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Giveaway!

On Sept 15, 2019 I’m offering a signed copy giveaway of my book,” Flying With Kindness “which is expected to be available for pre-orders by Sept 15. The book release date is Oct 5, 2019. I will also be offering a book signing on Oct 5, 2019 at the Tea House, 575 Union St in Brooklyn, NY. Flying With kindness took two years for me to write. It’s about a five year old boy struggling to show kindness into he meets an old lady that has a positive influence on him. Details on my book giveaway are below.
GIVEAWAY! GIVEAWAY!  RT & Follow for a chance to win signed copy of Flying With Kindness. Rules: US/ Canada only By random drawing on Sept 15, 2019, ends 9/15/19 Winner will be DM
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Join Us for Fun!

Join us for a fun book signing event, story time, and yummy treats. Oct 5, 2019, 1-3 pm @ MIRROR tea house- Park Slope, Brooklyn #bookbuzz,#booksigning, #AuthorESimmons
Flying With Kindness Story:
Sibling rivalry, a cranky little boy, and a frustrated mother could be any parent’s typical day.  “Flying With Kindness”, is a deeply moving story and travel adventure to the Grand Canyon.
It’s a book about a boy name Basil and the normal sibling rivalry with his younger sister, Ava. Basil has a strong personality. In addition, kindness doesn’t seem to come natural for Basil.  Basil’s parents are trying to teach him the importance of kindness. He thinks kindness is too much work. By chance, Basil’s family meets an old lady, an encounter which set up a chain of events and teachable moments in kindness. 
View our trailer: https://bit.ly/2GcLO2I

It’s here!

It’s finally here! I am happy to announce the premiere trailer for Flying With Kindness. The official release date is Oct 1, 2019. Early release preorder will be in Sept. Here is a glimpse of my trailer https://bit.ly/2GcLO2I.

Movies and writing

Ever wonder what the two have in common? To me, watching a good movies jolts my imagination in a way for new ideas about future books. I like twist in turns in a movie and how the story develops. It took me about two and a half years to develop my story arc because I also got writers block and needed a break. For me, sometimes watching a good movie gave me burst of energy. Other times, I could hear a story from a conversation, and gather new ideas. Movies and books both have a beginner, middle, and ending. Sometimes book thrillers become great movies. Children’s book are especially hard.  Most people assume it’s easy. However, you have two audiences children and adults. In my opinion, you cannot develop a good children’s story overnight. What you put into it is what you get out of it.

Fun Facts

Here are 5 fun facts about my children’s book “ Flying with Kindness “.
1. The book was inspire by my early childhood experience as well as my son.
2. My main character Basil experience with the old lady is my personal experience when I was          
    about five years old.    
    I still remember the experience like it was yesterday. We were going to the Doctor office by
    bus when I refuse to give up my seat for an old lady after my mom ask me too. I remember my
    mom being embarrass by my actions. I was acting like I was in the terrible two stages. My mom
    with a stern voice made give up my seat.
3. Fast forward a few decades and now I’m getting payback from my own son who sometimes
     struggles to show kindness. My son is three now and I’m always trying to discover new ways to
     encourage kindness. Reading books to him made a big difference and that’s why I decided to write
     my own book so to help other families.
4.  I came up with main character name Basil bec…

Quote

Quote “Flying With Kindness offers children a valuable lesson in kind-heartedness and shows how one act of kindness can lead to another, and the positive effect on the recipient. It’s a beautiful, yet simply written story with eye-catching illustrations and, in a rare feat, the author has conveyed the overarching message in an entertaining but non-preachy manner. In a world much in need of a little compassion and understanding, this children’s book is a breath of fresh air.” – Scott Medbury, Author of the America Falls Series, and father of four.

Flying With Kindness Book Blurb

Sibling rivalry, a cranky little boy, and a frustrated mother could be any parent’s typical day. “Flying With Kindness”, is a deeply moving story and travel adventure.  It’s a book about a boy name Basil and the normal sibling rivalry with his younger sister, Ava. In addition, kindness doesn’t seem to come natural for Basil’s. He perceives it as too much work. Basil’s parents struggle to encourage him to show kindness with no prevail. By chance, Basil’s family meets an old lady, an encounter which set up a chain of events and teachable moments in kindness. When Basil loses his favorite teddy bear on his flight, kindness is returned to him in an unexpected way.