Do you want to give your children a head start in life?
Dr. Hope’s award-winning empowering storybooks will give your child self-esteem, teach them the power of believing in themselves, the joy in helping others, the love of laughter, to always try their best, and the benefits of living in the present moment.
Here are a few excerpts from letters written to Dr. Hope
"Laughing Day is a delight! It
seems to me we grownups could use a large helping of this (Laughing Day)
philosophy as well."
"Laughing Day is a delightful book full of important lessons for all of us."
"Laughing Day is charming and
does exactly what you say it will (delivers a message that will help children
throughout their lives)"
(We'll tell you how at the bottom of this page)
Award-winning children's picture books by Dr. Hope, J.A.P.D. (Just A Pretend Doctor)
Chip, the Little Computer
Chip, the Little Computeris an endearing story written side by side in both English and Spanish. Chip has a dream: to help children learn new things and to make them laugh and play. His story starts out in a cold, dark warehouse. After countless disappointments, Chip is told by a wise old copy machine to have faith in his dream. He learns the power of determination that comes from believing in your dream no matter what happens. The story has a surprise ending.
Boone County News: “In a time when many toys are tossed aside the week after Christmas, this book will continue to bring smiles and perhaps even some intellectual stimulation.”
Beavercreek News-Current: “Chip teaches kids the importance of perseverance.”
Cantemos: “Chip, the Little Computer was very clearly written. The message it conveyed about patience and optimism was well presented. The Spanish text was as good as the English and the modern day character and setting is easy for children to relate to.”
On the CD:Russ T. Nailz and other talented voice actors (Dr. Hope is one of them) act out Chip’s story. In addition, there are 5 original heart-warming and humorous tunes are included.
Laughing Day/El Dia para Reir
Wouldn't it be wonderful if there were a children's book that would not only entertain, but contained a message that would help our children lead happier lives? Well, there is and Laughing Day is it! This engaging children's story will warm your heart and perhaps bring a tear to your eye.
Laughing Dayis another delightful story written in both English and Spanish. Oolong, a young lad from the village of the Boologs, searches for Pickled Palamadora, a delicacy that his mother has sent him to buy for the up coming Laughing Day celebration.
To his dismay, there is none to be found and he is sent off to the village of the Grumpies to find some. (Grumpies are a group of very disagreeable elves.) This sets the stage for an extraordinary adventure.
Oolong must pass through the scary Dark Forest in order to get to the Grumpies’ village. Along the way, he learns a valuable life lesson from a wise old man who helps him when his pushcart looses a wheel. Oolong teaches this lesson to the Grumpies he encounters. A marvelous and wonderful thing happens when he returns home for the Laughing Day celebration.
an educator I make it a point to read several children's books daily.
Laughing Day stands out...because it not only has a beautiful rhyme and
rhythm, but the message it spreads is valuable and essential to children
of all ages."
am a mother of four boys and have two young grandchildren. Laughing Day
is a wonderful story with a moral lesson we all must teach our children
and remind ourselves of."
On the CD: Russ T. Nailz and other talented voice actors (Dr. Hope is one of them) act out the Laughing Day story. In addition, there are 5 original heart-warming and humorous tunes are included.
Dr. Hope says, "Never waste a 'Now' being mad, sad or blue,
it's your choice on what to do."
Little Miss Contradiction
and the Fuzzywinkle
Punctuation Pals is an entertaining way to learn how to use punctuation. Cool art and interactive stickers makes this a must have for any youngster's library.
Mr. Period, the narrator, tells a humorous story in which common punctuation marks are used. After the story he explains that it was his 'Punctuation Pals' that made the story easy to read. He introduces himself as the traffic cop for all written words and shows where and how to use himself. He does the same for his 'Punctuation Pals' in a way that makes there usage easy to understand.
All the punctuation marks are color coded (Like this: blue for the period; red for the exclamation mark; green for the question mark, etc.) to aid in learning there placement and proper usage. At the end of the book there is an interactive short story with no punctuation but with specially color coded underscore lines. In the back of the book are reusable punctuation stickers that can be placed and replaced into that story. This book is a lot of fun for all ages! Dr. Hope's Punctuation Pals features delightfully colorful illustrations by cartoonist/illustrator, Richard Pinson.
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The Frog Who Couldn't Jump
Freddie Frog has a problem: he can't jump and no one will let him play Jumpaloo. A wise stump tells him he should look for a teacher and that's how Freddie's adventure starts. After searching he finally finds a teacher and through his private practice sessions improves immensely. Along the way Freddie learns that striving for a personal best has rewards greater than winning first prize. In spite of laughter and ridicule from others Freddie decides to enter the Great Jumpaloo contest. He sets a new record but then something surprising happens. Dr. Hope's The Frog Who Couldn't Jump features delightfully colorful illustrations from cartoonist/illustrator Richard Pinson,
Borger News-Herald: "I highly recommend this adorable book for any young child."
Palestine Herald-Press: "The Frog Who Couldn’t Jump is a good pick for your little one’s bedtime story."
Shelbyville Times-Gazette: "Dr. Hope, J.A.P.D. may be 'Just A Pretend Doctor' but the author’s wisdom is sure to make parents and youngsters feel better in a brightly colored new children’s book, The Frog Who Couldn’t Jump."
The Shawnee News Star: "I recommend The Frog Who Couldn’t Jump to parents who enjoy quiet reading time with their children and who are concerned with helping their children build character by learning the true meaning of being a winner. It is a great find and an easy read for children."
Newspapers in Education-Morning Journal: "The Frog Who Couldn't Jump may be a leap ahead of other children's books."
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