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An Interview with Jamie Kanis – Ghos...

Ghost Dogs Book Cover by Author Kathleen J. Shields

Jamie Kanis is the main character in the new book “Ghost Dogs” and we are sitting down with him today to ask him all about this amazing gift he has: Seeing Ghost Dogs! So tell our readers Jamie, what is it like seeing Ghost Dogs? I see dead dogs. They’re not the scary pet cemetery […]

An interesting story – The Painting Book R...

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

It amazes me the people who are drawn to “The Painting” and how it affects them upon reading it. I’ve received some incredible email responses, inspirational stories, memories the book drew up – it’s nice to know the story is doing good for others. Below is a message I received from a lady who read my […]

It’s Here! The New Book!

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

The long-awaited “Constellation Crimes” is now available for purchase! If you’ve got boys, you’re going to want them to read this book. It’s crazy. It’s whimsical. It’s full of adventure and it’s educational! Children will learn about constellations, the shapes the stars make. The myths behind the stars and they’ll have to discover why the […]

Rudy Rat’s wRap

Rudy Rat's wRap Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

Watch The Video Now! I am very excited to announce the release of the official Hamilton Troll Cookbook promotional video: Rudy Rat’s wRap! This fun rap song was written by award-winning author, Kathleen J. Shields, for illustrator Carol W. Bryant’s pizza wrap recipe. We hired Zach Swagger to perform the rap song and spent a […]

Are you ready for a Crazy Ride?

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

The night a red meteorite crash lands in the woods, Jared’s world gets turned upside down! A red-haired substitute teacher arrives from Mars, a red wolf begins terrorizing the neighborhood and red zits keep appearing on his face! Learning about constellations, Jared’s friends connect the dots on his face only to discover they make the […]

Hamilton Troll Cookbook

Hamilton Troll Cookbook Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

Hamilton Troll Cookbook A Timeless Treasure – Fun for the Whole Family When we started this endeavor, I thought to myself; “I don’t cook, how is this going to work?” but I was pleasantly surprised with the results. Carol W. Bryant made the process easy, was incredibly helpful in teaching me every step of the […]

Eat right and exercise

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

Barney Bee was flying from one flower to the next and he fell right out of the sky! What happened to him? His wings were working, but he couldn’t keep flying – why? He needed exercise… ugh! I personally think exercise should be done in a fun way – like dancing, playing, running around with […]

Children’s Cookbook Available Now!

Hamilton Troll Cookbook Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

I am very happy to announce that the Hamilton Troll Children’s Cookbook is Now Available! Buy from Amazon Cooking with Hamilton Troll and friends helps young children 5-10 yrs learn skills like measuring, pouring & mixing. Children will learn fun ways to make delicious recipes that are surprisingly good for them. These great kid-tested recipes […]

This is a case for…

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

In “The Case of the Missing Home” Hamilton Troll’s tree goes missing! How odd is that? An entire tree just disappears! Well in this story Merle Mouse suggests they locate Rachel Raccoon because she’ll be able to solve the mystery. Who would you go to if something went missing? Hamilton Troll and the Case of […]

Was that a tantrum?

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

“It’s mine, mine, mine, mine!” She declared with a yelp. Have you ever done that? Throw a temper tantrum? Have you ever wanted something so much you were willing to fight for it? To pout or sulk, scream? “I want that toy!” Fiona did too but she learned a valuable lesson. Just because you want […]

Hamilton Troll wants to play

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

In the very first Hamilton Troll story, Hamilton meets someone new. He is excited to introduce himself to Pink Light Sprite. He fixes himself up to look his best and then asks her what they should do. “What do you want to play?” Hamilton is social and inviting and this is a perfect example of […]

Discussion Questions for “The Painti...

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

Book Clubs Bible Study Youth Groups Personal Growth “The Painting” tends to yank out emotions long ago suppressed by older individuals and incite conversations and deep thoughts long after the cover has been closed. To assist in engaging in discussion whether book clubs, youth groups or even bible studies, the author has put together an […]

Please Stay

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

When Hamilton meets Starlit Troll he is overly excited but then when he discovers she’s going to leave he is distraught. He begs her to stay and in this story she does – for one more day. Has anyone ever left you and you were sad? I’ll admit goodbyes are hard for me! http://www.kathleensbooks.com/product/hamilton-troll-meets-starlit-troll/

Do you have Special Troll Sight?

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

Starlit Troll is shocked to learn that Hamilton has never seen another troll, but in the book “Hamilton Troll meets Starlit Troll” there’s a game where a whole bunch of Trolls are hiding in plain sight. Can you find them? How many are there?  

Have you ever eaten Troll Snot Salad?

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

Pollen was floating along in the breeze,
tickled his nose, making Hamilton sneeze. While the color is similar, creaminess too, this fruit salad’s better, than Hamilton’s goo!

The Audio Book of “The Painting̶...

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

I am incredibly happy to announce that the audio book of my latest novel “The Painting” is in production and will be available soon! I have found an incredible narrator, Heidi Allred who is doing an amazing job expressing the emotions in telling this symbolically, spirit-lifting story. The following 3 minute clip is from what […]

Free Audio Book

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

Howdy ya’ll! The audio book of “Hamilton Troll and the Big Race” is now available! How cool is that? Well for those who are interested I am giving away 25 FREE audio books (through audible) in hopes of getting some reviews! FREE Audio Book for Reviews!   If you would like to hear the book […]

DEAR Texas Radio Interview Part 5

Interviewed by DEAR TEXAS Radio: Author Kathleen J. Shields tells all! Another short clip from the radio interview from Wimberley Radio 94.1 FM KWVH and their latest show DEAR Texas Radio. In this interview clip Kathleen is asked about her latest novel, The Painting.   Interviewer: The Painting, a spiritual book, what does it really […]

Hamilton Troll update

Hamilton Troll and the Big Race Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

It’s almost done. It’s almost over. From interior pages to exterior cover. Everyone’s gathered, we’re ready to go. A story to tell, life-lessons to know. Twelve awesome books, fun to be had. Read every one. They’ll make you glad. So “Hamilton Troll and the Big Race” is in it’s final stages. Probably about one more […]

Designed to do Good Deeds

Ephesians 2:10 God has made us what we are, and in our union with Christ Jesus he has created us for a life of good deeds, which he has already prepared for us to do. I have been working on “The Painting 2” and this scripture jumped out at me with the exact message I […]

DEAR Texas Radio Interview Part 3

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 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 all […]

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