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  • 04/2017
  • 9781540122476 B06XVKRL1K
  • 47 pages
  • $1.99
Flash Tales: A Collection of Short Stories for Children
A collection of flash fiction and short stories by the award-winning author of The Call to Search Everywhen time travel books. Discover the magic of music, sail with a feisty pirate, and view the stars and moon in a whole new light. Stories range from middle grade adventures to tales that can be enjoyed by teen readers.
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Barbara Fanson for Readers' Favorite

Flash Tales is a collection of six short stories that provide wonder and entertainment. A beautiful, imaginative illustration by Fleur Camacho on the front cover invites readers to take a look inside.

What a Clown Reads is a humorous and thought-provoking story. Author Chess Desalls has such an eloquent way with words—the description of events engages and includes the reader. The Floating Flautist is a very moving short story demonstrating sibling rivalry, but also the importance of preserving memories and treasures long after someone has passed. The story draws us in and we can almost hear the music. Trompette is a short, but complex story about the life of an instrument.

I think Well Plaid is my favorite short story in the collection. A young girl shares a bit of herself to help someone whom she had previously saddened. They both end up happier when she presents the well plaid from her bed. Queen of the Small Seas is probably the longest—and best—short story in the collection, an excellent tale of pirates, kings, and curses that could be a book on its own. Boys and girls are going to feel for Maya, the main character who was cursed as a baby, raised by pirates, only to escape and discover her true identity. Morning and the Moon is a fable of animals that guide the moon to disappear in the morning so the sun can come out.

Buy Flash Tales and get six wonderful stories for the price of one! Author Chess Desalls has written a wonderful collection of six short stories—or tales—that will amuse and entertain both boys and girls.

News
04/09/2017
5 Star review from Readers' Favorite!

Flash Tales releases tomorrow, and it recently received a 5 Star review from Readers' Favorite!

"a wonderful collection of six short stories—or tales—that will amuse and entertain both boys and girls" -Read Barbara Fanson's full review here: https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/flash-tales!

Formats
Ebook Details
  • 04/2017
  • 9781540122476 B06XVKRL1K
  • 47 pages
  • $1.99

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