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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/

A Message from Starlit Troll

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

In the 12th book of the Hamilton Troll Adventures, Hamilton and Starlit have a Big Race. They run and swim, climb and fly – but in the end there is a winner and a loser and the loser is not being a very good sport. In the end this is a good message for all […]

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 […]

Happy Trolls, Happy Friends

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

Hamilton Troll makes friends everywhere he goes. Do you know why? Is it… a) Because he’s happy? b) Because he talks to others? c) Because he asks questions? d) All of the above? You know the answer.  People like people who smile, who make them feel welcome. By talking with someone, you make yourself available. […]

Who’s going to win the race?

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

Yes – there is a winner AND a loser – but it’s HOW you play the game that really matters. This is an important life lesson every young child needs to learn. It may not be fun to lose but it is rewarding to be happy for the winner. In our latest book “Hamilton Troll […]

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 […]

DEAR Texas Radio Interview Part 2

Interviewed by DEAR TEXAS Radio: Author Kathleen J. Shields tells all! Wimberley Valley Radio 94.1 FM KWVH and their latest show DEAR Texas Radio interviewed author Kathleen J. Shields and she discusses all of her 22 published books and why she chose to write about a troll.   Interviewer:  Your Hamilton Troll books are educational, […]

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!

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

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 […]

The Painting – Watch the Trailer

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

The Painting is Now Available! The long awaited novel by author Kathleen J. Shields is here! Watch the Book Trailer Video below: BUY NOW:   Amazon   |   Barnes & Noble   |   Kathleen’s Books

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...

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

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 […]

Gerald’s speech – An Excerpt f...

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

     …He was in shock, Tiffany realized. She knew how he felt about sharing his painting with others. She knew how shy he was. She walked up next to him and took his hand.      He turned to her. Her smile melted the ice that froze him in place, and he remembered why he was […]

Who am I to write this story? – The ...

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

Who am I to write this story? That’s the question I kept asking God for about a month after the idea came to me. During my discovery of the story’s plot, formulation of the characters and outline creation, I felt I couldn’t possibly be the best fit for this project. This story idea came to […]

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 –

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