My Book, And They All Sat Silently, is About. . .

This book is a collection of short stories to read aloud, aimed at ages 8-15. Created for teachers (and parents) to read to their students, it consists of ten stories, ranging from science fiction to fantasy to real-life adventure. Some of the stories are true, some are true but slightly fictionalized, and some are simply fiction in a "what if?" style. For example, what if an alien needed to make peanut butter cookies? What if a science teacher grew plants with an attitude? I am hoping to spark ideas for future student writers to invent their own stories to tell as well.

What they are saying about my book, And They All Sat Silently

"As an elementary school teacher, I love this book. It has short stories that kids would enjoy and relate to, as well as tips for reading them aloud to students. I love the author's humor in the stories. I can tell the author has a lot of love for students and teachers and experience as a former teacher. I cannot wait to read them aloud to my students when the school year starts!"--Amazon purchaser

"I enjoyed these light-hearted stories very much. My favorite one was “Peanut Butter Cookies”. All the stories would be fun to read aloud to middle grade and older children on up through adults."--Amazon purchaser

Quiet Nights, Whimsical Delights

"A book can sometimes take us back to our childhood days, evoking a sense of wonder and joy. "And They All Sat Silently" did just that for me. It's a collection of stories that are full of fantasy, humor, and unexpected twists. They range from mischievous cookies to adventurous sea creatures, each crafted with a blend of whimsy that felt like peering through a kaleidoscope of vibrant, changing patterns. I found myself eagerly flipping through the pages, just like I used to do with a flashlight under the covers. The language is playful, and the characters are quirky, making for a delightful escape from the mundane. This book reminded me of the joy and creativity that storytelling can bring into our lives, and the smile it left on my face lingered long after I had finished reading."

--Amazon Purchaser