Book Review: Dragonwatch

Book Review: Dragonwatch

Do your kids love adventure? Fantasy? Stories about kids their age saving the day?

Then they will love Dragonwatch by Brandon Mull. It is the first book in a sequel series of the popular Fablehaven books. A perfect introduction to the world and great book to get your children excited about reading.

 
Book Review: Danny Dollar Millionaire Extraordinaire: The Lemonade Escapade

Book Review: Danny Dollar Millionaire Extraordinaire: The Lemonade Escapade

Are you looking for a fun, easy to read book for your kids that has a great educational value?

Then look no further than Danny Dollar Millionaire Extraordinaire: The Lemonade Escapade. Your kids will love reading this inspiring tale of a young boy and his pursuit of his dream; to be a millionaire.

 
Book Review: The Phantom Tollbooth

Book Review: The Phantom Tollbooth

I was recently traveling and brought along my favorite book to read, The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster. While I was sitting in the airport and on the plane, I was shocked by the number of people who had never even heard of the classic book. So, I felt it was time to write a review for the best book ever written!

 
Give the Gift of Reading!

Give the Gift of Reading!

The Holiday season is upon us. Shopping is in the air. And every parent is searching for the perfect gift to give your children.

Why not give them something more valuable than the latest electronic gadget? Why not give them the gift of reading?

 
Thanksgiving: A Time to Come Together

Thanksgiving: A Time to Come Together

After the seemingly endless election cycle, it seems like America is as divided as ever. Protests are in the streets and long friendships have ended over Presidential politics. Pundits on the 24-hour news cycle stoke the flames each night in search of their ratings.

Luckily, the uniquely American holiday of Thanksgiving is just around the corner to help us now focus on the things we all have in common instead of our differences. We can take this opportunity to reflect on all of things we that have to be thankful.

 
No Budget Halloween Costume ideas

No Budget Halloween Costume ideas

Halloween is just around the corner. It's a magical time for kids to dress up and have fun running through the neighborhood collecting candy. But with increasing prices on everything in the stores, it is more difficult to buy the costumes your kids are begging for.

Now is the perfect time to enact a time honored tradition of saving money and scrounging through your house to make a home-made costume.

 
Book Review: IA B.O.S.S.

Book Review: IA B.O.S.S.

After reading the first book in the IA series, I eagerly dived into IA B.O.S.S., the second book in the series. My high expectations were not disappointed as I absolutely loved it. It is a breathtaking, emotional sequel that beautifully expands on the story and themes from IA Initiate.

 
Book Review: IA Initiate

Book Review: IA Initiate

I recently discover a hidden gem of a book, perfect for kids 10 and up. It is a coming of age story of two orphans growing up in a sprawling ghetto awakening to their special abilities. Written by John Darryl Winston, it is a touching, beautiful story that will make you laugh, think, and tug on your heartstrings.

 
Why September is the best time to visit Disney World

Why September is the best time to visit Disney World

Summer is almost done. School is just around the corner. Vacation is probably the last thing on your mind. But now is the best to visit Walt Disney World with your family.

 
5 Great Adventure Books For Summer

5 Great Adventure Books For Summer

Summer is now in full swing. The school books are collecting dust while children across the country fill up their days with play.

Hopefully, you’ve already stopped by the library and amassed a collection of exciting books for your kids to devour in their many hours of free time.

 
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Benjamin Ellefson

Benjamin Ellefson

Benjamin Ellefson is a children's author who loves to write whimsical adventures.  Each book is a modern fairy tale that are fun for kids and thought provoking for adults.  In his writing, he celebrates important values of self-reliance, preparedness, and diversity.

Find out more at www.benjaminellefson.com