Elyse Bruce is the author of the Missy Barrett book series for young and young-at-heart readers.  Missy Barrett is a fictional child who finds adventures in everything she does.

Missy Barrett Adventures
Missy Barrett Conversations
Missy Barrett Chapter Books
Missy Barrett Year In Review Books
Missy Barrett Workbooks

You can also follow Missy Barrett on her official website at as well as on her WordPress blog at and on Facebook on her Fan Page at

Other light-hearted reading that appeals to more mature readers include the Idiomation series of books.  Compiled from Elyse’s blog Idiomation: Historically Speaking, these books provide the history and meaning behind sayings, idioms, expressions, and more that we hear used in everyday situations.

As with Missy Barrett, you can follow Idiomation on Facebook at as well as on WordPress at where new entries are published every week.

Lighter fare can also be found with Elyse’s novellas.

You can follow Elyse on Twitter at and on Facebook at  Check out her blog at

The Official Elyse Bruce Website