The Story Reading Apes Nephew JoJo presents his New KIDS KORNER Section


Sir Princess Petra: The Pen Pieyu Adventures by Diane Mae Robinson

‘I have thought hard and for many passing moons. Jewels, frocks of lace, and princess games have become boring. The thing I want the most…’ Petra hesitated and bit on … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Leaf & the Long Ice by Jo Marshall

A tiny stick creature named Leaf lives in an old forest at the foot of an ancient volcano, which is capped by a massive glacier called the Long Ice. Leaf … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Leaf & the Sky of Fire by Jo Marshall

In a dying forest – infested with bark beetles – small, stick creatures called Twigs are forced to hide in a cave, or be devoured by the ravenous barkbiters! A … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Leaf & the Rushing Waters by Jo Marshall

When a melting glacier bursts through an ice dam, the Rushing Waters river is set loose on an old growth forest. The flood surrounds an ancient tree where impish, stick … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Mr Splendiferous and the Troublesome Trolls (Smelly Trolls) by Rosen Trevithick (Author) and Katie W. Stewart (Illustrator)

Rufus Sebbleford and his friends are looking forward to a school trip to the Mr Splendiferous Science Park unaware that the mad scientist is keeping a dangerous troll locked up … Continue reading

August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

A-Z Poetry: Fruits and Veggies by Kaelah Mickelle (Author) and Greg Potts (Illustrator)

A-Z Poetry: Fruits and Veggies is a collection of 26 highly creative and entertaining acrostic poems. With visually captivating illustrations and rhyming verse, learning the alphabet is now more fun! … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

One Minute Stories by Christian Blake

This book contains a mixture of 50 different very short stories (Slice of Life / Snippets / Short Shorts) from a child’s perspective. Samantha sat on an old park bench … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Banana Man (a Novella) by Christian Blake

Danny Zuco wants to buy the latest edition of his favorite comic book, Banana Man, but first he’ll have to contend with a vicious dog, a mean cop, and the … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Louey the Lazy Elephant by Janice Spina

Louey is a lazy elephant who likes to sleep late. One day Louey oversleeps and much to his surprise the whole herd moves without him to another place. Louey is … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beneath the Rainbow – Stories and Poems from Kenya by Worldreader (Editor)

Beneath the Rainbow is a collection of children’s stories and poems that reaches readers with colorful illustrations and tales of integrity and kindness through traditional African myths and legends. In … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Cross Drums by Meshack Asare

In this tale by Meshack Asare, one of Africa’s best loved children’s authors, a young shepherd meets another boy from a rival village, down by the boabob tree. The two … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beem Explores Africa by Simidele Dosekun

Beem is a young Nigerian girl who goes on a journey to explore the beauty and diversity of Africa. She meets people and animals, marvels at natural wonders, and visits … Continue reading

July 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Kanuki and the Wishing Tree by Meredith Kennedy

Deep in the African plains lives a young giraffe, Kanuki. Kanuki, unlike the other giraffes, has a particularly short neck. Kanuki is grieved by this physical shortcoming and it affects … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Ares Project – an action/adventure novel for children by Anne Mitchell

WANTED: potential trainee astronauts aged 14 – 18 for NASA mission. No previous experience necessary. When 14-year-old English schoolboy Isaac (‘Zack’) Newton sees this advertisement in a magazine in his … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

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