Who: Children’s authors Sheri Fink and Charmaine Hammond
What: Three inspiring books for kids
When: Saturday, August 25th 2012 at 2:00pm
Toby is a big, brown, happy dog. Every week, his owner, Miss Charmaine, takes him to visit and comfort children who are in the hospital. Follow Toby the therapy dog for a day, and see how he makes friends with the children, helps make them happy and forget that they are sick and away from home. A simple, happy story that also sends a positive message about community, as well as the importance of kindness to pets. Based on the true story and movie On Toby’s Terms.
Charmaine Hammond is the author of the wildly successful book, On Toby’s Terms (www.BettieYoungsBooks.com), winner of the CHIMO Reese Award, and the subject of a 2011 movie, also called On Toby’s Terms.
Teased by the ugly weeds around her, the Little Rose nearly gives up but then learns to accept and love herself for what she really is, a beautiful rose. The Little Rose inspires children to embrace who they are and believe in themselves despite their current environments.
When Summer changes to Fall and then to Winter, the Little Gnome learns to look for the good in change. The enchanting story of The Little Gnome helps kids of all ages embrace change while learning about the seasons.
Sheri Fink is the author of the #1 best-selling children’s books, The Little Rose and The Little Gnome, the creator of “The Whimsical World of Sheri Fink” children’s brand, and an international speaker. She writes books that inspire and delight children while planting the seeds of self-esteem that can have lifelong benefit.