June 21, 2021

GIVEAWAY & Spotlight: Bentley and the Magic Sticks (Children)

 

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Book Title:  Bentley and the Magic Sticks by Claire Eckard
CategoryChildren's Fiction (Ages 3-7),  38 pages
Genre:  Children's Picture Book
PublisherMill City Press, Inc
Release date:   April 2021
Content Rating:  G for everyone.


Bentley and the Magic Sticks follows this extra-large canine as he finds out that his favorite sticks have magical powers, thanks to a wonderful Fairy Dogmother called Tia! Because other dogs are afraid of his large size Bentley has no one to play with. However, with his magic sticks he manages to make new friends and he also discovers the special secret of why he is so big.


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Bentley and the Magic Sticks is a sweet little story about a huge dog. Bentley’s so big that he’s intimidating to the other dogs at the park, and this makes Bentley sad. He really wants friends, but nothing seems to be working. One night his fairy Dogmother visits and leaves Bentley with a little bit of magic. Perhaps it’ll bring him friends.

 

Bentley certainly is a lovable dog, and it’s easy to connect with him and empathize with him feeling different than everyone else. Children often feel left out, lonely, or different, and this story reminds them that our differences are what make us so special.

 

The text on each page is fairly lengthy, so this is more for an intermediate rather than beginner reader. But even younger readers will enjoy this story being read aloud by someone else. The illustrations are adorable, and the touch of magic makes the story so adventurous. I hope to investigate some of the other Bentley stories.

 

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Claire Eckard is an animal lover and believes in volunteering to give back to her community, especially to the homeless animals that need to find their forever homes. Her animals often inspire her writing, weaving their way into the stories that she writes, blending reality and fiction to entertain, teach, enlighten, and share the joy that animals bring to our lives! Claire is an author, poet, songwriter, wife, mother and grandmother! She lives in Arizona, splitting her time between her home in Yuma, Arizona and her ranch in the mountains of Prescott. Claire has three dogs, eight horses, and a miniature mule!

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Bentley and the Magic Sticks Book Tour Giveaway

 


 

2 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for the great review! Bentley really is such a loveable character and its so fun to see children relating to him. Many more Bentley adventure's to come!

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  2. This sounds like such a sweet book!

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