Rascally Dragons Inspire Kindness in New Children's Book, "The Truejoys and the Stinjas"

Cybele Hunter and Missy Johnson explore connection between respect and happiness in new book

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The book charms its readers with names that pop and wordplay that adds meaning to everyday interaction. Kids will be able to laugh at their Stinja moments and take on the winning secrets of the Truejoys.

Houston (PRWEB) February 14, 2014

It’s often difficult for children to understand the reason behind practicing kindness to themselves and others. Once they’re able to make the connection between compassion and enjoyment, life becomes much easier.

Co-authors Missy Burroughs Johnson and Cybele S. Hunter have created “The Truejoys and the Stinjas”, a children’s storybook that reveals this connection between respect and joy. It follows the transformation of a rambunctious dragon clan that leave their old ways behind as they discover the secret wealth found in kindness and giving.

“The book charms its readers with names that pop and wordplay that adds meaning to everyday interaction,” Hunter said. “Kids will be able to laugh at their Stinja moments and take on the winning secrets of the Truejoys.”

Award-winning British artist, Robert Askew, drew the book’s illustrations. Askew is renowned for his detailed and engaging drawings that captivate audiences of all ages. He believes that “The Truejoys and Stinja’s” is one of his best works to date.

“If you want to teach the true secret of happiness to your young reader, check out ‘The Truejoys and the Stinjas, ’” Johnson said. “It’s an entertaining and enlightening read with the power to transform a stingy heart with fun, lasting happiness and true joy.”

“The Truejoys and the Stinjas”
By Missy Burroughs Johnson and Cybele S. Hunter
Price: $21.99
ISBN: 978-1-4817-7686-8
Available at: Amazon, AuthorHouse and Barnes and Noble online bookstores

About the Authors:

Missy Burroughs Johnson’s writing adventure began after receiving a Master of Science degree in Reading Specialization. This sparked her interest in both reading grants and creating stories for children. During her career, she has been awarded funding for reading grants that provided book sets, novels, reading programs, and teacher training for 32 South Texas public school districts and several private schools.

Cybele S. Hunter began writing humorous stories at an early age to amuse her friends and family. She is now a professional ghostwriter with a particular interest in children’s literature. She has done graduate work in English and has several years of experience in both child-care and yoga discipline.

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