Thursday, June 30, 2011

Stella the Fire Farting Dragon- J.Aday Kennedy



Stella the Fire Farting Dragon
Written by  J. Aday Kennedy
Illustrated by Jack Foster

As soon as I heard the title of this book from Aday I knew my boys would love it!
Stella has to get ready for a talent contest and every time her nerves take hold.. well, she farts fire and all better take cover. Bagpipes aren’t her forte, so she tries doing a flying skit and her friend has her practice until she is no longer nervous.
The day of the talent show Stella is doing great, eats a blueberry muffin for breakfast and is off to the show after Allen brushes away her blueberry stained teeth and helps to get her ready.  Let’s just say Stella got a bit nervous on her talent presentation, but the blueberries redeemed her!  The crowd thought she planned it.
A funny story about friendship and believing in yourself.  Aday takes a serious case of the nerves and puts a funny spin on it that will be a joy to young boys and girls alike.. though I am guessing boys really will be the ones laughing.
Aday was kind enough to send us a whoopee cushion with Stella on it, and my boys were excited to play along with the story J
What I love about Guardian Angel Publishing and the authors there are the defined morals to the stories they publish. It has been a blessing to review books with several of the authors there.
J.Aday Kennedy is a ventilator-dependent quadriplegic who refers to herself as The Differently-Abled Writer.
Aday has a great website where you can download teachers guides and fun activities to go along with her books http://www.jadaykennedy.com/Main_Home/Downloads.html
She also has a blog you can follow Brain Fart Explosion
Send a SASE to Aday and get a tattoo of Stella the Fire Farting Dragon to
PO. Box 71
Mineola, TX 75773

5 comments:

  1. Melanie,
    Thanks for the excellent review. I'm glad your boys enjoyed it.

    Blessings,
    J. Aday Kennedy
    The Differently-Abled Writer & Speaker
    Children's Author of Stella the Fire Farting Dragon (April 2011)
    www.jadaykennedy.com

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  2. I love the title of this book and the story sounds like a hoot. What a clever promotion, Aday, to send the whoopee cushion. My son recently cleaned his room - got rid of 6 gum wrappers and a broken whoopee cushion. His room wasn't clean but he sure had fun. LOL

    Best wishes with this book.

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  3. I've read the book and it's great. Boys aren't the only ones who will enjoy it.

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  4. Great review Melanie! It is a story that boys will love indeed :o) Conrats Jes!

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  5. Way to go, Jessica. Good luck with your book.

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