Word Up!

December 9, 2020

WORD UP! IS VOLUME I OF IV featuring 25 spectacular rhyming stories for children that promote and support reading proficiency, language, and literacy development. These skills prepare children ages 0–9 for 3rd grade reading readiness. Did you know that the American prison industry can predict future inmates based on a child’s 3rd grade reading level?

The Mark-Alan 100-WORD book series is backed by evidence-based research and includes child-friendly definitions in English and Spanish.

Word Up! includes rhyming stories that will enrapture the imaginations of children everywhere, including but not limited to:

• “The Invisible Crown”
• “Bamboozled the Clown Completes Saving the Town”
• “Mama Gonna Protect Her Sweet Potato Pie”
• “The Butterfly Event”
• “The Curious Cat that did not Act”
• “Buggs Observes the Busy in Buzz”
• “They’re Ignoring The Elephant in My Room”

These stories have the creative vibes of classics that will be enjoyed in homes and classrooms for generations. Moreover, the educational, entertainment, cultural, emotional, and spiritual values of the Mark-Alan 100-WORD children’s rhyming book series confirms that Word Up! is a win for children, a win for families, a win for education, a win for society, and a loss for the American prison industry.

Grab your copy of Word Up! by Mark-Alan at a major retailer or find it at your favorite bookstore!

Interested in becoming a published author? We’ve developed a five-step plan that will guide you through the process. For a limited time, download a free copy of The Self-Publishing Handbook here.

Christmas in Doxieville

Get in the holiday spirit with Darrin Todd Martin’s latest book, Christmas in Doxieville! Available at retailers worldwide. 

Deuce and Diesel are sent to search for a Christmas tree on Christmas Eve. They come across a wolf named Whitetail freezing in the woods and close to giving birth. Deuce and Diesel decide to help her find shelter. As they journey to safety, they become lost in a snowstorm.

Just when it seems that all hope is lost, Angel Puppy appears, sent by the spirit of Christmas. Will Deuce and Diesel find warmth and shelter for White Tail? What will White Tail name her babies on Christmas day?

Your children will never forget spending Christmas in Doxieville. They will be inspired by two cultures coming together in peaceful friendship and learning the true meaning of Christmas. This is an adventure that will become a Christmas tradition in your home year after year!

Find your copy of Christmas in Doxieville by Darrin Todd Martin at a major retailer, or pick it up at your favorite bookstore today!

Interested in becoming a published author? We’ve developed a five-step plan that will guide you through the process. For a limited time, download a free copy of The Self-Publishing Handbook here.

 

Cocoa, Tea & Honey

December 2, 2020

Cocoa, Tea and Honey by Kimberly Davis-Peters is available for purchase at retailers worldwide! 

Despite the differences that set us apart, our shared experiences bring us together.

Cocoa, Tea & Honey celebrates all shades of beautiful brown complexions with inspirational encouragement of friendship, good character and acceptance for toddlers ages 2-5.

“This is another great story helping children to love their brown skin! I love that this book showcases the beautiful and variant brown complexions. This story helps children to not only love to learn to love their skin, but to accept each other’s differences.” -Amazon Reviewer

Find your copy of Cocoa, Tea and Honey today and leave your own review!

Interested in becoming a published author? We’ve developed a five-step plan that will guide you through the process. For a limited time, download a free copy of The Self-Publishing Handbook here.

Tales from the 4th Grade: 75 Short Stories

November 27, 2020
Congratulations to Megan Fluhart and Doug Fluhart on the release of your new book: Tales from the 4th Grade: 75 Short Stories!

This book lets you step into the imagination of a fourth-grader…

The stories within this book were written and illustrated by Megan Fluhart when she was in fourth grade. Then 17 years later, her dad, Doug Fluhart, edited and compiled them into this book.

The resulting collection of short stories and illustrations is a fantastical window into the mind of a kid. Often hilarious, always wildly imaginative, this book will delight kids of all ages (and parents too!) with the creativity of one fourth-grader’s storytelling.

Find your copy of Tales from the 4th Grade on Amazon for just $14.99 and leave a review!

Interested in becoming a published author? We’ve developed a five-step plan that will guide you through the process. For a limited time, download a free copy of The Self-Publishing Handbook here.

Hadley the Lunar Rover – Worldwide Release

December 20, 2019

Calling all aspiring astronauts: Hadley the Lunar Rover by Demetri Capetanopoulos is now available at retailers worldwide!

Grab a copy at a major retailer or request it from your favorite bookstore!

Hadley the Lunar Rover is a charming picture book that follows Hadley, a NASA moon-buggy left behind when the astronauts returned to Earth. Hadley and the other robots on the moon begin to feel lonely, but Hadley doesn’t lose hope of seeing their human friends once again.

Hadley the Lunar Rover is the perfect book for anyone who loves space and dreams of exploring the cosmos one day.

Grab your copy of the book today, and don’t forget to support independent literature by leaving a review at your favorite retailer.


Do you have a book that deserves to be published? We’re always seeking excellent manuscripts.  Learn more here.

 

The Curious Case of the Mummy’s Mommy – Worldwide Release

December 9, 2019

We’re happy to announce the second installation of Oswald St. Benedict’s A Boy Detective Story series, The Curious Case of the Mummy’s Mommy,  is now available at retailers worldwide.

Grab a copy at a major retailer or ask for it at your favorite bookstore!

Oswald’s story continues in The Curious Case of the Mummy’s Mommy as he travels around the globe with his father and solves mysteries alongside his younger sister, LilyBaby. This time, their adventures take them to Egypt where there’s rumored to be a living mummy.

Join Oswald and LilyBaby as they solve a four-thousand-year-old mystery.

Grab your copy of the book today, and don’t forget to support independent literature by leaving a review on Goodreads and your favorite retailer.


Do you have a book that deserves to be published? We’re always seeking excellent manuscripts. Submit them here.

 

Sparkle the Runaway Snowflake – Worldwide Release

December 5, 2019

We’re proud to announce Bette Millat’s picture book, Sparkle the Runaway Snowflake, is now available at retailers worldwide.

Grab a copy at a major retailer or ask for it at your favorite bookstore!

Little Sparkle is the youngest snowflake in a big family, but her parents are too busy to play with her, and her siblings want to go and hang out with their friends instead.

The North Wind decides to help her by blowing her far across the land so she can find friends to play with, but the North Wind blows her too far from home!

The Great North Star told Little Sparkle to look for her in the sky if Sparkle ever needs help, but Little Sparkle’s home seems so far away…

Sparkle the Runaway Snowflake is a delightful tale about the value of family with captivating illustrations drawn by the author herself.

Grab your copy of the book today, and don’t forget to support independent literature by leaving a review at your favorite retailer.


Do you have a book that deserves to be published? We’re always seeking excellent manuscripts.  Learn more here.

Gingerbread Smash – Worldwide Release

November 25, 2019

Happy release day to Vicki Roach! Her newest book, Gingerbread Smash! Two Mischievous Boys Learn the True Meaning of Christmas, is available just in time for the holiday season! This is Vicki’s third published children’s book with Proving Press, and we can’t wait to see her next project.

Find a copy at any major retailer as a paperback, hardback, or e-book, or ask for it at your favorite bookstore!

Two brothers, tempted by their sweet tooth, wait until their mother goes to bed to eat the gingerbread house she made. After tearing the gingerbread to pieces, they receive a lesson about the true meaning of Christmas and what it means to be forgiven.

Grab your copy of Gingerbread Smash! today, and don’t forget to support independent literature by leaving a review when you’re finished.


Do you have a book that deserves to be published? We’re always seeking excellent manuscripts.  Learn more here.

Sneezy the Squirrel – Worldwide Release

November 7, 2019

Grab a box of tissues, because Sneezy the Squirrel by H. L. Ott has hit the shelves!

Find a copy at any major retailer as a paperback, hardback, or e-book, and you can request it at your favorite bookstore!

Enjoy Sneezy’s journey illustrated by the talented R. K. Blessing.

Sneezy the squirrel’s mighty sneezes shake the entire forest. His allergies make him different from the other woodland creatures, and he has a hard time fitting in.

But when another sneeze echoes through the treetops, Sneezy sets off to discover if there’s a friend in the forest who is different too. Along the way, he’ll learn a special lesson. It’s our differences that make us who we are!

Grab your copy of the book today, and don’t forget to support independent literature by leaving a review on Goodreads and your favorite retailer.


Do you have a book that deserves to be published? We’re always seeking excellent manuscripts.  Learn more here.

Connections in the Open Field — Worldwide Release

November 4, 2019

We’re excited to announce the worldwide release of Connections in the Open Field by Ruth-Ann Thompson.

Find a copy at any major retailer as a paperback or e-book, and you can ask for it at your favorite bookstore!

Just like every child, Cecil LaCede has fears about his first day of school, but he’ll soon find comfort in meeting a vari­ety of new friends: acorns, nuts, fruits, vegetables, and even beans, all first-time students too. Ruth-Ann J. Thompson shows children how easy it is to make connections in the open field.

 “Ruth-Ann Thompson has done an excellent job with Connections in the Open Field in addressing the diverse needs of children. She has done it in such a way that the children will learn to value differences while enjoying the text.”

           —Willette Johnson, elementary school teacher

Ruth-Ann J. Thompson is a motivational speaker and writ­er of articles relating to children, autism, and teens. Ruth­-Ann now brings us Connections in the Open Field, the first book in The Open Fielders, a series that will touch the heart of a child and encourage the hearts of parents.

Grab your copy of the book today, and don’t forget to support independent literature by leaving a review on Goodreads when you’re finished.


Do you have a book that deserves to be published? We’re always seeking excellent manuscripts.  Learn more here.