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Andy’s Surprise — An Allagash Tail – Volume 8

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Coming Soon, New Releases, Nonfiction, The Allagash Tails Collection, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by Tim Caverly Illustrations by Franklin Manzo, Jr   Andy — What A Moose, ayuh! Sometimes surprises can go two ways! The story is about a Maine moose who one day receives the biggest surprise ever. Geared for the three-year old and up, the tale takes place in the heart of New England’s wild river-the Allagash. The account is based on an event I witnessed one day when working as a Maine park ranger. The publication, an illustrated 600-word book, contains 16 full color drawings and 4 coloring pages. ‘Andy’s Surprise’ is perfect for the young of age and young of heart. All readers, in Maine or out of Maine, will enjoy this treasure from the wildest part of the northern woods. PRODUCT DETAILS: (Buy from the Purchasing Section, below) PAPERBACK EDITION Paperback: 24 pages Publisher: Caverly & Manzo...

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Marvin and Charlie: Or Duck Meets Beaver — An Allagash Tail – Volume 1

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Coming Soon, Nonfiction, The Allagash Tails Collection, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by Tim Caverly Illustrations by Franklin Manzo, Jr A collection of tall tails for the whole family. Perfect to be read around the campfire or when tucking the little campers into bed. Swim with Marvin Merganser, a fish-eating duck that usually has very bad luck, but his sympathy for a watery neighbor changes all of that. Feel compassion for Charlie, the White Water Beaver. Charlie is cross-eyed and narrow tailed and dreams of a better life. See if he can overcome life’s adversities in this charming “tail” for the ages.   This is the book that started it all! A charming set of stories for families to read together, or separately. Just think — a duck and a beaver began the whole thing!   PRODUCT DETAILS: (Buy from the Purchasing Section, below) PAPERBACK EDITION Paperback: 35 pages Publisher: Caverly...

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Wilderness Wildlife: Animal Antics from the Allagash — An Allagash Tail – Volume 3

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Coming Soon, Nonfiction, The Allagash Tails Collection, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

Animal Antics from our Nation’s Premiere Wild and Scenic River-the Allagash by Tim Caverly Illustrations by Franklin Manzo, Jr   Who was Henry David Thoreau anyway? Ever since Henry David Thoreau visited the Allagash, thousands of people have flocked to Maine’s North Woods to enjoy, deer, moose and the call of the loon. But do we really know what goes on in the animal world? What if we could talk to the animals, what might they say? Find out by reading “Wilderness Wildlife.” Float with Carl the Wise Old Canoe as he travels the Allagash and learns of the animal antics that his Allagash friends are having. Delight with Oscar “the awkward Osprey” when he falls out of the sky and finds the most unusual thing ever, astound to the chilling “tale” about how two young hunters tumble into...

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An Allagash Haunting: The Story of Emile Camile — An Allagash Tail – Volume 2

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Coming Soon, Ghost Stories, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, The Allagash Tails Collection, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

Book 1 in the North Maine Woods Trilogy of The Allagash Tails by Tim Caverly Illustrations by Franklin Manzo, Jr “A damping cloak of darkness approaches . . .” A violent Thunder storm is building and ten-year-old Olivia is canoeing and camping deep in the Maine woods. Travel with  Olivia and her family as she learns about one of our nation’s wild rivers and discovers an unknown secret about her mother; when she comes face to face with the last thing anyone could expect.   The three of books in THE NORTH MAINE WOODS TRILOGY: Book 1: An Allagash Haunting: The Story of Emile Camile Book 2: A Wilderness Ranger’s Journal: Rendezvous At Devil’s Elbow Book3: Headin’ North: A Tail of Two Diaries These three books are part of the greater collection of ALLAGASH TAILS (see below for link)...

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Wilderness Ranger: Rendezvous at Devil’s Elbow — An Allagash Tail – Volume 4

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Coming Soon, Ghost Stories, Leicester Bay Books, Nonfiction, The Allagash Tails Collection

Book 2 in the North Maine Woods Trilogy of The Allagash Tails by Tim Caverly Illustrations by Franklin Manzo, Jr In the dark of night there is always something else! There is a always special feeling to the Allagash (those of you who’ve been there know!); a sense of adventure, the thrill of getting away from it all! In the prequel to the popular An Allagash Haunting, but written afterwards, the family has only been on the water for four days and already Livy has experienced enough to last a lifetime. In this mystery-adventure paddle with  Olivia and her family as they canoe Northern Maine’s most famous wilderness river The Allagash. The three family members have only been on the river for four days and already they have experienced enough to last a life time. Looking at a map...

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Headin’ North: A Tale of Two Diaries — An Allagash Tail – Volume 5

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Coming Soon, Leicester Bay Books, Nonfiction, The Allagash Tails Collection

Book 3 in the North Maine Woods Trilogy of The Allagash Tails by Tim Caverly Illustrations by Franklin Manzo, Jr Red sky at night, Sailors delight Red sky at morning, Sailors take warning… Remembering her grandfather’s dire weather forecast, a young girl stares at the morning’s inflamed sky. Traveling by canoe deep in the Maine woods is not where Olivia should be-but that’s exactly where she is. Suddenly— lightning strikes the nearby shore, nearly jumping the girl out of her skin. Looking towards the sound, the youth sees the apparition of a log cabin floating over a vacant lot. Inside the building a young ranger is looking out—the pair exchange unintended smiles—under the aroma of a blown out match, the scene fades. This is the third and final book of the exciting North Maine Woods trilogy, detailing a family’s...

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The Ranger and the Reporter — An Allagash Tail — Volume 7

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Leicester Bay Books, New Releases, Nonfiction, The Allagash Tails Collection

Tales from Maine’s National Scenic and Wild River Written by Tim Caverly Illustrated by Franklin Manzo, Jr. What’s in a Name? “A Rose by any other name- would smell as sweet. But a Trillium is still a Stinkin Benjamin.” — Jim Clark Cub reporter Margaret Woodward has been given an assignment she doesn’t want! The editor for the Penobscot Basin Times has sent her to interview retired ranger James Clark; a secretive Maine woodsman. Others’ have tried to write the man’s story; but none have been able to break through the outdoorsman’s blunt exterior. Instructed to complete the report –Margaret visits Bangor’s assisted living community; where “old man Clark is expected to live out his final days.” In this sequel to the popular book “Solace”–tag along with our reluctant newspaper trainee who struggles to uncover the mysterious ordeals of...

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Solace — An Allagash Tail – Volume 6

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Historical Fiction, Leicester Bay Books, New Releases, Nonfiction, The Allagash Tails Collection

Tales from Maine’s National Wild and Scenic River Allagash Lake — Reloaded Written by Tim Caverly Illustrated by Franklin Manzo Jr. If your grandfather could give you anything— What would it be? 23 year old Jim Clark is about to find out! During his third year of college a young man is forced to abandon school and leave his classmate and friend Susan behind. Jim returns to the family farm only to face one hardship after another. Broke and with debt mounting; Jim’s world falls apart. Then one day, while cleaning out the attic of his now empty colonial home, Jim discovers an envelope–yellowed with age. The letter is from a grandfather he’s never met and it instructs Jim to go to Allagash Lake and retrieve an heirloom “for the sake of the family!” Follow along as Jim treks...

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Grandma’s Christmas Wish — Fiction

Posted on Jun 6, 2016 in Christmas, New Releases

by Shelley Bingham Husk It would take the knowledge of her impending death, for Grandma’s Christmas wish to come true. The Cavanaugh’s are a young family torn apart by tragedy, reunited by a wish. All Grandma ever wanted for Christmas was to have her family together. Twenty-nine-year-old Claire eloped to escape the memories of her parents, believing that her grandmother was responsible for their deaths. Twenty-seven-year-old Jack rarely comes home, having bought into Claire’s memories of the tragic night their parents were killed. Twenty-year-old Darby was only six when her parents died, ten when Claire ran away, and twelve when Jack left the house. Darby stayed home to take care of the grandmother who raised her. The kitchen at the Cavanaugh’s has always been the heart of the home. As Darby says, “Grandma always said, ‘You miss all the...

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Let Me Come In — An Illustrated Storybook for Christmas

Posted on Jun 3, 2014 in Christmas

by Richard Bugg illustrated by Ruth Santos Have you ever wondered where Christ went in our celebration of Christmas? During not only the frantic rush of the modern Christmas season, but in the hurry and complexity of everyday life, the true meaning and origin of Christmas can get lost, or temporarily mislaid. In the tradition of Clement Moore’s classic “Twas The Night Before Christmas”, the authors hope to elicit you to invite the Saviour back into your celebration of this special time of year. Let’s put the “Christ” back in Christmas as we are told of a special Christmas Eve encountered by one man who was worried and haggard and drawn by all the secular trappings that have been laid on top of this holiday; and how he found release from his worries. PRODUCT DETAILS: List Price: $13.99 8.25″...

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The Popcorn Wreath

Posted on Oct 28, 2013 in Christmas, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by Shirlee Hurst Shields Illustrated by Melita Lee Price: $7.99 (+ shipping and Maine Sales Tax) The warm memories of childhood Christmases long ago, spent with the family we love and remember, tend to return to us over and over again. Each remembering brings some new flavor, or aroma or sight — some indelible memory — that kindles or re-lights those warm feelings of the season. Each time the memory is made fresh, some new detail, or little delight springs back fully blown. Author, Shirlee Shields, and Illustrator, Melita Lee, have created just such a memory for us in The Popcorn Wreath. This magnificent lesson of the real meaning of Christmas began with a simple kernel of corn… More of the work of the cover artist and illustrator, Melita Lee, can be seen HERE. Product Details: Retail Price: $8.99...

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Dinosaurs of Utah and Dino Destinations

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Banner, Classics, Leicester Bay Books, Nonfiction, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by Pat Bagley & Gayen Wharton Retail Price: $8.95 Internet Sale Price: $7.95 About the Book: An introduction for children, and other dinosaur lovers who know children, by one of Utah’s great humorists. Also includes locations as to where these creatures lived and where you can see what fossils remain. Approved by the Utah Office of Education About the Authors Pat Bagley is the award winning author and illustrator of several Utah and LDS books, including I Spy A Nephite, and Welcome to Utah. Gayen Wharton has coauthored several bestselling Utah travel guides and a history of the state with her husband, Tom. Product Details PRICE: $8.95 • Paperback: 48 pages • Original Publisher: White Horse Books; 1st edition (January 1, 2001) • Language: English • ISBN-10: 1566846013 • ISBN-13: 978-1566846011 • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 6.9 x 0.2...

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Change Your Voice Change Your Image (Change Your Life!)

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Classics, Leicester Bay Books, Nonfiction, Special Sales

by Shirlee H. Shields (B.S., M.F.A., Ph. D.) List Price: $19.95 Internet Special: $10.00 Are you a prince to look at… but a frog to listen to? A tiger to see… but a mouse to hear? An elegant princess to view… but a screeching witch to listen to? Is your voice whiny? Nasal? Are you a whisper-talker? A mumbler? Do you mispronounce words? Do you draw out words like taffy or speak with all the interest of a monotonous dripping faucet? Do your speech “tics” drive a listener away? The techniques and theories contained in this new approach to speech training will teach you to: Change the ten major speech faults Improve your self image Control Nervousness Listen and respond to others Be positive and assertive Use visual aids and a microphone Find your true vocal tone Liberate your...

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