Children Picture Books

The good news: Grandma and Grandpa are coming to visit! The bad news: Mom and Dad are going away and leaving Juniper and Rose behind.

How will the sisters handle their conflicting emotions? They love their grandma and grandpa, who always come with fun gifts and stories and lots of love. But they’ve never been away from their mom and dad either.

In We Will Always Come Back, Juniper and Rose learn to let go of Mom and Dad and embrace new adventures with Grandma and Grandpa.

It’s easy to see the differences between ourselves and others, but it’s harder to make sense of and  appreciate those differences. How can we explain life changes and the value of diversity to our growing children?

“Sisters First and Best Friends Forever” is a story for any child needing guidance while navigating change. Twin sisters Juniper and Rose were best friends until differences in their interests began to pull them apart. With the help of Mom and Dad, they learn that through acceptance, compromise, and teamwork, their differences can be fun!

This book was written by a professional care-giver to help parents guide their children through the adjustment process. It’s vibrant text and beautiful illustrations bring the characters to life as it targets real issues that kids and adults constantly deal with.

This is a must have for any children’s book collection.

¿Puedes explicar los cambios en la vida y el valor de la diversidad a tus niños en crecimiento?

Aunque que es sencillo ver las diferencias entre nosotros y otras personas, es más difícil darle sentido y apreciar estas diferencias, por no decir, explicárselas a un niño.

Juniper and Rose Coloring and Activities Book is a book for children who enjoy coloring and activities. This book consists of activities such as number recognition, basic mathematics, letter recognition, basic word finding puzzles and maze puzzles. 

It’s a great coloring and activity book for ages 3 to 9 years. This coloring and activity book is a companion book to Juniper and Rose Sisters First and Best Friends Forever. “Juniper and Rose – Sisters First and Best Friends Forever” is a story for any child, or adult, looking for guidance while navigating change. Twin sisters Juniper and Rose are best friends until different interests start to pull them apart. 

During their struggles, they learn that through acceptance, compromise, and teamwork, differences can be fun! Its vibrant text and beautiful illustrations bring this book to life as it targets real issues that kids and adults in many walks of life experience. It emphasizes the importance of working together aiming high, and embracing differences. 

“I am passionate about making a difference in their lives, it’s important to teach children how to address life issues in an educational and creative way states Rodney. “I know in my heart that my future lies in sharing my stories with children in every walk of life; all over the world.”

Two endearing twin sisters star in a humorous story about the triumph of the food battle, through love and imagination. Embark in an epic food battle adventure in One More Bite Please, the second book in the Juniper and Rose series. 

The sisters refuse to eat their meals, causing Mom and Dad to be concerned for the health of their daughters. Mom and Dad must devise a plan to not only encourage healthy eating, but make meal time more enjoyable. With peanut butter and jelly princess sandwiches, orange slices in the shape of a large goldfish, and pancakes shaped into a lion, Mom and Dad sure hope that their princesses will take a bite and end the food battles once and for all. 

Parents, in addition to this epic adventure, interactive tools, meal ideas and recipe cards of each meal listed in the book are available on the Dara Publishing website.

Dos tiernas hermanas gemelas son las protagonistas de esta cómica historia sobre ganar las peleas por la comida con amor e imaginación. Embárcate en esta épica aventura de comida en ¡Un bocado más, por favor!, el segundo libro en la serie de Juniper y Rose. 

Las hermanas se niegan a comer sus comidas, haciendo que sus padres se preocupen por su salud. Mamá y Papá crean un plan para que no sólo coman de manera saludable, sino para también hacer de las comidas un rato divertido. 

Con sándwiches de mantequilla de maní y jalea, rodajas de naranja con forma de pez dorado, y panqueques con forma de león, Mamá y Papá esperan que sus princesas coman un bocado más y por fin dejen de pelear al momento de la comida. Los recursos para padres y educadores incluyen herramientas interactivas, ideas para las comidas, y tarjetas con recetas para cada comida incluida en el libro.

Juniper and Rose Coloring and Activities Book is a book for children who enjoy coloring and activities. This book consists of activities such as number recognition, basic mathematics, letter recognition, fill in the blanks, basic word finding puzzles and maze puzzles. It’s a great coloring and activity book for ages 3 to 9 years. This coloring and activity book is a companion book to Juniper and Rose One More Bite Please.

“Juniper and Rose – One More Bite Please” is story about the triumph of the food battle, through love and imagination. Twin sisters refuse to eat their meals, causing Mom and Dad to be concerned for the health of their daughters. Mom and Dad must devise a plan to not only encourage healthy eating, but make meal time more enjoyable. 

With peanut butter and jelly princess sandwiches, orange slices in the shape of a large goldfish, and pancakes shaped into a lion, Mom and Dad sure hope that their princesses will take a bite and end the food battles once and for all. 

Tuck and His Magical Stick is a quirky, humorous, and utterly irresistible story that encourages self-confidence and self-esteem. From being a firefighter, who rescues a cat from a tree; to becoming a pirate, searching for lost treasure… explore a world filled with fun and adventure from a boy who knows that with a little bit of imagination, life can never be dull. This is a story for anyone, at any age, who embraces the power of the imagination. It serves as a reminder that everyone is precious, special, and exceptional.

This book is a MUST read!!!

The Luckiest Child: Becoming a Blended Family 

Little Bear has just been told that he is going to be part of a blended family, and he is so worried. Lucky, a magical four-leaf clover, is sent on a mission to help Little Bear overcome those worries and better understand his new family dynamic.

What if Papa Bear doesn’t want to spend time with me? What if my stepmom tries to make new rules? These are just a few of the “what if” questions troubling Little Bear in this story.

Is he doomed, or will he overcome his worries?

Bestselling Author Zoie Seay

Bree’s First Day of School is an amusing but inspiring way to help children overcome their fears and anxieties and adjust more quickly on their first day of school.

Bree and her friends show that children thrive best when they are happy. They love fun, laughter, and friendships. They like inclusiveness, participation, and acknowledgment, and their abilities to problem-solve should never be underestimated.

In new situations, our emotions sometimes get out of hand, but they can be channeled into teachable moments, which help to build confidence, self-esteem, and respect.

Bestselling Author Elizabeth Birchwood

A heartwarming story about family, exploration, making new friends, empathy, kindness, and celebrating the great outdoors.

Will the twin clouds Bumpzee and Swendee be able to help their new friend? Will they learn to work as a team?

When Toughball the snowball gets separated from his family because he was exploring the caves and lost track of time, he finds himself stuck on the snowcapped mountain and needing help. Two passersby named Bumpzee and Swendee, who are twin clouds, hear his cry for help and come to his rescue. Can they help Toughball find his way home to his family?

Bestselling Author Wendy Nobie

Do you feel voiceless at times? Do you sometimes feel that life is unfair?

We’ve all heard the story of “The Three Little Pigs.” And we can all name the villain of that story (and others)—the Big Bad Wolf. But did you ever stop to wonder if it was all a big misunderstanding?

In this modern sequel to the classic fable, investigative reporter Andy Hare and his friends uncover the truth about the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf during their school summer vacation. When Andy hears crying from next door and discovers the secret identity of his neighbor, Mr. Wolf, he is on the case to help clear his name!

Anyone who has been falsely accused and unfairly excluded will cheer when the truth finally comes out. Come celebrate with Andy, Mr. Wolf, and the whole community as they stand for truth and justice.

Bestselling Author Janice Jones

Self-regulation is having the ability to control your behavior and feelings and to manage your emotions and thoughts.

What can Ben do when he gets angry or upset? What does his mom do when Ben does not know how to calm himself down?  

“Ahhhh, it’s not working!” Have you ever been so frustrated that you just want to scream? Ben is a kid who loves to play, especially with his puzzles, which help him learn and grow. But he often experiences many BIG emotions when things don’t go his way. Like many other kids, he has to learn different ways to help him cope with his anger so he can calm himself down.

In I’m Just a Kid, Ben’s big emotions can be overwhelming, but with a little help from Mom, he learns how to engage more mindfully, self-regulate, and develop emotional resilience.

Bestselling Author Chandele Morris

Fun, interactive, and very entertaining, with beautiful illustrations—this is a must-read for children, parents, and teachers….

Sylvester Slug Finds a New Home explores the relationship dynamics experienced by children in grades K–5. Children are encouraged to understand their personal feelings and social problems, which is essential for them to navigate the challenges they face and to identify their emotions. Written by a mom with a child who is autistic, this book promotes positive interaction among children, parents, and teachers, while targeting some important life messages and lessons.

The storyline connects with children from all walks of life. It’s simple, direct, and easily accessible for younger children. In addition, it is a great tool for parents of children with autism or special education teachers. It can also make a great gift for a sibling of someone with autism or Asperger’s.

Bestselling Author Reneshaw Greaves

In a materialistic society, how can you teach children to avoid the harmful forces of consumerism and live in contentment?

The Magical Wish is a children’s book about cultivating an attitude of contentment and gratitude. It encourages children to be happy with themselves, their possessions, and their surroundings. It celebrates imagination and creativity, while promoting the importance of being thankful for the simple things in life by expressing gratitude.

In this fast-paced world, we can be easily swept up in materialism. The Magical Wish teaches children that what really matters is not what they have, but who they are as individuals. As children explore the world in this storybook through their imaginations, they become mindful of these sentiments. In The Magical Wish, Jack visits the powerful world of imagination, but he emphasizes the importance of being grateful in every situation.

Bestselling Author Marlon Fergus

Dara Wisdom and Empowerment Coaching Workbooks

In the “I am Uniquely Made and Exceptionally AWESOME!” workbook, certified Life Coach, Nanny and Children’s Author, Reea Rodney, introduces fun and interactive concepts to provide children with tools to help develop positive self-esteem traits and practices. 

Each day, children are faced with mixed messages from society and the media informing them of who and what they should be. The result tend to lead children to wonder what is wrong with them. In this workbook, Rodney engages the heart, mind, and soul of each child, as she explores how they can effectively cultivate self-worth, values, effective communication skills, and more! 

This workbook is a must have for children and guardians alike as this book is littered with tips to aid parents to encourage their little ones in their quest for AWESOMENESS.

In the “I Am Who I Say I Am: Positive Self-Talk” workbook, certified Life Coach, Nanny and Children’s Book Author, Reea Rodney, introduces fun and interactive concepts to provide children with tools to help develop positive self-esteem, confidence traits and practices.

Each day, children are faced with mixed messages from society and the media informing them of whom and what they should be. The result tends to lead children to wonder what is wrong with them.

In this workbook, Rodney engages the heart, mind, and soul of each child as she explores how they can effectively cultivate self-worth, values, effective communication skills and more!

In the “Standing in Our Greatness” workbook, certified Life Coach, Nanny and Children’s Author, Reea Rodney, introduces fun and interactive concepts to provide children with tools to help develop positive self-esteem traits and practices through self-love. 

Each day, children are faced with mixed messages from society and the media informing them of whom and what they should be. The result tends to lead children to wonder what is wrong with them. In this workbook, Rodney engages the heart, mind, and soul of each child, as she explores how they can effectively cultivate self-worth, values, effective communication skills, and more!

In the “If You Are Happy and You Know it, Clap Your Hands” workbook, certified Life Coach, Nanny and Children’s Author, Reea Rodney, introduces fun and interactive concepts to provide children with tools to help develop positive self-esteem traits and practices. 

Each day, children are faced with mixed messages from society and the media informing them of whom and what they should be. The result tends to lead children to wonder what is wrong with them. In this workbook, Rodney engages the heart, mind, and soul of each child, as she explores how they can effectively cultivate self-worth, values, effective communication skills, through self-celebration methods.

In the “I am Fearless, Selfless and Destined for Greatness” workbook, certified Life Coach, Nanny and Children’s Author, Reea Rodney, introduces fun and interactive concepts to provide children with tools to help develop positive self-confidence traits and practices. 

Each day, children are faced with mixed messages from society and the media informing them of whom and what they should be. The result tends to lead children to wonder what is wrong with them. In this workbook, Rodney engages the heart, mind, and soul of each child, as she explores how they can effectively cultivate self-worth, values, effective communication skills, and more!

In the “I am Uniquely Made and Exceptionally AWESOME!” workbook, certified Life Coach, Nanny and Children’s Author, Reea Rodney, introduces fun and interactive concepts to provide children with tools to help develop positive self-esteem traits and practices. 

Each day, children are faced with mixed messages from society and the media informing them of who and what they should be. The result tend to lead children to wonder what is wrong with them. 

In this workbook, Rodney engages the heart, mind, and soul of each child, as she explores how they can effectively cultivate self-worth, values, effective communication skills, and more! This workbook is a must have for children and guardians alike as this book is littered with tips to aid parents to encourage their little ones in their quest for AWESOMENESS.

In the “Bully Here…Bully There…Do You Care?” workbook, certified Life Coach, Nanny and Children’s Author, Reea Rodney, introduces fun and interactive concepts to provide children with tools to help develop positive practices when dealing with bullying. 

Each day, children are faced with challenges and are lost when determining the best way to deal with these challenges. The result tends to lead children to wonder what is wrong with them. In this workbook, Rodney engages the heart, mind, and soul of each child, as she explores how they can effectively cultivate self-worth, values, effective communication skills, and deal with bullies.

Knowing who you are is essential in the healthy development of a child. That is what Life Coach, Reea Rodney, desires to achieve in the “I am Getting to Know Me” journal. Children are provided with activities and skills that foster a positive sense of self. With topics such as: Self-Confidence, Self- Talk, Self-Love, etc., your child will be able to not only know who they are but see the awesomeness in their uniqueness.

But wait; there’s more!

The “I am Getting to Know Me” journal promotes reading and writing skills, self-awareness, self-improvement, self-evaluation, family bond, and responsibility. This is one journal that promises to make a positive impact to each child.

Knowing who you are is essential in the healthy development of a child. That is what Life Coach, Reea Rodney, desires to achieve in the “I am Getting to Know Me” journal. Children are provided with activities and skills that foster a positive sense of self. With topics such as: Self-Confidence, Self- Talk, Self-Love, etc., your child will be able to not only know who they are but see the awesomeness in their uniqueness. But wait; there’s more!

The “I am Getting to Know Me” journal promotes reading and writing skills, self-awareness, self-improvement, self-evaluation, family bond, and responsibility. This is one journal that promises to make a positive impact to each child.Black and White Edition