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The Kaleidoscope Kids | Book Spotlight

The Children’s Book Review |Published: December 7, 2012

Terry P. O’Grady‘s The Kaleidoscope Kids; Illustrated by Rick Barrett. 

A colorful and lyrical primer for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners.

Reading level: Ages 1-5+

Paperback: 28 pages


In The Kaleidoscope Kids a group of children who are struggling to learn are introduced to ten fairies who are each characterized by a shape, number, and color.  These vivacious and appealing characters teach the children about their particular concepts with a lyrical rhyme.  This book is designed for children to learn from the bright, fanciful characters.

About the Author

Terry O’Grady is the father of four grown children, and grandfather to six grandchildren. He has worked extensively with youth organizations, especially Coaching Certification Programs and Coaching, in the Tampa Bay Area. Terry’s experiences with his own children, as well as with the youth from the local communities he has worked with, give him unique insight the world of children. From these experiences, Terry decided to use his knowledge to write a children’s book.

About the Illustrator

Richard Barrett is the father of two little girls. Ariel -8 and Lily -6. He received his bachelors of Arts degree at The Art Institute of Tampa studying media arts and animation. The last 3 years Richard has increased his skills working as a caricature artist at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, and the Florida Aquarium. He letters comics with Dave Lanphear of Artmonkey studios every now and then as well. Richard Barrett has joined an entertainment company with his two business partners Samantha Ernman and Emily Eagan, called Fire Sharks Arts and Entertainment. Specializing in body art, Caricatures, and illustrations. He recently teamed up with Terry O’Grady to help produce this excellent story.

The Kaleidoscope Kids is Available Now

For Nook: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-kaleidoscope-kids-terry-ogrady/1113064660?ean=2940015511826
For Kindle: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B009J2ROMC
Paperback Book: https://www.createspace.com/4039119

More Information

Website: www.thekaleidoscopekids.com
Blog: http://kaleidoscopekids10.blogspot.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kaleidoscope-Kids/290657811016731
Twitter: https://twitter.com/KK10Author

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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.

  • Congratulations to our two winners Kerri Quinn and Joanna Hacker! Your autographed copies will be on the way to you very soon. Enjoy!

    January 7, 2013

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