New Children’s Book Tackles the Sound of the Letter “N”

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Author Gloria Eveleigh encourages phonics-based learning

For some children, learning essential reading skills is a tedious undertaking. In an effort to renew excitement in discovering letters and sounds, author Gloria Eveleigh has created “Neville the Nibalong is Scared of the Night: A Phonics Story Book for Small Children.”

“Neville the Nibalong is Scared of the Night” chronicles the adventures of Neville and his neighbor, Nathan. The two fairytale creatures, known as Nibalongs, are afraid of the dark and decide to one day rise with the light and investigate the daytime world. They meet several peculiar characters throughout the day, and embark on various adventures. However, in the end, their curiosity leads them to an unexpected truth: the daytime can be even scarier than the night.

“Neville the Nibalong is Scared of the Night” is the sixth book in Eveleigh’s phonics/language series. Each installment highlights a specific letter sound, and this particular narrative addresses the sound made by the letter “N.” In addition to sparking an appreciation for phonics, the book series serves as an entertaining reading activity for parents and children alike.

“The series was written originally to help my sister, who taught interactive classes for parents and toddlers,” Eveleigh said. “Neville the Nibalong is Scared of the Night teaches young readers about the letter “N” and also fosters a love for learning. It is a must-read for children of all ages and adults will enjoy narrating the story as well.”

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“Neville the Nibalong is Scared of the Night: A Phonics Story Book for Small Children”
By Gloria Eveleigh
ISBN: 9781514447246 (softcover), 9781514447253 (e-book)
Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Xlibris

About the author
Gloria Eveleigh, now retired, was a scientist and then a social worker and manager. She loved to make up stories for her own children when they were small, and now for her grandchild. She originally wrote her phonics-focused series of short stories for small children and their parents who attend phonics classes. She currently resides in Lancing, England.

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