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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Kathleen Shields

Kathleen J. Shields

Kathleen J. Shields is an award-winning author having won first place for “Best Educational Children’s Series” from the Texas Association of Authors for the “Hamilton Troll Adventures”. This series is educational and inspirational, teaching young children social skills, animal characteristics and how to handle real-life situations.

While awaiting illustrations, Kathleen loves to write imaginative stories for youth as well as Christian Fiction. Shields’ has 25 published books now, with many more in the works!

Painting, The

Painting, The

Fiction, Spiritual, Inspirational

We start our lives as a blank canvas.

It's our diverse experiences that add color and definition to our painting.

Gerald's world was often harsh and challenging. Feelings of loneliness and isolation were normal for him. The people in his life didn't understand him and as a result, often ignored him, or refused to make time for him. However, the nature that surrounded Gerald inspired the most sympathetic and caring young child you could ever know.

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Hamilton Troll and the Big Race

Hamilton Troll and the Big Race

Fiction, Children, Picture Book

 

Emotions run high when Starlit challenges Hamilton to a race. Hamilton's certain he can't lose and Starlit's sure she'll win. The characters plan a course that takes the trolls through Hamilton's world. It's an action-packed race. Yet that's when the story takes an unexpected turn. In every good race there will be a winner and a loser. This is an important life-lesson on how to be happy even when you're sad.

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Constellation Crimes

Constellation Crimes

Fiction, Suspense, Middle School

 

A giant scorpion, a crab attack and a killer wolf – what do these three have in common? The zits on Jared’s face.

The night a red meteorite crash lands in the woods, Jared’s world gets turned upside down. Each time the zits appear his friends connect the dots and discover they create the pattern of an actual constellation. Looking up the myths behind the stars, they realize the stories are coming true! It’s up to them to figure out why it’s happening, how to stop it and how the new red-haired substitute teacher (from Mars) is connected. It’s a crime what’s happening – a constellation crime.

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Hamilton Troll Cookbook

Hamilton Troll Cookbook

Fiction, Children, Cookbook

A Private Investigator and a Bodyguard are asked to go undercover to infiltrate a terrorist group.

Cooking with Hamilton Troll and friends helps young children 5-10 yrs learn skills like measuring, pouring & mixing. Children will learn fun ways to make delicious recipes that are surprisingly good for them. These great kid-tested recipes are a wonderful introduction to the culinary arts.

Also included: kitchen safety tips, creative craft activities, and ideas for special occasions.

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