Here we are in October of 2020…. 20 years later and I am typesetting the final Picture book in the series along with my very first YA Novel.
- “Charlie & the Missing Element” (March 2021) Lily & Co. Publishing
- “Cirque’ de Trash” (October 13, 2021) Lily & Co. Publishing
I am so excited to bring you these stories I have worked on for over 20 years.
Here is a re-cap of Charlie’s adventures thus far…
A synopsis of the Charlie’s Head Series
In the first book of the CHARLIES’ HEAD series we meet a boy named Charlie who learns through many mishaps that he has a powerful magic inside of his head. He is fearful of this at first but soon learns he can control it. He befriends his imagination which leads him to find the magic of creation.
We see him next in CHARLIE GOES TO SEA, where he teaches his best friend Ellie about the fun of creating whatever you want inside your head. Together they imagine a colorful and brave new world. By doing this, Ellie conquers her fear of crabs and is able to save her precious goldfish. They soon realize that two imaginations are more powerful that one and together they are more powerful to create change.
We meet up with him once again in CHARLIE GETS SPOOKED when his Mom and two sisters travel to Salem Massechusetts for Halloween. Suddenly their Mom disappears. They are now lost in a costume parade when an evil Witch abducts the three of them. She attempts to steal their imaginative powers and bottle them up so she can sell the power potion to her evil friends! Charlie and his sisters combine their will to win. They team up to defeat her. After this frightening ordeal, they realize how much power the imagination actually holds and that it belongs only to them. Charlie and his sisters vow to always protect their new found power.
In the upcoming picture-book CHARLIE AND THE MISSING ELEMENT (October 13, 2021) you will meet up with Charlie and his sisters once again. The three of them work together only to find their powers are super strong. They search for the missing element to open the bottled up potion they all hold. The beautiful revelation they discover leads to the realization that together they can unlock super powers to create the world they have always wanted to live in.
THE CHARLIE’S HEAD SERIES teaches that all human beings have a special magic within themselves. You only need to find the missing element to activate it. Even the famous ALBERT EINSTEIN knew this.
“Imagination is more important than knowledge”Albert Einstein
In closing, I really look forward to meeting and speaking with all my young readers. I am very excited to teach them about the abundant world of imagination that we swim and breathe in daily.
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Until next time,