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Eat right and exercise

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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 […]

Starlit’s Surprise

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

Starlit Troll had so much fun the day she met Hamilton and his friends that she decided to stay one more day. Hamilton comes up with a grand surprise for her that puts a huge smile on her face!  What can you do that might put a smile on someone’s face? Clean your room? Color a […]

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/

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. […]

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 […]

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