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Colorful, Imaginative Book Invites Children to Find 'Miracles' in Every Day Life

Written by Candy Myers, ‘Miracles All Around Us’ melds lively imagery, captivating characters and all the fun of life on a farm. Intended to remind children of the beauty in small things, Myers’ book is a true testament to the power of faith and the splendor that can be found in the simplest of places.


Carbondale, IL -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/08/2014 -- It can be a challenge to reach young readers in an effective way, given their often short attention spans, but Candy Myers’ new children’s book bucks the trend, with a lovable band of characters and a moving message that’s sure to entertain as well as inspire.

‘Miracles All Around Us’ tells the tale of Dudley, a basset hound and his mother, Maggie, and their daily adventures on an active farm. Even the pickiest of children will be engrossed by Dudley’s antics as he learns about miracles and teaches readers about the simple beauty of their own lives.

"Miracles All Around Us" portrays the beauty and miracle of God's creation. The story unfolds on a farm with Dudley, a basset hound, and his mother, Maggie, as main characters. The action of the book is made lively by the antics of farm animals. Children's imaginations will be engaged as interesting conversations occur between Dudley and his mother, along with colorful pictures that highlight the story's message. Read along, as Dudley learns about miracles! Can you find miracles in your own backyard?

As the author explains, “Miracles All Around Us” was borne from a lifelong passion.

“When I was nine years old, I became a Christian, and at the age of twelve, I began working with younger children in the church. Throughout my life, I have told people many times that there are three things I truly believe in: first, is the Holy Trinity, second is children, and last, myself. Writing has always been on my bucket list.”

Continuing, “I recently retired after thirty-four years in the educational field. My new book has kept me motivated, fulfilled and productive during this phase of my life. I’m happiest when I’m working with children and inspiring readers to open themselves to the magnificence of God’s creation. I would love it, if after reading about Dudley and Maggie, children run out to their backyards and search for their own miracles.”

‘Miracles All Around Us’, published by CreateSpace, is available now from Amazon in both Kindle and paperback formats: http://amzn.to/JZ1S7V

About the Author
The author lives in Illinois.