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Berl Hives childrens picture book collection

A new home. A new life. And a wingful of new adventures. When Berl Hives comes to live with Aunt Bea and Uncle Hank, he has a lot to learn: about his new friends and about himself. Life is different now and he wants to fit in. He wants to be accepted in his new neighborhood.

A wonderful read for children who will benefit from a sense of belonging in their new home or new community. Ideal for children age 4 to 7.

There’s no end to the adventure in Nectarville! Berl Hives is a busy bee with attitude. Some days he is good – Berl is generous and helpful. Some days he is bad – Berl is cranky and makes wrong decisions. No matter what he does, Aunt Bea and Uncle Hank always love him. It’s all about the honey!

Acceptance and belonging – an ideal read for children age 4 to 7 who live in an alternative family or a new home.

Berl Hives is on another BUZZ! When Berl is caught in a sudden storm, his favorite red cap goes missing. But why won’t anyone help him find it? Why is everyone so busy? All this thrill-seeking bee needs is ONE good friend.

In DON’T BUG ME! Berl must use his imagination and be a problem solver! A fun and fast-paced story for children age 4 to 7

Can you ever wonder TOO much?

That’s the question from Berl Hives when the WONDER BUG gets them both into plenty of trouble! Berl Hives isn’t in the mood for “bee stuff” today. Instead, he decides to find adventure with his friend in Nectarville. But Berl never expected an adventure in space with the Ametavoids!

The 4th in the Berl Hives collection, THE WONDER BUG is a fast-paced picture book for ages 4-7

Berl Hives misses his mom and dad! Why are they taking so long to reach Nectarville? What if something goes wrong when they try to cross the border? For one little bee, Berl worries a lot!

Join Berl Hives and his colony of friends as they eagerly await the arrival of Berl’s parents.

Number 5 in the Berl Hives collection, BORDER CROSSING is a BUZZ-tastic picture book for children age 4-7 on EVERY side of the border!

Books by Shannon Kernaghan

Life is never dull when Piper Jolly and Patrick the pigeon are together. Patrick isn’t a conventional pet and Piper isn’t like everyone else in her class at school. She has Tourette Syndrome and because of this, she wears a label: target. At least when Mean Mitchell is around.

First Chapter book Piper Jolly is ideal for ages 6 and up!

You’re thinking of selling your home privately, but you don’t know how to begin. And you’re scared – to open your door to strangers, make costly mistakes and risk legal issues. If you have the time, energy and motivation, real estate expert Shannon Kernaghan can help you undertake this challenge and save you thousands in commission.

Gathered from years of practical experience, her down-to-earth selling strategies will lead you bravely and painlessly through the process. For the increasing number of homeowners who want to take the plunge and sell privately, this innovative book is an essential tool!

It’s enough of a challenge to make a personal relationship work. Now, take a step further and join career forces with your partner. Suddenly the dynamics are more complex than with couples who kiss each other good-bye and set off in opposite directions each morning!

The experience and wisdom offered from co-working couples interviewed for this book will strengthen many shortcomings – for those of you about to embark or already working as a dual team. From Bedsheets to Spreadsheets is for couples everywhere and every age!

Selected poems by Shannon Kernaghan take listeners on a journey that brims with all things lived, loved and lost. Her poetry pulls no punches and is alive with rhythm and movement

Why is it tough to look away from people on the edge of imploding? We need to witness their reaction. From playful discoveries to dark delights, Just Lucky, I Guess offers an intriguing portrait of people as they navigate through a sea of ingrates and oddballs.

Nine short stories take you to some uncomfortable places. Seen through the eyes of resilient women, each story deals with her distinctive brand of complicated life.

Shannon Kernaghana cover "VenusUntil Now"

In Venus Until Now, poems focus on the breakdown and build-up of relationships, with a connecting link to the cosmos, to stars that implode and explode with mysterious results. All where we live, sleep and heal.

What if a planet stops supporting the weight of its own gravity? What if you begin a relationship as “companion stars” but are consumed in the process? Pathways are suddenly thrown off course.


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