PDF)
Will send print books to: International
Will send ebooks: International
Tour dates: March 16 to April 10, 2015
Content Rating: G
The three horses Jack, Max, Lax and their friend Donkey are back!
In Horse Valley, it's a perfect day to go kite flying. Jack, Max, Lax, and Donkey decide to get creative by putting together their own homemade kites. However, Donkey's kite doesn't work. No matter how hard he tries to get it to fly, it just keeps tumbling to the ground. How will poor Donkey get his kite to fly? A friendly goose named Gusty is delighted to help him out.
In this Horse Valley Adventure, Donkey learns not to give up when all seems hopeless. The friends all learn a lesson about helping others and true friendship.
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This is the first book in the series:
A tale (based on the “Three Little Pigs”) about three little horse brothers who suddenly lose their house that is destroyed by a fire. The young horses are totally alone and thrust into the reality of having to depend on themselves and each other against a bully donkey, who wanders the forest wrecking homes and bullying the other animals. This warm-hearted tale promotes strong values and has a fun premise. Written and humorously illustrated in vivid color throughout by Liana-Melissa Allen, the story is a proven winner for reading aloud to children.
Meet the Author:
Liana-Melissa Allen is a young author and illustrator of children's books and books for youth. She has written, illustrated and published six books. Her most recent one is the colorfully illustrated children's book "Donkey's Kite", the second book of "A Horse Valley Adventure" series. The first was "The Three Little Horses and the Big Bully Donkey". The lovable cartoon characters, Max, Lax, Jack and Donkey makes them a favorite of first and second grade students. She is now working on her third book of "A Horse Valley Adventure".
The magical world of fantasy has inspired Liana's imagination since as long as she can remember. Part of this was fueled by her dad reading aloud to her every day when she was younger. As a result, reading is her primary passion along with music. These two passions feed her imagination into stories and drawings, which she joyously sketches out into storyboards for a potential book.
Liana-Melissa is also a dedicated classical/jazz pianist, and mostly enjoys older music, especially from the big band era and the 1940's, 50's and 60's. While playing the piano, her imagination often leads to a great amount of improvising. Frequently, Liana will improvise a theme for one of the stories she is writing. Capturing this improvised music became a priority, which ultimately resulted in theme music for "A Horse Valley Adventure". The "Horse Valley" theme will be used for a short animated video featuring her Horse Valley characters.
Liana-Melissa loves to hear from her young readers. Please visit her website at www.lmabooks.com for more information, and to contact her by email. Visit her on Facebook too.
March 15 - The Autistic Gamer - review of The Three Little Horses
March 16 - Hello, my name is Alice - review of Donkey's Kite / guest post
March 16 - The Autistic Gamer - review of Donkey's Kite
March 17 - Book Dilettante - review
March 17 - Being Tilly's Mummy - review of both books / giveaway
March 17 - Being Tilly's Mummy - guest post
March 17 - Hello, my name is Alice - review of The Three Little Horses
March 18 - Christy's Cozy Corners - review of Three Little Horses
March 18 - Christy's Cozy Corners - review of Donkey's Kite / guest post / giveaway
March 18 - Rockin' Book Reviews - review of both books / giveaway
March 19 - Working Mommy Journal - review of both books / giveaway
March 20 - Pinky's Favorite Reads for Kids - book spotlight
March 23 - Thoughts in Progress - review / giveaway
March 24 - My Devotional Thoughts - review of both books / guest post / giveaway
March 24 - Bound 4 Escape - review of Three Little Horses / giveaway
March 24 - Bound 4 Escape - review of Donkey's Kite / giveaway
March 25 - A Mama's Corner of the World - review of Donkey's Kite/ giveaway
March 26 - Bluerose's Heart - review of both books / author interview
March 26 - Experiencing Parenthood - review of The Three Little Horses
March 27 - Green and Glassie - review / author interview / giveaway
March 27 - Walking with Nora - review of both books / giveaway
March 27 - Just One More Chapter - review of The Three Little Horses
March 30 - Just One More Chapter - review of Donkey's Kite
March 31 - The Cheshire Cat's Looking Glass - review of both books / giveaway
April 1 - View From the Birdhouse - review of both books / giveaway
April 1 - Experiencing Parenthood - review of Donkey's Kite
April 1 - Life With Katie - review of The Three Little Horses
April 2 - #redhead.with.book - review of The Three Little Horses
April 2 - 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy, & Sissy, Too! - review of both books / giveaway
April 2 - #redhead.with.book - review of Donkey's Kite
April 4 - Library of Clean Reads - review of The Three Little Horses
April 6 -fuonlyknew - review of both books / author interview / giveaway
April 7 - Life With Katie - review of Donkey's Kite / giveaway
April 8 - Deal Sharing Aunt - review of both books / giveaway
April 9 - Library of Clean Reads - review / giveaway
April 10 - Jessica Cassidy - review of both books
April 10 - One Frugal Girl - review of both books
April 13 - Breath of Life - review of Donkey's Tale
April 13 - Breath of Life - author interview
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