Category Archives: summer reading for kids

New Children’s Book from Jemsbooks Coming Soon!

Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe Here is a sneak peek of the cover done by my husband, John! My newest children’s book is now here – Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, for ages PS-Grade 3. It is an easy reader for beginner readers and … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal for Book 5 of Davey & Derek Series!

I am excited to reveal the cover for Book 5 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost! I absolutely love this cover! Hope you like it too!! My husband, John, did an amazing … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Jerry the Crabby Crayfish!

Jerry the  Crabby Crayfish just won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award! I am so excited that my most popular book has received this presigious award! Best Books in the Category of CHILDREN’S INTEREST Jerry The Crabby Crayfish Janice Spina http://jemsbooks.com Here … Continue reading

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Spring has finally sprung!!

An azalea beginning to bloom HAPPY SPRING!! Well, it looks as if spring has finally sprung in New Hampshire, USA! We have had a lot of rainy and cloudy days and it was time for a warmer sunnier day today. … Continue reading

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Summer Reading for Kids of All Ages!

Pre-School – Grade 3  – Written in rhyme with life lessons – stories encourage children to behave, to respect others differences, to listen to your mother, show kindness to others, it’s okay to be different, love one another, be kind … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series Book 5 Coming!

New Cover Reveal will be soon! I am excited to share that my new book – Book 5 of the Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost will be coming out next month. Blurb: … Continue reading

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Incredible Birds – Humming Birds!

I love these little guys! Every day I spend time observing them. They are sweet but quite feisty when other humming birds try to drink from their feeders. They will fight for their place. They are fascinating and entertaining and … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Book 3 is here!

I am excited to announce that Book 3 of my MG/PT series, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, is now available on Create Space and coming this week to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other … Continue reading

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Jemsbooks at Second Peek Children’s Boutique!

I am pleased to announce that Jemsbooks (children’s and MG/PT books) will be available at this new and exciting store, Second Peek Children’s Boutique, which is coming to Manchester, New Hampshire, USA, grand opening to be September 12, 2016. I … Continue reading

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The Beauty Around Us

I love walking all year round for exercise and just to enjoy being outdoors in the lovely weather. Being especially observant I notice everything beautiful or even strange. I took a photo of this moth on my slider recently. It … Continue reading

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