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Saturday, December 14, 2013

Educational Adventures For Children By Wendy Nystrom




Join James, Syvok, thirteen Yule Lads and, of course, Matthias as they cause a ruckus, create laughs, and create a Yuletide that you and James will always remember.



Tomfoolery and 13 Yule Lads of Iceland (James and Syvok)



Thirteen Santas! How neat! thinks James and Syvok as they set off on their third adventure. Little did he know the mischief these Yule Lads were capable of getting them all into



What could be more exciting than a thrilling trip to the intriguing country of Iceland, with thirteen Icelandic Santas! The story starts with James reading a book about Iceland, and then his friends, Matthias and Syvok, and the cute glittering Dragonets visit his room. Soon afterward, they start their exciting adventures.


It is cold and dark, but the darkness does not scare the friends from flying north to frigid Iceland, which has a long list of Christmas traditions. From the first chapter, the author takes readers on a gripping ride. Readers quickly learn about the thirteen brothers (Santas) and what part they play in Christmas celebrations.



Just wait until they meet the Spooky Old Hag and her dragons, which will give readers goose bumps and chills! Do you really want to know what they eat for dinner? Well, I will keep this a secret for a while ...



Wendy Nystrom has created a fine story, which reminds me of old Christmas tales, where anything can happen. The Christmas Cat is interesting, and the dragons are just waiting for our heroes to make a wrong step. Luckily for the little adventurers, there were good Santas to protect them from the evil Old Hag.



Readers will love this book because, through the amusing adventures, the author introduces them to the beautiful country of Iceland, and they can easily learn about its traditions and culture. If your children like to read old stories with a modern twist, this book is definitely a great read.



Educational adventures for children  





 




Below you will find each of her books, synopsis for each, buy links, awards, and ways to connect with Wendy on social media, follow her work on her website, and other outlets.


Wendy Nystrom is a published author with Anchor Publishing Group, a wife and mother of three wonderful children. Wendy grew up in St. Paul, MN, and has lived at different points in her life in Minnesota, Texas, Idaho, Colorado, West Virginia, and Iceland. She currently resides in Michigan (USA). Wendy is an avid reader of many different genres; she love adventures, and devotes some of her time to being active in schools, the local library, and other community projects. She earned a BA in Geography concentrating on Urban Planning at Texas State University. Wendy began writing children stories in 2005 while living on the wonderfully imagination filled island of Iceland. Her writing paradise is sitting around a campfire deep in the mountains with a huge moon above with the mountain outlined all around while a story teller weaves a tale of adventure with a splash of fun as a pebble skips across the water.


Wendy's first children's book is James Saves the Moon.


James Saves the Moon: A young precocious boy finds himself on a true adventure in the beautiful mountains of Iceland when he climbs out his window one night in an effort to touch the moon. He starts out on a mission that ends up so much more. He meets a magical friend, named Syvok, who shows him the way and introduces him to trouble and keeps him safe all at the same time. He also meets Matthias, a majestic blue dragon who flies them anywhere they need to go. With the help of his new friends James not only gets to touch the moon, but ends up having to save it. James is returned home with a souvenir magic, incredible memories, and promises of more adventures with his new friends.
Awards : Readers Favorite 5 Star
Click the link to buy James Saves The Moon





 Wendy's second children's book is


James discovers a footprint walking along the shoreline. His special rock glows, and his heart fills with anticipation. He is going to see his friend Syvok again! What awaits him now? As he looks to the beautiful mountains, Icelandic excitement grows. Syvok appears at James' window and they take off up the mountainside. With just a little fairy dust and magic a door opens where James finds himself face to face with a huge Troll. Helga introduces herself and they become quick friends. James soon discovers that Helga has been tossed out of her home because of a mistake she made. He embarks on a mission to find a way to help Helga get her old job back and win back the hearts of family and friends without getting tossed into the icy cold realms Himself.
Awards: Readers Favorite 5 Star




Wendy's third children's book is


What do you get? A lot of fun and Tomfoolery I'll bet! The Thirteen Yule Lads of Iceland are much different than the Santa Claus we know. They are mischievous, troublesome, funny, and full of curiosity. Much like James! When James visits them in their home with Syvok, he almost gets eaten by their mother and is taunted by the Christmas Cat. They know right where they are going to come when they visit town during the 13 days of Christmas. James finds out that the Yule Lads make the noisiest ever houseguests when they come to stay. They clang pots, slam doors, and even bring their own lamb. However, amidst all the ruckus they create the most joy and fun for the holidays.
Awards: Readers Favorite 5 Star


"Amongst The Clouds: James & Syvok Adventure 4" is in the works!



Wendy Also has an Urban Fantasy Short in an Anthology:


 




 The story is told by a dragon named Blaze who belongs to an old secret society
made up of paranormal beings and humans to stop the dark one.
* A full novel is in progress based off this short story! *

Click the link to buy "Paranormal Days Gone Awry."




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