Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Klutzy Kantor- J.Aday Kennedy


Klutzy Kantor is a clumsy Pegasus who wishes he wasn’t such a klutz. His friend Agra tell him to go and challenge the leprechaun to a battle of the wits, the winner being granted a wish. Kantor trains with some friends of the forest, honing his riddle solving skills, all the while tripping and running into things.
Kantor challenges the undefeated leprechaun to a dual of riddles, sure his determination and riddle practice will help him win the challenge and get his wish. Does he get his wish of no longer being a klutz?

J.Aday Kennedy has made a cute and fun story about a Pegasus named Kantor. She goes above and beyond just writing the book by providing a teacher guide to go along with the book geared for ages 6-10, though I think it would be geared more for 4-8.
http://www.jadaykennedy.com/files/Teachers-lessons/Teache_Guide_Klutzy_Kantor.pdf


She has even written a song for Kantor called “Go Me’ which you can download on Amazon.
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003U345H8/ref=as_li_tf_til?tag=braifartexpl-20&camp=14573&creative=327641&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=B003U345H8&adid=1ZW664BP5PFDS9HDFJWR&

Jack Foster illustrates Kantor with bold, colorful pages, rich in personality.

Aday on her website calls herself ‘The Differently-Abled Writer & Speaker” She is a ventilator dependent quadriplegic, who has written several darling children’s books. It was a joy to read this book to my children and I have more to come on my blog when we look at her latest book!

2 comments:

  1. I tried to post the website as a link, but being a computer illiterate, it didn't work. If anyone wants to instruct me I will take it!

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  2. Thanks for the review. I'll read up on why your links don't show up as links and tell you how to fix it.
    Blessings,
    J. Aday Kennedy
    The Differently-Abled Writer & Speaker
    Children's Author of Stella the Fire Farting Dragon (April 2010)
    http://jadaykennedy.blogspot.com

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