Holiday Book Gift Suggestions for Kids!

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New Children’s Book: Cleo’s Tomato Sandwich


Eleven year old Cleo loves tomato sandwiches more than anything else in the whole entire world. She loves tomato sandwich so much that she had been trying, ever since she was six, to grow her own tomato garden. Now, finally, at age eleven, Cleo is making one more effort to grow a tomato garden. Will she succeed? And if she does, will it be everything she’d hoped? Read Cleo’s journey, as she sets about fulfilling one of her long held dreams.

We received a copy of this book and I love how simple it is and it is also very educational. Children will enjoy reading it! We give it a 5 stars! Great for younger children ages 4-7.

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Dr. Julia E. Antoine began writing professionally at the age of 19. At that time, she wrote short stories for the local radio station in her home town. She gave up writing when she moved to the United States to attend college. She has since earned several degrees, including two Masters and a Doctorate in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University in Boston. During the course of her schooling, she wrote and published a working curriculum for a career school, a business manual and its answer key, as well as other literary work. In 2010, she revisited her first love, writing for fun and enjoyment. Dr. Antoine writes children’s books under her given name and romance novels under her pen name, Ju Ephraime.


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Our next suggestion is for  The Middle School age readers!

This is a wonderful trilogy-the Giants in the Land trilogy by Clark Burbidge.


The trilogy begins in a world where the giants and villagers have lived side by side for as long as anyone can remember. When these great protectors leave suddenly, with no explanation, a young farmer named Thomas sets out on a journey to discover why. The first two books in the trilogy, Giants in the Land Book One: The Way of Things and Giants in the Land Book Two: The Prodigals are now available.

The Giants in the Land series encourages young people to become giants in how they live, respond to difficulties and interact with others. It also seeks to help kids find hope and faith amidst sudden changes in their life.

I love the messages in this book!  Really so positive such as how to recognize those special giants in your life. My son and I are looking forward to more books in this series. You can find the books on

More about the Author:


Clark Burbidge was born and raised in the mountain valleys of the Rockies. He earned an MBA from the University of Southern California and a BS from the University of Utah. His finance career spans three decades and he has been active in community and church service for more than 35 years. He and his wife Leah currently live near Salt Lake City, Utah and enjoy their blended family of 10 children and three grandchildren.

His previous books include Life on a Narrow Path: A Mountain Biker’s Guide to Spiritual Growth in Troubled Times and A Piece of Silver: A Story of Christ.

Actually, the next one is not just for kids! Many adults will love and relate to this one! I know I loved my Little Golden Books as a kid!

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A Holiday companion to the New York Times Best Seller Everything I Need To Know I learned From A Little Golden Book! It’s Everything I Need To Know About Christmas I learned from A Little Golden Book by Diane Muldrow. If you are searching for wise and witty advice about getting through the hectic holiday season-while still having fun at the same time- look no further than this book! It really is good for all ages! Adults will remember and love the familiar characters of Pokey Little Puppy and The Gingerbread Man.  I love the illustrations and the really wise advice that this book gives! A Must-Read this holiday season!

You can purchase here.


Self Disclosure: I received free copies of the books mentioned in this holiday post. 




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