Hockey Wars 3: The Tournament
Children's Books / November 1, 2019

  The Dakota Hurricanes and Lightning are back again, and it is hockey tournament time! It’s the first hockey tournament of the season, and for many of the girls and boys on the two teams, it’s their first tournament. They’ll get to experience all the pressure and excitement as they play off for the Ice Fest Tournament Trophy! Along with the excitement of the tournament, there’s also someone new that will throw two best friends into turmoil. Could this new stranger drive a wedge between two best friends, or will they be able to overcome and take the trophy? There’s only one way to find out! Check out Hockey Wars 3 – The Tournament now!   REVIEW It’s hockey tournament time! More often than not children relate themselves with the characters of a good story. In such circumstances, reading fiction can help them to get inspiration from the characters. These stories often portray real life implications through anecdotes, and as such makes it easier for them to understand the complex aspects of life. Moreover, reading these stories at regular intervals can actually help them to develop a positive outlook towards life, which eventually proves beneficial for good character development. Hockey Wars…

The Frights of Fiji (Alyssa McCarthy’s Magical Missions Book 1)
Book Listing , Children's Books , Review / October 13, 2019

  A world of magic and adventure awaits… Sent to live with her strict, aloof, and uncaring uncle after her parents are killed in a car accident, twelve-year-old orphan Alyssa McCarthy longs for the life she used to have—one filled with fun and love. Then one stormy night, a message appears in the raindrops on the window that will change everything. “Your life will never be the same again, as magic will interfere.” Before long, Alyssa is kidnapped by Master Beau, a banished sorcerer with a mysterious connection to her who can only regain his power by weakening hers. Suddenly hurled into a world of wizardry filled with fantastical beasts and marvelous technology beyond her wildest imagination, Alyssa must defeat Master Beau if she ever wants to get home again. But Master Beau will stop at nothing, including using Alyssa’s friends, to ensure he is triumphant. Originally titled “From Frights to Flaws”, this story is the exciting and enchanting first book in the “Magical Missions” series.   REVIEW   A spectacular flight of the imagination! By Piaras on October 13, 2019 for Emerald Book Reviews Author Sunayna Prasad weaves a well-crafted coming of age fantasy. The story had every element…

Jai’s Vision: A Medieval Tale of Magic, Swords & Sorcery (Book 1)

  A medieval tale of magic, swords and sorcery… The year is 1304 A.D. in the Yorkshire area of England. King Dunstan reigns in Europe over the Kingdom of Misty Hill. The King’s castle stands large, beautiful and strong surrounded by large fences and all of his knights and their squires. Not far off from the castle lives the townspeople enclosed by the safety of the Northern Woods and the mystery of the Dark Woods to the South of the Castle. The story showcases a young squire named Jai and his best friend, the beautiful princess Amelie. As the story unfolds we follow both of them on their adventures from their secret meetings in the Northern Woods to their forbidden steps through the Dark Woods. Most especially, though, we follow Jai who quickly develops an unforeseen talent for seeing visions. As Jai and Amelie journey along their days, another kingdom from across the land arrives for The Medieval Games. As The Medieval Games begin, Jai uncovers secrets about the other kingdom to imply that they are more than what they seem – secrets that only he and Princess Amelie are privy to. What will they do with those secrets? What…

Black and White, Little Puffy: Promoting tolerance, acceptance of different colors, friendship and forgiveness
Children's Books , Review / August 11, 2019

  This book shows that all the colors are beautiful and equal. The difference makes us special. A great lesson in acceptance of our differences, colors, and the importance of tolerance, acceptance, equality friendship and forgiveness.   REVIEW A wonderful children’s book that teaches valuable life lessons. Reviewed by Piaras for Emerald Book Reviews More often than not children relate themselves with the characters of a good story. In such circumstances, reading fiction can help them to get inspiration from the characters. These stories often portray real life implications through anecdotes, and as such makes it easier for them to understand the complex aspects of life. Moreover, reading these stories at regular intervals can actually help them to develop a positive outlook towards life, which eventually proves beneficial for good character development. Black and White, Little Puffy is a delightful and charming book for the younger reader. I read it with my grandkids and they loved not only the story, but also the amazing illustrations by the author herself. I thought the text and illustrations worked very well together. Arline Cooper writes in a wonderful, simple and imaginative style that will guarantee the attention of young minds. If you ever…

Elly Elephant’s First Day
Children's Books , Review / July 28, 2019

  Elly Elephant’s First Day is a story for young children to enjoy at bedtime written in rhyme. The story’s beautiful colorful illustrations are sure to thrill young readers of all ages. Elly Elephant has recently been born and is looking forward to exploring her incredible world. Her mother has told her that she must wait until she’s a little older, but Elly can’t wait. She explores the world on her own, learning and meeting other animals along the way. Young children will identify with Elly as she experiences things for the first time. Parents and teachers can also employ the story featured in Elly Elephant’s First Day to teach children about what it’s like to be the new arrival, making new friends, gaining self-confidence, and learning and growing from their early experiences. Elly Elephant’s First Day is designed for bedtime reading with younger children. However, older children will also enjoy this wonderful book on their own and be thoroughly entertained with Elly’s adventures.   REVIEW A wonderful book that addresses relevant and interesting topics. By Piaras O Cionnaoith July 22, 2019 for Emerald Book Reviews The is a wonderfully written book that addresses relevant and interesting topics, all adequately…

Sleepy Animals by Suzy Davies
Children's Books , Poetry , Review / July 26, 2019

  Sleepy Animals is a book for children, filled with lovable baby animals they’ll want to love and cuddle. Words and pictures take them into imaginative dream-like places. Ideal to read at bedtime, this book, illustrated with enchanting pastel pictures, will relax and soothe your child encouraging a restful night’s sleep.   A wonderful book for bedtime reading! Sleepy Animals is wonderful book for the younger reader. I read it with my grand-kids and they loved not only the poetry, but also the first-class illustrations by Laurie Shanholtzer. I thought the rhyming words and illustrations worked very well together. Author Suzy Davies writes in a wonderful soothing style that will guarantee the attention of young minds. If you ever wanted to bond even more with your children or grandchildren, this would be a lovely read to share with them. Love-A-Duck “Love-A-Duck! How soft you are, you have the brightest feathers, by far! Shelter your head, and take a rest, and soon you’ll find your mommy’s nest.” “I dream of places, like ponds and lakes, until it’s time for me to wake – swimming, diving, all day through!” “Love-A-Duck, no-one’s quite like you!” It seems to me that this book was…

Magical Bedtime Stories: A Collection of Short Stories & Poems for Children

  SYNOPSIS An exquisitely crafted book of short stories and rhyming verse tailored to kids and adult children alike, “Magical Bedtime Stories” serves as a whimsical literary lullaby for the dreamer to-be. These short stories and poems by Píaras Ó Cíonnaoíth are an enjoyable and entertaining collection that will bring a smile to the faces of readers. The stories are fascinating and imaginative, and each one entertains and conveys insightful and thoughtful messages. Through lulling rhymes, melodious stanzas, and pleasant themes, the reader or listener is gently catapulted across the stars into lady moon’s soothing embrace until they are sound asleep. With this wonderful collection by your or your child’s bedside, sweet dreams will become a nightly reality and the word “bedtime” will inevitably bring anticipation.       REVIEW Grady Harp |Top Contributor: Children’s Books |HALL OF FAME |TOP 100 REVIEWER ‘One of the virtues of being very young is that you don’t let the facts get in the way of your imagination.’ ~ Sam Levenson Irish author and poet Píaras Ó Cíonnaoíth earned a Higher Diploma in General Counseling Skills, a diploma in Psychology, Mental Health and Mental Illness, and Mental Health Studies – Suicide, Violent Behavior, Substance…

Peaceful Night Poetry: Sleep-inducing Picture Poetry Book for Children Aged 3-103
Children's Books , Poetry , Review , Shorter Reads / March 12, 2019

  An exquisitely crafted book of short stories and rhyming verse tailored to kids and adult children alike, “Peaceful Night Poetry” serves as a whimsical literary lullaby for the dreamer to-be. These short stories and poems by Píaras Ó Cíonnaoíth are an enjoyable and entertaining collection that will bring a smile to the faces of readers. The stories are fascinating and imaginative, and each one entertains and conveys insightful and thoughtful messages. Through lulling rhymes, melodious stanzas, and pleasant themes, the reader or listener is gently catapulted across the stars into lady moon’s soothing embrace until they are sound asleep. With this wonderful collection by your or your child’s bedside, sweet dreams will become a nightly reality and the word “bedtime” will inevitably bring anticipation. REVIEWS Robin Leigh Morgan (Top Contributor: True Crime Books) (TOP 1000 REVIEWER) LULL YOUR CHILD TO SLEEP WITH SOME SWEET POETIC STORIES I don’t what it is about children and reading books which happen to rhyme but books which do happen to be quite enticing to its young readers. If there’s any doubt look at those children’s books written by Dr. Seuss, for as a young child I couldn’t stop reading books, borrowed from the…

Magic Poetry: Illustrated Children’s Verse for Ages 3-103 (Rhyming Poetry Book with Pictures for Children)

  The art of Poetry is a subject we learn from a very young age, and provides us with a better knowledge of literature, rhyme scheming, reading skills, and writing skills as well! A child’s imagination is something that seems to fade away as we age, but this book will keep that fire alive! You and your children will enjoy exploring the depths of pure imagination, fun, and excitement by reading this book. Not only will you enjoy these aspects, but you will also enjoy a priceless bonding experience, as your minds run wild from the stories that are told from this collection of poetry! In this book you will enjoy: • Letting your imagination run wild • Large, bright, artistic and colorful pictures • Easy to read poems that you will love to share aloud • A bonding experience that teaches, educates and exercises the mind • Stories that your children will absolutely love! Magic Poetry is a book that is full of poems, which are geared for children, age’s three to seven, but for absolutely everyone to enjoy nonetheless! As society advances with technology, the simplicity of downloading this eBook makes reading easier, and much more relaxing. You…

Hockey Wars 2: The New Girl
Children's Books , Review / March 2, 2019

  The Dakota Hurricanes are back for another hockey season, and there’s someone new this year! The team has already been chosen, but a late addition could change the team dynamic and the friendships and could even ruin their entire season. Mia has arrived in the small town of Dakota, throwing the girl’s hockey team into a panic. The girls don’t know anything about her—and don’t want to. But could Mia be just what the girl’s hockey team needs? The girls aren’t sure about the new girl, but the Dakota Lightning boys sure are! Will Millie lose her best friend, Cam, to Mia? Or will Millie and Cam finally take the next step in their friendship? There’s only one way to find out! Check out Hockey Wars 2: The New Girl now!   REVIEW   There’s a new kid in town! Reviewed By Piaras O Cionnaoith for Emerald Book Reviews “A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.”—Wayne Gretzky More often than not children relate themselves with the characters of a good story. In such circumstances, reading fiction can help them to get inspiration from the characters. These stories…