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Author Showcase: Flying Poodles – A Christmas Story

By Karen Morss, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 22, 2010

A new Christmas classic has been released just in time for the holidays, written by Karen Morss and illustrated by Ginger Nielson. An emergency, a rescue, an adventure and the most adorable cast of characters to meet Christmas in ages, Flying Poodles is sure to become one of your family’s favorite holiday traditions. Now available as a 32-page hardcover book and an iPad/iPhone App in the iTunes store.

“Twas two nights before Christmas, the sleigh was all packed. Mrs. Claus took the reindeers an afternoon snack. She stopped by the barn when she heard a strange sound. She opened the door, upset when she found….Donner was sneezing, Blitzen coughed like mad. Prancer lay down cause her head hurt so bad. ‘Oh no’, cried Mrs. Claus, ‘what shall we do?’ ‘Don’t worry’, said Rudolph, then he sneezed too!”

Inspired by the Standard Poodles who ran the Alaskan Iditarod from 1988-1991, Karen Morss has created a magical new story for the holidays. A pilot, an artist and an orchardess, this is her first children’s book.  Ginger Nielson is a full time children’s book illustrator who has a magic wand on her desk and a dragon in her basement. A portion of the proceeds from the book and the app will be donated to Smile Train – Saving the World one Smile at a time.

Karen Morss, Poodle Dog Productions www.Flying-Poodles.com

Ginger Nielson www.gingernielson.com

App developed by Red Bird Studios www.Red-bird-studios.com

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

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