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Adam the Ant 

Hero of Insectum Academy

by Julie Awerkamp & Holly Andreason

Illustrations by Jesi Yap

Have you ever dreamed of being a hero? Adam is a creative, hardworking ant who LOVES to dig. Because he is surrounded by talented classmates who have no interest in playing in the dirt, Adam often feels left out. However, when catastrophe strikes, he realizes his strengths may be the only chance to save the buglings of Insectum Academy.

Hardcover/Paperback, ages 2-8, 8.5"x11"

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Rae's Rainy Day

by Julie Awerkamp & Holly Andreason

Illustrated by Jesi Yap

Rae is a cheerful sun who always

wakes up excited to shine her brightest.

Because she is usually so happy, Rae is

surprised one morning when she feels

a little gloomy. With some help from

a cloud friend named Gust, she realizes

that it’s okay to have a rainy day.

Reader's Favorite 5 Star Award Winner

Hardcover/Paperback ages 2-8, 8.5"x11"

Holly Andreason & Julie Awerkamp

Holly and Julie are sisters who write together as a way to connect across state lines; Holly in the desert heat and Julie near snow-capped mountains. They hope to spread uplifting and inspiring messages through their stories. Julie enjoys flower gardening and singing with her family of eight as often as they will humor her. Holly enjoys baking, dancing to movie end-credits with her husband and two kids, and reading stories that end happily-ever-after.

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Adan la Hormiga

Adán la Hormiga

por Julie Awerkamp y Holly Andreason

ilustrado por Jesi Yap

¿Aguna vez has soñado con ser un héroe?

Adán es una hormiga creativa y trabajadora al que le encanta cavar. Debido a que está rodeado de compañeros talentosos que no tienen interés en jugar en la tierra, a menudo Adán se siente excluido.

Sin embargo, cuando ocurre una catástrofe, Adán se da cuenta de que sus fortalezas pueden ser le única oportunidad para salvar a los bichitos de La Academia Insectum.

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Madeline the Mermaid

by Julie Awerkamp & Holly Andreason

Illustrated by Jesi Yap

Madeline doesn't think she will ever be happy as a pink mermaid living in a black and white ocean. One day she meets some friends who help her appreciate her own special identity. This gives her the confidence to proudly proclaim, "I add color to the world, you see. I am happy being uniquely me."

Hardcover ages 2-8, 8.5"x11"