Jim Barber’s Newly Released “Cecil’s Magnifico Adventure: A Tale of Triumph” is an Adventurous Sel Tale of Valuing the Wonder of Friendships and Appreciating Oneself

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“Cecil’s Magnifico Adventure: A Tale of Triumph” from Christian Faith Publishing author Jim Barber is a social and emotional learning (SEL) novel for children about an insecure and depressed tortoise that befriends an optimistic bluebird. Together they embark on a life-changing journey and discover their potential by overcoming dangerous, humorous, and challenging situations.

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“Cecil’s Magnifico Adventure: A Tale of Triumph” is a fascinating children’s story of finding your inner self, attaining self-growth, and forming lasting bonds. “Cecil’s Magnifico Adventure: A Tale of Triumph” is the creation of published author Jim Barber, a co-founder and co-creator of a game-based learn-to-read program. He is also a master storyteller who intertwines social and emotional learning (SEL) into the stories he writes. As a former high school basketball coach, he coached five high school state-championship basketball teams—emphasizing teamwork, positivity, accountability, and goal setting.

Barber shares, “Adventure jumps off every page in this esteem-building children’s novel. Cecil’s Magnifico Adventure is a triumphant tale about a tortoise named Cecil who is burdened with a cracked shell and low self-esteem. An injured bluebird comes into his life and changes it forever with her infectious positive attitude and loyal friendship. Throughout this inspirational story, Cecil and a band of critters find themselves facing all sorts of challenging situations. Embracing these situations help each of the critters grow stronger as individuals and closer together as a group. The story is interwoven with social and emotional learning (SEL) including making a plan to achieve a goal, recognizing that bullying is wrong, developing compassion for others, accepting yourself and others as unique, and much more!”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Jim Barber’s new book is an entertaining yet informative read for young readers that will teach them how to see beyond their imperfections and appreciate themselves as God’s creations and as well as, to seek comfort in forming bonds and to discover unexpected adventures.

View a synopsis of “Cecil’s Magnifico Adventure: A Tale of Triumph” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “Cecil’s Magnifico Adventure: A Tale of Triumph” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Cecil’s Magnifico Adventure: A Tale of Triumph”, contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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