Posts in category Hamilton Troll

DEAR Texas Radio Interview Part 1

Interviewed by DEAR TEXAS Radio: Author Kathleen J. Shields tells all! The following weeks I will be posting short clips from my radio interview from Wimberley Valley Radio 94.1 FM KWVH and their latest show DEAR Texas Radio. These questions really dug down deep into the mind of author Kathleen J. Shields where she discusses […]

When in Flight I fly faster than Light!

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Did you know that Pink Light Sprite is hidden within at least one page of each one of the Hamilton Troll books? That’s right – Pink Light is always looking out over Hamilton and his friends. She’s kind of like a guardian angel. Do you have someone who looks out over you? Hamilton Troll meets […]

Fiona’s favorite word is Mine!

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

“Mine!” she declared, so what’s wrong with that? Why was she wrong, she wondered, then sat… So what did Fiona do wrong? She saw something she liked. She took it to her pile of stuff she had collected, and Hamilton got after her for it. She looked at her stuff, it sat there in her […]

Book of the Month Club – Hamilton Tr...

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Over the years I have been asked by many people if I would do a book of the month club. Being as we didn’t have 12 books I couldn’t see it (one for each month of the year). However, NOW we have 11 books and are working on book #12 (due out Spring 2016) and suddenly […]

Play the Find the Trolls Game

Count the Trolls Game Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

In our latest book “Hamilton Troll meets Starlit Troll” Hamilton learns he’s not the only troll in the world. In fact, there is even a game inside the latest book! Buy the book to play the game. www.HamiltonTroll.com –

Join the Conversation

Starlit Troll sharing stories by the campfire Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

Don’t you wish you know what they were talking about? Gathered around the campfire with friends, sharing stories… You can! Get your own copy of “Hamilton Troll meets Starlit Troll” today! www.HamiltonTroll.com –

Starlit Troll’s duck is about to lan...

Hamilton Troll meets Starlit Troll Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

Surprise! Looking up to the sky watching ducks fly by, Hamilton sees something he has never seen before; another troll! Hamilton suddenly realizes he’s not the only troll in the world. Leaping at the chance to learn more, he begs Starlit to stay for a while then introduces her to all of his friends. The […]

A Message from Skeeter Skunk

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

In the story book “Hamilton troll meets Skeeter Skunk” children learn about accepting others along with trial and error. Skeeter wants to play in the big Stick-Nut game but every time he gets afraid he accidentally sprays everybody. So Hamilton and friends try various things to “get him to hold up his spray” but in […]

Whitaker Owl has something to say.

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

In the story book about Whitaker Owl he takes what he has learned and uses it to help save everyone from a large bear. What a hero! How can you take what you know to do something exceptional? www.kathleensbooks.com/product/07-hamilton-troll-meets-whitaker-owl-hardback

A Whitaker Owl Poem

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

Blessed with talent – that’s how I feel, when I think ’bout what we’ve done is surreal. 10 books and counting – 11 on the way, I do what I love, what a wonderful day! So my illustrator, Leigh A. Klug is not only super talented with her ability to illustrate the most captivating faces she […]

Another Awesome Website

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

I am super excited to announce that I’ve done it again – created a new website for Hamilton Troll. www.HamiltonTroll.com This is a PARALLAX site. Parallax fills in the content of each page as you scroll, while keeping it all on one page. There’s a secondary menu at the bottom that takes you to “Fun Stuff to See and Do” […]

Hamilton Troll Gifts!!!

Okay world – you asked for it – now you can get it… Hamilton Troll Products Toothbrush Holder Night Light Pillow T-shirts Lunch Box Soap Dispenser Table Lamp Blankets Hats Magnets Bath Mats Posters Puzzles Drink Mugs Greeting Cards  If you see something you want, ask me. If you have a favorite Hamilton Troll book picture, […]

Hamilton Troll meets Fiona the Dog

Announcing the Newest Book of this Award-Winning Children’s Series: Hamilton Troll meets Fiona the Dog This tenth book of the series debuts that adorable little white dog, the family got for Christmas (as seen in “the Case of the Missing Home”).  Springtime has arrived and while the animals are cleaning up after winter, Fiona is […]

Ready to Meet Fiona the Dog?

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

Oh my! Things are going missing! Don’t believe me? Here are real live testimonials from a dog, a frog and a bunny. Enjoy! New Book Coming VERY soon!

Wiki? Hamilton Troll

Hamilton Troll – Species Classification (A short chap with a cheery smile, whose face can be seen as far as a mile) The word troll brings about fear and disgust in many people. There are plenty of stories and variations of troll species, most of which exhibit unfavorable traits and bad behaviors. Some say trolls […]

School Visit & Reading – Watch ...

Hello All, I know it’s been a week since my last post but that is because I’ve been editing and creating videos to share with you!  I recently did a reading at: Blackshear Elementary Fine Arts Academy in Austin, TX and was privileged enough to have a videographer from the Texas Association of Authors record […]

Hamilton Troll is on MagicBlox

Have you heard of MagicBlox? If not, let me tell you about them. In 2009 MagicBlox set out to provide quality ebooks for children 1-13 on an interactive platform for children and they allowed for the implementation of audio files to be connected so the story can be read to younger children as they look […]

Troll Patrol – Stopping Bullies, Before Th...

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

PAWS for Friendship Canyon Lake, TX – Award-winning author, Kathleen J. Shields, releases her latest Hamilton Troll book with the objective of stopping bullies, before they start. In collaboration with local elementary school teachers, Shields’ has created the Troll Patrol with the goal of promoting “PAWS for Friendship”. The mission of “PAWS for Friendship” – […]

Elwood asked questions

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

If you want to know something, you ask about it. If you don’t understand, you ask questions. That’s what Hamilton Troll and Elwood Woodpecker did, they didn’t know what something was so they sought out the Beaver Brothers and asked them. That’s how you learn new things. That’s how you become smart and that’s how […]

Start your own Troll Patrol

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

What is the Troll Patrol? Hamilton Troll realizes in our next book “Hamilton Troll meets Rudy Rat” (available July 4th) that there are some children out there that are ‘mean’ to others…. You see Rudy Rat wasn’t a very nice rat to the other children.  He didn’t know how to make friends so he took their […]

Award-Winning Book – First Place

Excellent news Hamilton Troll fans… We WON the 2014 Texas Association of Authors Book Contest for Best Children’s Book under 7! That is right! Hamilton Troll meets Dinosaurs is now an Award-Winning Book! . I know I couldn’t have done it without my super talented illustrators Leigh A. Klug and Carol W. Bryant whom I […]

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