June 23rd, 2011 10:24 EST
Artie Knapp Story Collection Now Out in Paperback
Several of Artie Knapp`s widely published children`s stories are now available in a new paperback book. The 78 page collection features Artie`s stories The Rooster That Wouldn`t Crow, Alligator Alley, No More Car Wash Blues, The Shell Shocked Turtle, and The Lazy Loppin Goat. The book was published by MightyBook Inc, and illustrated by Aja Wells.
Yak`s Corner: Children`s Stories by Artie Knapp - the humorous children`s stories in this collection were previously published by the Detroit Free Press` Yak`s Corner, an 8-page print magazine written for students ages 6-13. Sporadic B&W spot illustrations accompany each story.
From the foreword: On behalf of Yak`s Corner, I would like to express thanks to Artie Knapp for allowing us to publish five of his delightful animal tales in our magazine. Our young readers benefited from his use of humor to gently deliver messages about following your heart, respecting differences, pursuing your dream, conquering your fears, and being true to yourself.
-Sharon R. Martin, Newspapers in Education Manager Detroit Media Partnership, a Gannett Company
This collection of endearing tales is a must-have! Follow the fun cast of characters through each clever and entertaining story. They teach valuable lessons in a humorous, light-hearted way.
-Kristin Garrison, Newspapers in Education Manager The Cincinnati Enquirer
What a treat! A selection of humorous children`s stories by one of our favorite authors, Artie Knapp, is now available in one collection! Each story is sure to entertain and inspire, while the delightful illustrations draw you in.
-Wendy Hogan, Kids` Turn Central
Artie Knapp`s delightful writing and enticing illustrations will amuse both children and parents. His impressive "what if" imagination is accompanied by strong, reassuring messages. An excellent addition to any children`s story collection!
-Grace Housholder, Editor
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