Monday, October 10, 2011

Interview and review for Daniel Keep Dreaming by Paige Lackey Martin

Listen to the interview with Paige Lackey Martin today at 9:30am EST on Stories From Unknown Authors She will also be offering a giveaway. Rules: Readers must follow me through GFC here and follow Paige at and leave a comment. Giveaway last until beginning of November.

Daniel Keep Dreaming

·         Paperback: 48 pages 

·         Publisher: Paige Martin Books; 1st edition (May 4, 2011)  

·         ISBN-10: 0578082721  

·         ISBN-13: 978-0578082721


Paige Martin has been writing for many years and publishing a children s book has been a goal of hers that has finally come true with her self published book entitled Daniel Keep Dreaming, published by Paige Martin Books. Martin has had much success as a published songwriter of R&B, Soul, and Jazz music with over 15 years experience. She is also a visual artist, and facilitates an arts enrichment program that she created which she teaches to inner city youth in non-profits, schools, and recreation centers in Atlanta, GA.


Daniel Keep Dreaming is a delightful story that teaches children to never let go of their dreams.
This story is about a boy named Daniel Chase. Daniel loved painting more than anything in the world. He entered into a contest where he won first prize. He was ecstatic and wanted to continue with his love of art, but his father wanted to direct his attention towards making something for the science fair, but Daniel didn't want anything to do with the science fair. Daniel was in quite a dilemma. But then an opportunity came up where a mural needed to be painted on the wall in the Media Center. Daniel was asked to do it.

Honored, Daniel of course painted it.  But it was without his parent's knowledge. For some time they thought he was working on his science fair project at school, when, in fact, he was working on the mural. What will happen when Daniel's parents find out the truth?

This story is a great example of following your dreams. Daniel believed in what he was doing, he loved art and wanted to show the world his talents. As parents we sometimes want our children to do the things we want them to do instead of allowing them to do the things that they want to do. Daniel eventually does tell his parents the truth, and by talking and discussing the problem where the parent's are actually listening, he shows children that their dreams are important, too. Children the ages of 4 and up will enjoy this 48 page picture book about following your dreams and never giving up.  Readers will also enjoy the audio CD as well.

1 comment:

  1. Totally love to paint as well! Dreaming allows you to explore your options in life. I always encourage my children to live out their dreams if possible. Looks like a good read, wish my children were young enough to purchase it for. Darn those teen

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