Tuesday, September 4, 2012

KA-BOOM! by Alyce Joy

If you are fan of fairies and their antics then you'll love this book. KA-BOOM! is about a little fairy named Sprout that runs into trouble quite often. She has a love for shoes, yep it's a girl fairy.  She always gets the job done. Intertwined into this fictional tale is interesting, nature-related information.  Throughout the story there are a lot of big words that are not usually used by kids and fairies (actually, some aren't even words found in a dictionary.  These words are marked with asterisks in the text, and there is a glossary of them with their meanings at the back of the book which helps teachers or parents to use it as a good vocabulary builder for youngsters.  They are fun fictional words so in the world of reading and fairies anything goes, humor is shown in many of these fictional words.  If it isn't a word Sprout will make it one.  

Sprout meets a little girl named Taylor after blowing up Taylor’s dollhouse. Sprout doesn’t give up trying to get Taylor to trust her. She and Taylor finally become friends after Sprout shrinks Taylor and together they have a fantastic adventure.  The message? Never give up.

 The illustrations are colorful and fill the page.

Visit the tour here.

Check out mymcgooks's blog for chance to win a copy of this book.  Deadline Sept. 16th

Alyce Joy was blessed with four children for whom she composed bedtime verses every night. That inspired her to publish a children’s book of prayers, entitled, “Priceless Gems.” When her children were grown, she began to write stories for her grandchildren.

Always fascinated with arts and crafts, she taught herself the art of pyrography. This fired her imagination, and she started burning life-sized pictures of wildlife onto all the doors of her home. Her wood burnings are scattered through the U.S. and Canada.

After deciding to put away her burning tools and torches, she enrolled in, and graduated from the Institute of Children’s Literature.

Alyce Joy hopes every child who reads her stories will look forward to each new adventure, as her favorite fairy becomes entangled into many, outrageous happenstances.

Follow Alyce Joy at Website http://alycejoy.com
Publisher http://www.halopublishing.com/bookstore/Ka-Boom
You can find out more about Alyce Joy’s World of Ink Author/Book Tour at http://tinyurl.com/8q5vw74 
To learn more about the World of Ink Tours visit http://worldofinknetwork.com

A copy of this book was provided in exchange for my review by A World of Ink Network.


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