Author Spotlight: Trace Wilkins Francis

Local Long Island Momee and Author, Trace Wilkins Francis brings smiles and excitement to families with her children’s book series, The Real Life Adventures of Jo-Jo Bean.

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You can not help but fall in love with The Real Life Adventures of Jo Jo Bean. The book Birthday Bubbles brings the excitement of a child’s birthday with a great lesson in the end. The music accompanied with this book/ cd combo is not only catchy but so fun to listen, sing-along and dance to. It has become a family favorite in our house and I know your kids will love to read it along with you, too!

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The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish

A wonderful addition to the Pout-Pout Fish series for families to enjoy reading this Christmas.

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The loveable and grumpy Pout-Pout Fish is down in the dumps during the most happiest time of the year. Why?, because he is not having any luck finding the perfect gifts while holiday shopping for his friends. My family and I loved the positive message you learn at the end of the story. The message learned is that the perfect gift is one that comes from the heart and not one that is necessarily store-bought. Mr. Fish learns the joy of giving gifts he made to all of his friends. I loved this book so much because I always make hand-made gifts with my girls for our loved ones. I teach them that there is so much joy given to others when they receive something you made.

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Casey’s Bright Red Christmas (Casey and Friends)

If your child loves Christmas and farm equipment then this book is one you should add to your home library.  The story has a positive message of friendship in the end.

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“It’s Christmas time at Happy Skies Farm! Tillus the worm, Big Red, Sammy and the rest of the team are excited to celebrate the season. But Casey the farmer is busy working: feeding animals, repairing fences and planning for the year ahead. With so much to do, Casey wonders if she’ll have time to prepare for the holidays. That’s when Tillus and the team unite to make this Christmas extra special for their busy friend. “

Recommended for ages 4 to 8 years old

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How Machines Work- Zoo Break!

Written by bestselling author David Macaulay

Children will love this interactive book about six simple machines: the wedge, wheel and axle, lever, inclined plane, screw and pulley. There is hands-on interaction that will excite young readers from the cover of the book where they can spin gears to make the Sloth character go up and down to the pop-ups and flaps that fill the pages throughout the book. It will be on that your children will grab to read over and over again.

Did I mention it is a STEM book written for ages 7 to 10 years old, too? David Macaulay did a great job putting the fun back into learning with this book.

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Countdown to Christmas- 24 Days of the Jesse Tree Tradition

Around the holidays there are so many great traditions and the Countdown to Christmas- 24 Days of the Jesse Tree Tradition is another great family tradition to add to your list.

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“Night by night, children learn that Jesus had a family just like they do. This beautifully illustrated book will establish a family holiday tradition in your household and help your family connect the people in the Bible to Jesus. Begin your countdown to Christmas with a small 2′ – 3′ high tree in your home and read one story every night in the days before Christmas. After each story, hang an ornament to remember the biblical figures, starting with Adam and Eve and ending with Jesus. Includes a complete set of full-color ornaments.”

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Veterans Day- 2015

Momee Friends wishes to thank all the men and women who have served and are serving in our armed forces. Your bravery to protect our freedoms is so greatly appreciated.

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With Respect, Honor, and Gratitude We Thank YOU!

Dozens of companies  and organizations  will also extend their “THANKS” with  freebies and deals.  For a complete list, please visit The Military Wallet.

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The Spooky Moon Balloons

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Local Long Island author Jennifer Roman has written this adorable children’s book, The Spooky Moon Balloons.
“The comical world of “The Spooky moon Balloons” is a place where lovable creatures try to spook all day and night but remain as charming as can be.  “The Spooky Moon Balloons is a laugh out loud Halloween keepsake tale.  This book celebrates the spirit of Halloween and the excitement of Trick or Treat.  there is always fun to be had on Halloween and this book is one kids will want to read again and again.”

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Yes it is a Halloween book but your child will love to read it year round. My three-year old loves to read Halloween books and playing pretend. Trick or treating is so exciting to her and she looks forward going door to door ringing the doorbell and getting treats from our friendly neighbors. This children’s book brings Halloween to life in a delightful way that all children will love it.

I recommend getting Spooky Moon Balloons for your child. —–> purchase here

Read about local Long Island author Jennifer Roman in Momee Friends author spotlight—-> click here