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Finding a Positive Impact on Children

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One of the best parts of creating a book is hearing about the kids that enjoy them. We are proud that this book has helped a child with autism in such a positive way. We hope we continue to have a positive impact!

Great for Speech Therapy for Special Needs

"These are colorful, attention getters for little one or special needs children. My son has autism. He absolutely loves the colors, bright and bold, pictures are very realistic. He uses a PECS Book which also has just pictures, a must have for anyone struggling to be able to communicate. Wonderful easy to recognize (bold words)."

Find a copy of The Toddler's Handbook here.

The Toddler's Handbook is Loved by Libraries

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The Toddler's Handbook is popular with libraries nation-wide. With 17 concepts and 174 simple words, it's no wonder that parents and kids love this book. The concepts are numbers, colors, shapes, sizes, ABCs, animals, opposites, sounds, actions, sports, food, tableware, clothes, engines, emotions, body, and time. Get your very own copy today.

 

Engage Books at VCON 37

Our trade booth at VCON 37 (The Vancouver Science Fiction Convention). We almost ran out of room at our table with all of our new books.

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Planet Janitor review in SF magazine Tales of the Talisman

Planet Janitor was reviewed in the science fiction magazine Tales of the Talisman - Volume 8, Issue 1. Here is the full review:

There is something so satisfying about a truly well-done piece of science fiction. A good Sci-Fi tale gives the reader a glimpse into a possible future. Plus, not to mention, science fiction is fun. This is a perfect way to describe Chris Stevenson’s novel, Planet Janitor Custodian of the Stars—satisfying and fun.

Zachary Crowe, “Zaz” to his friends, is Captain of the Shenandoah. Along with his crew of misfits and outcasts they are a sort of outer space Jack-of-all-trades for hire. They tend to be a bit accident prone, but always seem to get the job done. Zaz and the rest of his crew at Planet Janitor have a sketchy reputation which is all the more reason for surprise when Orion Industries hire them for the job of a lifetime.

When Orion Industries discovers a new planet they see immediate profit potential. However there is a biological mess which needs to be “cleaned” before the planet can be utilized—enter Planet Janitor. Though the trip to the new planet is a 12-year jaunt, Zaz and crew take the contract as the payoff will be more money than they could ever hope to spend.

The job gets off to a rocky start however as the Shenandoah crashes on the new planet leaving the crew shipwrecked. The mysteries start to deepen as the crew discovers the remains of an apparent genocide. They must also fight off genetically engineered creatures and the alien masters who created them all the while dealing with the disappearance of crew members, the hardships of an extreme climate, psychological trauma of being stranded, and simply trying to get along with each other as they merely try to survive.

Chris Stevenson’s novel, Planet Janitor: Custodian of the Stars is highly entertaining. The technology is believable and really grounded in science. This is always an important factor for solid Sci-Fi. The characters are well-developed and their individual storylines will suck the reader right in. There is enough action, humor, and even a touch of romance mixed in to satisfy even the casual science fiction fan. This makes Planet Janitor Custodian of the Stars an easy recommend.

—Shawn Oetzel
Tales of the Talisman — Volume 8, Issue 1.
You can purchase a copy of the book here.
Or check out the Planet Janitor website.

Matty Cox gets shelf-space on a unique website

Matty Cox's Let Me Put My Poems In You is now available on bigboysngirlstoys.ca. I think it's every authors dream to have their book available on an erotic paraphernalia website. Check it out here.

 

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