I want to thank all of you who bought “Edison the Christmas Elf and the Imperfect Perfect Toy” this past holiday season. You made Edison extremely happy – he gets a percentage of the profits. And for those who didn’t buy Edison, you still have time. After all there are only about 287 days left until Christmas. www.xmasclock.com
“Vanished!” is on its way. Well, not until late summer. I recently signed a contract with my publisher for my second children’s book. If all goes well it will be published as a hardcover in late July, but more likely in August of this year. The book is about the adventures a young girl experiences while searching for her missing bear. Lindsay Wallen is the artist.
I’ll be appearing at an author signing and book reading on Saturday, December 12th, from 12 – 3 pm at This Old Book, 138 Center St, Grayslake, Il. The reading of Edison the Christmas Elf will take place at 1:30 pm. Come for the signing and stay for some browsing at this wonderful bookstore.
The Lake County Journal has published an article by Angela Sykora about how Edison the Christmas Elf and the Imperfect Perfect Toy came to be. Click this link http://tinyurl.com/hhylmf8 to read the story online. It will also appear in the hardcopy edition of the Journal on Thursday, December 10. I hope you enjoy it.
An estimated 40% of American consumers have already started Christmas shopping, but there’s no need to panic if you haven’t started. There is still time to buy a hardcover edition of Edison the Christmas Elf and the Imperfect Perfect Toy.
Edison is about an elf who dreams of making the perfect Christmas toy. He’s full of imaginative ideas, but they’re often disastrous! Every year Santa Claus waits for Edison to reveal his new idea, and every year Santa worries: just what enormous, tremendous, monstrous problem will Edison’s new toy cause next?
The book costs $18 (free shipping) from me ($19.95 on Amazon). I’ll be happy to sign and add a personal message to your copy. Just send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited (numbered) editions are also available for $22.
The new hardcover edition (8 ½ X 12) of Edison the Christmas Elf and the Imperfect Perfect Toy is now available from the author (that’s me) for $19.95 with free shipping. I will sign and add a personalized inscription at no additional charge. Signed limited editions are also available for $22. If you wish to order, or if you have any questions please send an email to email@example.com. Edison is also available at Amazon.com and eBay.com.
Edison the Christmas Elf and the Imperfect Perfect Toy is now available as a paperback on Amazon. See the Books page to read chapter one of Edison and for details on how to order the book.
Edison the Christmas Elf and the Imperfect Perfect Toy is now available as an e-book on Amazon. See the Buy the Book page to read chapter one of Edison and for the link to the book on Amazon.
I want to introduce you to my new e-book: Edison the Christmas Elf and the Imperfect Perfect Toy. It’s the story of the unforeseen problems and consequences caused by the elf’s attempts to make the perfect Christmas toy. You can read chapter one by clicking on the Books link at the top of this page. The Books page also contains information on how to order the e-book (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, I-tunes).
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