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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 […]

Oh… to be someone.

I was reading a post by another fellow author who was upset about a local “big-chain” bookstore that was not willing to host local authors for book signings.  Without much of an excuse, except they don’t do that, we are all left to wonder, why?  Is it because we are not important enough yet?  Is […]

Free Children’s Christian Story for Revi

It has been brought to my attention that there are limited avenues for marketing Christian Children’s books. There aren’t many contest category options for said stories either.  A fellow author whom just recently read “Dandy Lion” was so inspired by the message and simplicity of the piece; decided to write a letter to a rather large […]

Read “Her Guarded Desire” Free!

Kristen must make a decision… Her Bodyguard or Her Boyfriend Having thought the danger was over and she could finally move on with her life, Kristen was again swept off her feet by her bodyguard Cody; which left Devin, her boyfriend, as the third wheel. Being uprooted from their lives, Devin tries to make the […]

StoryCub Video is Complete! Watch it Now...

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

We’ve been Blessed again! StoryCub is an Early Childhood Development Project that produces and distributes mobile-friendly, streaming video versions of children’s picture books.  Built for today’s digital families; preschool and kindergarten educators also rely on StoryCub for the discovery of great books. StoryCub thought Hamilton Troll meets Pink Light Sprite was Awesome! So they produced […]

Three generations of artists collaborate...

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books hamilton troll

    About a year ago, author Kathleen J. Shields approached character illustrator Leigh A. Klug about a troll.With the desire of adding a face to her words, Kathleen shared the story of Hamilton Troll to Leigh who listened and laughed with the merriment of a young child herself. Moments after hearing about Hamilton, with the […]

Some Major Changes & Additions

I have redesigned my book website: www.KathleensBooks.com I have published on Smashwords my Christian children’s story “Dandy Lion – A Legend of Love & Loss” https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/320960 I have published on Smashwords my Children’s chapter book “A Rainbow of Thanks” https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/320978 Both e-books are available for FREE for a limited time so I can get some […]

Dream World Defenders – Trailer Videos

New Book By Award-Winning Author, Kathleen J. Shields Curious about Dream World Defenders? Watch the book trailers below: Can’t wait to read the book? You can buy the book at any of these fine retailers:     Also, don’t forget the Challenge!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

 
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