Posts tagged Hamilton Troll

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Create/Publish Children’s Boo...

1. Write a Good Book This is such a ridiculous suggestion it may even be over-looked but the key to this statement is “Good” and not just good in your head but good for children.  What age group are you writing for? Have you read it to children in that age group and received a […]

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, […]

Barney Bee loves those sweets!

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

Everyone likes sweets, right? Ice cream, cake, cookies, candy… but bees like something else, do you know what that is? That’s right! Pollen and nectar. Why? Why don’t they eat chocolate cake and ice cream? Because that’s not what they eat. Just like dog’s and cat’s can’t eat chocolate or you wouldn’t want to eat […]

Local Texas Author Wins 2 Award for Childr...

Local Texas Author Wins 2 Awards for Children's Cookbook

Press Release Texas Author Wins Two Awards for Children’s Cookbook Teaching Children to Make Fun Healthy Snacks with Easy Kid-Friendly Recipes August 3, 2017 – Kathleen J. Shields a prolific writer and award-Winning Texas Author announces the “Hamilton Troll Cookbook” a top-notch, educational children’s cookbook that has already won 2 awards (First Place Cookbook from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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?  

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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