The people of Greenville have always looked forward to their holiday lights, but this year the town is sad because Roper the Ogre has taken the lights and hidden them. All seems lost until the children of Greenville take gifts to Roper in the spirit of giving and sharing - hoping he will return the lights.
The Great Gooferman is a masterful magician who learned magic as a young boy. Just just like all of us, however, even a Master Magician goofs some times. Gooferman's audiences love him anyway. Why? Because LOVE is the only genuine magic.
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OWLVIN the owl and his family introduce young readers to their friends at the zoo, most of whom are very glad to live at the zoo. Why? Becasue we humans have encroached on their natural habitats. OWLVIN knows how to make them happy, and he will make you happy too. Be sure to wink at OWLVIN when you see him!
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There is little joy in Anderson when the seasonal Lights of Hope display is found dark and broken. It takes a group of curious Anderson children to discover a group of curious Gremlins who are responsible for the problem. Recognizing differences and making friends is the formula for bringing back the Lights of Hope to brighten the Holiday Season.
Those who experience loss or other life challenges will find the message of this book is timeless. The journey from the joy that "was" to find the joy that "will be" is unique for each of us. But we are reminded that the secret to healing is the same - a community of support that connects us to those who have made the journey before.