I'm thrilled to announce the release of SOUR POWER, my fourth children's picture book! I adore writing kidlit. They're fun, challenging, and a refreshing change in between my novel writing. Plus, I can't think of anything more important than encouraging little ones to read.
As a side note, I drafted this book over two years ago, but had to wait until my daughter had her first child (and would give me his name!) Ethan is the main character who gets magical powers from eating food that makes him pucker. The other character is Luke, Ethan's cousin, who is also our grandson and gets to fly and do crazy stunts in the air. I actually sent photos of both boys to the illustrator and asked him to "age" them. He wasn't thrilled about using real people as characters, but in the end, he did a great job of capturing both boys' likenesses.
Here's the cover:
Back cover blurb:
Ethan loves lemon
cookies, lemon cupcakes, and even slices of lemons. But he doesn’t realize he
receives magical powers from food that makes him pucker. When his best friend,
Luke, mentions he wishes he could fly, Ethan—having just eaten lemons—waves his
arms, and whoosh, Luke flies overhead like a bird. Much to his surprise, a
wide-eyed Ethan watches Luke glide above the swing set, hover over their
special tree house, and make figure eights in the sky. After the initial fun
and excitement, Ethan begins to worry. How will he get his friend back on the
ground? Will Ethan regain his super powers or will Luke fly in the sky forever? Ages 3-7.
Check out all of my novels and children's books on my Amazon author page. Thank you and happy reading! Beth Carter's Amazon Author Page