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Jacqui Shepherd, children's author, was born in Zimbabwe, started her schooling years in England and now resides in South Africa. As a child her favourite books were Winnie the Pooh and Dr. Seuss. She is a big Roald Dahl fan. Jacqui first began creating stories to amuse her four children. Although Jacqui's children are now grown up and making their own way in the world, they remain her inspiration. Jacqui inherited her storytelling talent from her father, Lancelot Steven Shepherd, and in loving memory of him she publishes all her work under her maiden name. Although all of Jacqui's stories are entertaining, some of them have the the added benefit of important lessons, which equip children with values and attitudes that help them in their da
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Jacqui Shepherd By spending time with my children. Works every time.
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Mother of the groom

People tend to talk a lot about how moms and daughters are best friends.
It’s definitely true but one should never underestimate the bond between a mother and son.

Allow me to share with you my first experience as mother of the groom.

The wedding in question is that of my firstborn, my son, Danny. He is my sunshine.

Danny and my daughter-in-law, Megan, spared no expense to make their wedding day unfor

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Smile Lil Peter, It's A Gift by Tasche Laine
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A glorious gift!

This beautiful blessing of a book has completely changed my perspective on Christmas cheer and given me a renewed awareness of the Lord's love.

The interesting, engaging and touching story draws the reader in. Whilst the delightful il
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Read-o-saurus by Jacqui Shepherd
"A cute book

This is a story of a dinosaur who loves to read. The book is written in very simple words and has cute illustrations. The book encourages children to learn new words."
Read-o-saurus by Jacqui Shepherd
"delightful

Read-o-saurus is my type of dinosaur! That was me when I was a little girl— trying to read everywhere, even in the shower lol! Great for kids who love to read, or to encourage those who don’t."
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"Read-o-saurus is so readable!

I love this series and I think the author developing new characters through valuable activities is brilliant. I truly believe this book will help any child who may be struggling with their reading. The dedication to the a" Read more of this review »
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WTF DUCK-Why The Frown? Journal by Kim Wilch
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The Best!

This is so much more than a journal!!
It's therapy, comedy, a pick me up, a get it all out, stress reliever, planner and a motivator.
It's the perfect companion to the book. If you haven't read the book you are missing out.
Highly recommend! S
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WTF DUCK - Why The Frown by Kim Wilch
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Lots of Laughs!

This book is the perfect pick me up. When you life is getting you down and you feel overwhelmed.... grab this book! You won't be able to stay serious or stressed. In fact, you will undoubtedly laugh all the way through.
This comedic bo
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Daddy Versus The Squirrels by Paul Sterman
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Clever, creative, fun!

A humorous and interactive story that celebrates family, nature and fun.
It encourages problem solving and creativity.
Children will learn the names of some different types of birds.
This entertaining and engaging story also incl
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The Adventures of Scooter and Smack Making a Difference by Darlien Simos
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Fun stories with morals!
Scooter and Smack encourage little readers to make a difference. Whether it is recycling, accepting and including others or doing a good dead. All three engaging stories have a meaningful message. A fun read that celebrates fr
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Bathtime Fun! by Kathleen Gauer
Bathtime Fun!
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Fun-tastic!

This is so much more than a book about bathtime. From monster waves to candy trees this book is sure to please.
In fact, it puts a whole new spin on "Bathtime Fun!".

A delightfully exciting, engaging, and entertaining story that gives flig
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High in the Sky by Kathleen Gauer
High in the Sky
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Up, up, up and away with your troubles!

A brilliant book that helps us to realize that trials are a part of life. We can choose to let them get on top of us or we can get on top of them.
How? In this book by swinging, High in the Sky.

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“Reading to children opens their minds and fills their hearts!”
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“When you read to children you feed their minds.”
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“Writers and their book characters share a magical bond that makes them friends forever.”
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“Reading to children opens their minds and fills their hearts!”
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“Children don't need you to be the best reader, just a willing one.”
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“When we read to children we reawaken our own inner child.”
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“We might not all enjoy the same kinds of books but I'm sure we can all agree that books are a special kind of wonderful!”
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“When you read to children you feed their minds.”
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