Children's Books

Tales From the Toy Store
Katrina Roets, author
Eric J Cockrell, illustrator

They looked like toys…
…but their adventures were real.

Can you uncover their secrets?
In this world of monkeys on the move, dragons breathing fire, and gnomes exploring the wilderness, there are plenty of fun stories to keep you and your child entertained. Will you be able to stop with just reading one at bedtime?
It might hard. But the memories you make will be priceless. You and your child will adore these twenty stories, because the toys have lives of their own and they are really adorable.

Available now in ebook ($4.99) and paperback ($8.99) formats.  

Apo's Army

Katrina Roets, Author
Eric J Cockrell, Cover Designer
Maxx Strain, Illustrator

Mischief and merriment. Milk and mousing. In the magical land of Florida, every cat is king.

Priscilla started boxing when he was just two years old. Can he spring like a kitten and sting like a bee all the way to the world championship?

Kitty Bowie was broke and living on the street until he met a hep cat who owned a club. Will this natural performer’s talent have him caterwauling to the top of the charts?

Rocky has a gym fit for a feline. But what happens when the rest of the neighborhood toms want to use it?

With wit and charm in every word, you’ll delight in these twenty plus cute short stories of clever kitties and their fabulous adventures. Learn about Zeus, the mapmaking malkin. Hunt for Marshmallow, the undisputed champ of Hide-and-Seek. Downloadable coloring pages enhance the fun, and every tale is inspired by a real cat living on the streets of Florida.

Apo’s Army is a whimsical short story collection for children ages 9-12. If you or your child like animal antics, outrageous action, and tales of tabbies, calicos, and tuxedoes, then you’ll love Katrina Roets’ purr-fect compendium.

Buy Apo’s Army to claw your way to the top of the scratching post today!

Available in ebook ($4.99) and paperback ($9.99) formats.

Return to the Toy Store

Katrina Roets, Author
Eric J Cockrell, Cover Designer
Maxx Strain, Illustrator

Tigers and cheetahs and teddy bears! Oh, my, but the after-hours at the toy store are filled with joy!

Charlie loves looking out for his friends. But when he gets a new jungle gym for everyone to play on, the sweet teddy bear can’t figure out how to put it together! Can anyone help him before he gives up?

Jack really, really wants to go to Katie’s party. But unlike the other sock monkeys, he’s got spots on his nose. Will everyone tease him at the store’s biggest birthday bash?

The Cheetah Triplets are always on the go. But when their game of tag gets out of hand, can everyone else hope to survive the carnage?

With tender-hearted prose and laugh-out-loud hijinks, Katrina Roets returns to everyone’s favorite shop, revealing once again how our pre-purchased playthings play. From Petey the Fire Chicken trying to horn in on the sheep’s party-planning operation to the Snow Owl’s annual return to teach the gang about holidays other than Christmas, you’ll delight in these twenty tales of what goes on when the shoppers go home.

Return to the Toy Store is the charming sequel to Tales from the Toy Store. If you like cuddly critters, clever characters, and frolicking fun, then you’ll love Katrina Roets’ captivating collection of sentimental short stories.

Available in ebook ($4.99) and paperback ($10.99) formats.

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