January 19, 2021

GIVEAWAY & Spotlight: Mia and Nattie: One Great Team (Children)

 

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Book Title:  Mia and Nattie - One Great Team by Marlene M. Bell
CategoryChildren's Fiction (Ages 3-7),  32 pages
Genre:  Children's Picture Book
PublisherEwephoric Publishing
Release date:   October 3, 2020
Content Rating:  G for everyone. Family based book for all ages.

 Nattie’s mouth was a little crooked. Her legs were a bit shorter than usual, and one horn was too straight, like a unicorn’s horn. But Mia thought Nattie was perfect. In a read-aloud picture book for children who love animals, award-winning writer and sheep breeder Marlene M. Bell presents Nattie the lamb’s true story. MIA AND NATTIE is a heartwarming book that teaches readers about problem-solving, teamwork, and love. On a visit to her grandma’s farm, eight-year-old Mia discovers a newborn, orphaned lamb outside in the cold and takes her to the laundry room, naming her Nattie. As she tries to nurse the lamb back to health, Mia discovers that Nattie is different from the other lambs and struggles to fit in with them like Mia does with other kids her age. When her grandmother says she will sell Nattie to a neighbor, Mia must come up with a plan to keep her friend around—one that will show the family just how special Nattie truly is.

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☆☆☆☆☆

 

The best way I can describe the impact Mia and Nattie had on me is that it gave me all the feels. It is such an incredibly sweet and inspiring little story! The adorable illustrations are fitting and the perfect accompaniment to this powerful tale. With sturdy pages, cute drawings, and a weighty theme, my hardback copy is certainly a keeper. 

 

Based on a true story, Nattie, a tiny preemie lamb, is loved and taken care of by young Mia. Despite Nattie's little frame and unusual horn, Mia protects and believes in the little lamb's importance and eventually reveals Nattie's unique gift.

 

Not only is this story sweet and fun to read but is quite meaningful. We each have our own weaknesses and faults, yet we also possess special gifts we can offer others. Mia and Nattie are a sweet, memorable team!


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Marlene M. Bell is an award-winning writer, artist, and crazy sheep lady who resides in beautiful East Texas. Her renown sheep photographs grace the covers of many livestock magazines where she also writes newsy articles about raising sheep from her hands-on experience. Marlene offers the first of her children's picture books, Mia and Nattie: One Great Team which is based on true events from the Bell’s ranch. It's a touching story of compassion and love between a little girl and her lamb. Marlene shares her life with her husband and dreadfully spoiled horned Dorset sheep: a large Maremma guard dog named Tia, and cats, Hollywood, Leo, and Squeaks. The cats believe they rule the household—and do.

connect with the author:  website ~ twitter ~ facebook ~ goodreads
 

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1 comment:

  1. I love the message behind the story. Children need to know they're special in many ways.

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