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Halloween treat much better than sweets!

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Young Ebenezer ~ Confronts the School Bully by Rose English

Happy Halloween to you all. As a special celebration Book 2 in the Young Ebenezer series is currently on a special Halloween Promo starting at just 99p or 99c for our dotcom friends. A children’s book, a story in verse.

‘A Halloween treat, much better than sweets.’

A time for candy and costumes,
pumpkins and ‘Trick or Treat’.
But beware of the bully
lurking just down the street.

Ebenezer is really excited! It’s his first Halloween to go out ‘Trick or Treating’. Jacob Marley is excited too, but this school bully plans to steal all the kids’ sweets. Can Eb and his friends, along with the magical clock Grandfather Time teach Jacob the error of his ways? Or is the boy doomed to a life of crime, just like his wicked father?

The story of ‘Ebenezer and the Bully’ is a magical rhyming tale of behaviour matters, and the importance of being kind. It’s a treat for families to share or for reading alone, aimed at children aged 8-12 years old. With characters loosely based around the Charles Dickens classic ‘A Christmas Carol’, you’ll meet the Ghost of Christmas Past – a golden red puppy named Miss Ruby Heart – along with the Grim Reaper who will surprise Jacob by revealing his future self.

#RubyTubeDay YouTube teaser from Miss Ruby Heart

Happy Halloween

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#RubyTubeDay Halloween Teaser Pt. 1

New Teaser from Young Ebenezer

Happy Bank Holiday Monday Book Lovers. Hope you are all having a relaxing extended weekend.  We are  and of course we are also very excited about our new Halloween book, ‘Young Ebenezer ~ Confronts the School Bully’ by Rose English.  Once again we have been playing with graphics and teasers. We hope you like them. Click on the images to open in a new window for ease of reading.

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#RubyTubeDay YouTube Teaser

Young Ebenezer Hallowen Teaser Part 01

 I bring you a treat,
a Halloween story
of young Ebenezer
and best friend, young Rory.
I watch over the boys
I am Grandfather Time,
and I will tell you this tale
in rhythm and rhyme.

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It is All Hallows Eve
and the kids in the schools
are really excited
to go home, dress as ghouls.
There’ll be vampires and ghosts
and monsters galore,
stepping out on the streets
to knock on your door.

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The school bell rings loud
it is the end of the day.
The kids pack up their books,
and are soon on their way.
With his best friend in tow
Eb leaves the school yard,
they run all the way home
with their legs pumping hard.

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With their homes now in sight,
the boys sprint to their gates
Rory punches the air
tells Eb “Don’t you be late.”
“I won’t. That’s a promise.”
Eb yells with a smile,
a little bit breathless
after running that mile.

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Boing, Boing I chime out,
as Eb reaches our door.
Boing, Boing once again,
as my hands now reach four.
The house it smells yummy,
Mum has made a great feast
and like the Grinch on the film
Dad will carve the roast beast.

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School bag and blazer
are thrown without care,
and land in a heap
at the base of the stair.
“Go back. Pick them up.”
is dads’ strict command.
“Or there’ll be no treats,
with neither plea nor demand.”

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Eb does as he’s told
so he won’t miss the treats
or his first Halloween,
out with mates on the streets.
Dinner is rushed,
and fills up his tummy.
There is still room for sweets,
and all things that are yummy.

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If you would like to check out the previous Young Eb story ‘A New Christmas Carol’ pop over to Amazon and take a ‘look inside’

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Young Ebenezer Book 2 Coming Soon

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Young Ebenezer – Confronts the School Bully

Happy Weekend Book Lovers, sorry I have not been around for a while would you believe I am actually writing. It’s true, I kid you not. So during #CampNaNoWriMo I  worked on my second poetry book ‘Butterflies & Blue Skies ~ Poetry & Prose 2′ but I sadly got off course and picked up on my #Selkie Folklore story.

Today however, I went off on a completely different tangent, but it was very productive. I actually completed the second book in the Young Ebenezer series. This time Young Ebenezer gets to go ‘Trick or Treating’ for the very first time. Sadly Jacob Marley the school bully is out stealing all the candy from the other boys and girls.

With the help of Grandfather Time and Miss Ruby Heart they hope to get Jacob to change his ways.

Young Ebenezer Teaser on YouTube

Young Ebenezer Sample Pages

I am currently checking out images to put in the print version of the book, I have been looking at bright pumpkin edging from Dreamtime or dark bat and pumpkin edging from 123rf . Click the image below, opens in a new tab for ease of reading.

Page Samples

As the book is aimed at younger readers I am favouring the bright page trims at the top of the image. However, I would love to know what your thoughts are? Leave me a little comment in the box below.

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Happy Reading

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