Matthew has a big secret. He can fix things magically. Matthew secretly uses his magic to fix things for his family and friends. Later, he expands his magical good deeds by fixing things in his neighborhood. Matthew’s friend, Lily, suspects something is special about him. Matthew must decide whether to tell her the truth or not.
Announcing: Magical Matthew
I am pleased and delighted to have Kevin Scott Collier illustrate Magical Matthew. Kevin is a delight to work with and does amazing illustrations making the story come alive in a "magical" way.
Magical Matthew can help teachers and parents show the importance of using your strengths and talents for good. It shows how good it feels to help your friends and take care of your neighborhood. This book is suitable for children ages 4 through 9.
Available from: www.guardianangelpublishing.com/matthew.htm
also www.amazon.com, and www.barnesandnoble.com
See the book trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RxIsZVkdvU
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Monday, April 22, 2013
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What if you had a gift, but were afraid to let anyone know? In Magical Matthew, Matthew has a gift to fix things. He can fix broken toys, watches, but he can’t fix his friend.
Through their playtime, Lily notices that her friend is just as special as she is, just in a different way. Matthew confides in his friend and together the begin to fix things. Only Matthew looses his gift of magical-fixes. He feels bad. Lily and his grandmother point out that he is a great problem-solver and that is a gift all to itself.
Magical Matthew shows readers that they are special in more than what they can do. Sometimes being someone’s friend and appreciating them for who they are is the best gift to have.
Magical Matthew is written by Penelope Anne Cole. Ms. Cole has a background in teaching and loves to involve children in her stories.
Keven Collier’s illustrations of magic and know-how bring the story to life.
Guardian Angel Publishing, 2012
ISBN# 9781616333256 (HC)
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
There's a 5-Star Review of Magical Matthew up on Readers' Favorite:
Reviewed by Joy Hannabass for Readers' Favorite
Matthew had magical powers but he couldn’t understand why. But then he started liking his magic and decided to keep the secret to himself because he didn’t know what people would think. And it was when he was with his friend who was in a wheel chair that he found out he could only fix things, not people. But will Matthew always have his magical powers to fix anything that is broken? Find out in this really cute new book by Penelope Anne Cole.
What a cute story and and what sweet imagination! All kids like to think with their magic mind at one time or another, and Matthew’s story is a reminder of this. And I love the special sweet relationship Matthew has with his friend in the wheel chair, one that is strong enough that he confides in her, and they go through the neighborhood together trying to find things that need to be fixed. But after a while, the time comes for Matthew to realize that his powers are just magical and no longer work. What will happen to Matthew now that he can’t fix things as he wants? I highly recommend this wonderful story about Matthew. Your children will certainly listen to this story in awe of the magic of the pages. And they will also enjoy the awesome illustrations that fit so well with the story, helping to bring the pages to life as they hear the words. You will not be disappointed with this little book!
There are other 5-Star Reviews up on Amazon.com.
Also, the hard cover edition of Magical Matthew is now on sale at Amazon for 64% off (ten at this price). This is a perfect opportunity to get this sweet book at a great savings in time for April's Earth Day and gifts:
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