2017 Author Advent Calendar
Author Advent Calendar

Children’s Authors Advent Calendar

Welcome to our Children’s Authors Advent Calendar for 2017. This is where we showcase some of the best children’s book available. 

When thinking about purchasing gifts for your grandchildren, books are one of the best presents you can buy.

Why? Books last a lifetime, don’t run out of batteries and you can create some very special memories sharing and re-sharing books throughout the year.

So, read on and find out more about today’s fabulous author.

And don’t forget to check all of our wonderful authors and support their fantastic work! There will be a new author each day.

Muffy & Valor: A True Story by Karl Beckstrand
Muffy & Valor: A True Story by Karl Beckstrand

Muffy & Valor: A True Story by Karl Beckstrand

Muffy & Valor: A True Story beautifully presented. It is a heartwarming story about compassionate, and courageous animals.

It is the authors 19th book about his  own wary dog, Muffy. She had been bitten in the past and didn’t like other dogs. Valor, a lost German shepherd,  had been hit by a car. How would Muff react to us bringing an unknown, injured dog into the house?

This touching picture book teaches compassion, friendship, trust, and courage. It includes a fun finding activity, and was written in dyslexic-friendly font.

Muffy & Valor: A True Story by Karl Beckstrand
Muffy & Valor: A True Story by Karl Beckstrand

About the Author

Karl Beckstrand is the bestselling and award-winning author of 19 multicultural/multilingual books and more than 50 ebook titles. Raised in San Jose, CA (he knows the secret to peeling avocados), he has a B.A. in journalism from BYU, an M.A. in international relations from APU, and a broadcast & film certificate from Film A. Academy.

Since 2004 he has run Premio Publishing. His survival western, To Swallow the Earth, won a 2016 International Book Award. A college media instructor, Beckstrand has presented to Taiwan’s Global Leadership for Youth, city and state governments, festivals, and schools.

His nationally lauded Y.A. stories, e-book mysteries, nonfiction, ESL/ELL Spanish/bilingual books, and wordless, and STEM books feature ethnically diverse characters—and usually end with a twist.

 

 

Muffy & Valor: A True Story by Karl Beckstrand

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