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About the author:
Shelley Gilbert, Author, Artist is award-winning and well-reviewed and publishes original fiction and nonfiction books for adults and children.
"LAND OF SOOJ, Six Seahorse Stories," 2011. Fiction book for young adults and children ages 7-19.
"Charming children's book. The stories are beautifully written and morally relevant."
Little, Brown and Company
"ISLANDS" series of crossover coloring/poem books for Adults, Teens, Kids, contain 30 hand-drawn drawings, 30 poems.
"...refreshing new idea, novel idea, highly creative, fun." Richard Clatworthy, Trade Books Mgr, Leavey Ctr Bookstore, Georgetown Univ., Wash. DC
"ISLANDS, A COLORING BOOK FOR ADULTS," 2001. Sold in Katonah (NY) Museum of Art Gift Shop
"ISLANDS, A COLORING BOOK FOR TEENS AND KIDS," 2010
"ISLANDS, A COLORING BOOK FOR ADULTS, VOLUME 2," 2011
"ISLANDS, A COLORING BOOK FOR ADULTS, 2nd EDITION," exp. publ 2011
"SWIMMING NAKED WITH JELLYFISH," 2008, award-winning debut novel won international 2009 Eric Hoffer-Montaigne Medal Finalist Award-Thought Provoking Books and Excellence in Independent Publishing. She is currently pitching this autobiographical novel to film industry principals to make a movie, and writing the sequel.
"...wonderfully vivid...straightforward...compelling...witty...page turner." Little, Brown and Company
"...wonderful writer...brave, intelligent...even dazzling." Benjamin Cheever
"The best piece of writing on orgasm I have ever in my life read. It's hard to write a great sex scene. It was raw, quirky, individual, original, impossible to forget, and contains the best description of the experience of having an orgasm." Susan Grossman, Editor.
A visual artist, her collage is award-winning and her tape paintings showed in Madison Avenue art galleries. Past lives: taxi driver, secretary, sign engraver, jewelry maker, gift shop owner/operator. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she graduated from SUNY/Empire State College, NY and The Publishing Institute, Univ. of Denver. She lives in NY with her husband Hank Teller.
Land of Sooj
Six Seahorse Stories
"Charming children's book. The stories are beautifully written and morally relevant." Little, Brown and Company.
Romantica, God of The Seahorses, and her Angel children protect all the little seahorses as they learn the truths and lessons of life in the LAND OF SOOJ.
LAND OF SOOJ is an early land where seahorses live. Each of the six seahorse stories is independent but all are connected by a seahorse family of God and Angels who look after the seahorses. Each story conjures up vivid and beautiful images. Fantasy and virtue are twin currents entwined throughout the flow of the stories.
Land of Sooj, Six Seahorse Stories, by Shelley Gilbert is a book of fiction for young adults and children ages 7-19.
The six seahorse stories are:
A seahorse discovers her purpose in life.
A tiny seahorse finds her power.
VANILLA AND CHOCOLATE SEAHORSES
This is the story of twin seahorses. One likes the getting there, the other likes the being there.
Sometimes the gentlest seahorse must protect her heart.
In the Land of Sooj, a seahorse always pays for a wrongdoing.
To one seahorse, creating is everything.
- Publication Date:
- May 26 2011
- 0971831750 / 9780971831759
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic