Tag Archives: children’s books

Charisma the young witch – now in print

Dear reader, If you are a collector of paper books and you like children’s books, either for your own child or your inner one, you can now find Charisma’s first story in print at lulu.com. And if you go there before December 14th of this year and you check out with the code ‘felicitas’ you even get a 20% discount!

New book release: Charisma the young witch

Dear Reader, Finally it is done. My first children’s book is out and online at Amazon and Smashwords. More stores will follow in due time. Thank you for your patience, mine was put to the test as well!  

Pointing out a children’s book

Dear reader, As I am in the process of producing a children’s book myself, it might be of interest to point out another children’s book to you. Maybe it is of interest.   Spunky, by Sherile Reilly. $2.99 from Smashwords.com   Tap dancing and riding her dilapidated bike are ten-year old Sarah Crawford’s, better known as Spunky, favorite activities. After… (more…)


Charisma looked at her shoelaces. It was good that she had magic, because that would be necessary to untie all the knots she had made.

Writing update

I am going to focus on finishing the children’s story now. 1 more chapter, I think. It’s on 34000 words now, and the 20th chapter just started. Don’t want to make this book too long, as it’s for children, and also the first one. I’m testing the waters, so to speak. Sorry, Hilda fans, you’ll have to wait.

Patchwork Dog and Calico Cat

Since e-readers are becoming more and more part of the common household, dear reader, it occured to me that not only adults, but also children probably enjoy these new gadgets. Especially when the device in question is a tablet, like the Samsung Galaxy Tab, a Kindle Fire or a Nook. (Think of the games that one can play on these.)… (more…)

Charisma, take 2.

So, an update on Charisma, Hilda’s second in command, so to speak. My girlfriend (and wife to be) read the first version to her son. End result is a slight rework of the story. It only means redoing everything, which of course is fine. Together we worked out something that will be quite good. There is kind of a floorplan… (more…)

A word on Hilda’s stories.

It’s Hilda for friends, otherwise known as Grimhilda. Through the endless ways of the Internet I discovered that people wonder if the Hilda books are child-safe. Here is the short answer: No, I did not write the Hilda books for children. Here is the long answer for whom is interested: it all depends on what you consider a child. I would… (more…)