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Holiday Season Suggestions

Holiday decorations light up city streets, and strings of bright lights are making the gift giving season more and more real with every passing day.  For those of you who are looking for wonderful inexpensive gifts to hide under the tree or as stocking stuffers, the Missy Barrett Adventures series is a great option for young and young-at-heart readers.Missy Barrett Adventures Volume 1 through 6Available in paperback and eBook formats, these books are a welcome addition to every home library.  We’re including a story synopsis for each book to help you choose just the right book to give.

Guess Where I Am Mommy:  It’s not every day that Missy gets to go with her mom on a business trip. When her mom takes her to Toronto for a meeting with the man upstairs, Missy makes the most of this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Along the way, she meets up with Mr. Wonderful, the Titanium Knight of the Periodic Table, the Ballerina Princess, and other inhabitants that exist in this exciting world. What other mysteries await them all in this amazing building? And how many other characters might be found by the ever curious Missy Barrett? Click HERE to read more.

Houston We Have No Problem:  Missy Barrett is spending her summer vacation in Tennessee. where her aunt Sissy, Uncle Bob and three boy cousins live.  Missy jumps at the chance to find herself at the heart of another new adventure. What she doesn’t know is what those adventure is going to be. When the installation man comes to put up a satellite dish at the house, she can’t begin to imagine all the things he knows. Where did the Internet come from? Who won the first race in outer space? Do scientists know what’s out there? And is her family aware of all these facts?  Click HERE to read more.

The Secret Ingredient:  Missy wouldn’t dream of passing up a chance to visit her grandparents. Trips to visit them are always fun, but they’re more fun when Grandma’s making Nôhkom’s Artisan bread and chocolate chip cookies. But baking isn’t just about making bread and cookies. It’s about sharing and making memories, as well as discussing important matters. The discussion weaves its way through the meals made in Fat Daddy’s Kitchen in Chicago and how Missy’s Grandma and Grandpa first met. Then Missy shares a secret with her Grandma. Missy knows what Grandma’s secret ingredient is. Do you know what it is?  Click HERE to read more.

Foiled Again:  For the first time in her life, Missy visits a professional hair salon with her mother. Once she walks through the front door, the possibilities become endless as do the questions she has for the stylists working there. Just as with every situation Missy finds herself in, when Missy has questions, she’s on the trail to uncover the right answers. In the end, you won’t believe who gets foiled again!  Click HERE to read more.

Free Range Hiking:  Finding fun things to do is easy for a kid like Missy Barrett. The hard part is finding fun things that her Uncle Bob, Aunt Sissy, and three cousins can do with her. When her Uncle Bob’s friend, Steve, drops by to visit, Missy learns all kinds of interesting things about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It isn’t long before Missy has an idea what everyone she loves can do as a family.  Click HERE to read more.

Nailed It:  Missy Barrett convinces her mom and grandma that a Girls’ Day At The Spa is just what they need. The trio decide that some old-school pampering is in the cards, and Cassie’s place is the place to be. Questions about sugar scrubs, famous outlaw Jesse James, and more shows Missy just how much fun Cassie, Mackie and the Shear Madness Salon gang can really be!  Click HERE to read more.

Check out other books, CDs, and art by Elyse Bruce.  There’s sure to be something for everyone on your list making your shopping a breeze!