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Alexander the Salamander: A World Adventurers for Kids Book: 1 [Large Print] [Paperback]

M G Edwards

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26 Sep 2012
A young salamander named Alexander living in the Amazon River Basin joins his friends Airey the Butterfly and Terry the Tarantula for an unforgettable jungle adventure. Come along with Alexander and friends as they meet birds, monkeys, and other creatures, enjoy the beauty of the rainforest, and face danger along the way. The first book in the World Adventurers for Kids Series, “Alexander the Salamander” is an illustrated story inspired by the authors’ visit to the Amazon in 2008. Fun for kids and adults alike, the story teaches children the importance of listening to teachers and other authority figures. The book is available to purchase as an e-book and in print.

Product details

  • Paperback: 28 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (26 Sep 2012)
  • ISBN-10: 1463502036
  • ISBN-13: 978-1463502034
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 0.2 x 22.9 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,136,100 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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MG Edwards is a writer of books and stories in the thriller and science fiction-fantasy genres. He also writes travel adventures and children's books. A former U.S. diplomat, he served in South Korea, Paraguay, and Zambia before leaving the Foreign Service to write full time.

Edwards is author of six books. His memoir, "Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill," was finalist for the Book of the Year Award and the Global eBook Award. He has published four children's picture books in the World Adventurers for Kids Series: "Alexander the Salamander"; "Ellie the Elephant"; "Zoe the Zebra"; and a collection featuring all three stories. "Real Dreams: Thirty Years of Short Stories" is an anthology of 15 short stories.

Edwards lives in Singapore with his wife Jing and son Alex. He has also lived in Austria and Thailand. For more books or stories by M.G. Edwards, visit his web site at www.mgedwards.com or contact him by e-mail at me@mgedwards.com or on Twitter @m_g_edwards.

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About the Author

M.G. Edwards is a writer of books and stories in the mystery, thriller and science fiction-fantasy genres. He also writes travel adventures. He is author of "Kilimanjaro: One Man’s Quest to Go Over the Hill," a non-fiction account of his attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, and a short story collection called "Real Dreams: Thirty Years of Short Stories." He also wrote and illustrated "Alexander the Salamander" and "Ellie the Elephant," two books in the World Adventurers for Kids Series. His books are available in e-book and print from Amazon.com and other booksellers. Edwards graduated from the University of Washington with a master’s degree in China Studies and a Master of Business Administration. He lives in Bangkok, Thailand with his wife Jing and son Alex. For more books or stories by M.G. Edwards, visit his web site at www.mgedwards.com or his blog, World Adventurers. Contact him at me@mgedwards.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/migedwards, or @m_g_edwards on Twitter.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely book for children! 17 Feb 2014
By Florry D. - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
Lovely book for children! Has nice illustrations and a captivating story about the animals of the jungle, friendship and danger.
I'm sure kids will have a great adventure traveling with Alexander.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Alexander the Salamander Shows the Importance of Friendship, Obedience 12 Jun 2013
By Cyrus Webb - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
We have all heard that there are strength in numbers. For kids this is sometimes easy to understand. Things are just more fun when they can be done together. You also feel more safe when you are not alone. In Alexander the Salamander by Alex and M. G. Edwards we are able to see what happens when a group of friends are doing a good deed but end of making a bad choice in the process.

Alexander sees a new student in class--- Terry the Tarantula--- and wants to show him around. This sounds great at first, but then Terry's curiosity leads them into a place they have been told to stay away from. At first it seems as though all might be ok: they meet other friendly animals, but they are also warned of danger. When danger does come what happens to the group of curious students? That is what readers will discover.

This book was fun to read and definitely will be entertaining for kids as it deals with animals, the outdoors and friendship. I believe the lesson of listening to warnings you are given is also something they will appreciate.

Just the right size and fun enough for all ages, ALEXANDER THE SALAMANDER is a literary treat for readers.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Creative Book! 7 Jun 2013
By Joseph Klimpt - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I would recommend this book for 6 and 7 year olds to read by themselves, and a quick book to read to younger children. The book was well written.
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