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About Misty Black
Author Misty Black enjoys picture books as much as her children do, if not more! Why? Because a good book can take you anywhere in the world! (No need to get out of bed!)
Misty has been winning awards for writing since fifth grade. She enjoys reading, playing board games, gardening, and spending time with her husband and 3 children.
When asked why she writes, she explained that books should be fun and exciting. Children deserve to love reading, and she wants to be a part of that.
Misty is the author of several children's books including:
Punk and Friends Learn Social Skills series:
Punk the Skunk Learns to Say Sorry
Can Quilliam Learn to Control His Temper?
Brave the Beaver Has the Worry Warts
Sloan the Sloth Loves Being Different
Grunt the Grizzly Learns to Be Grateful
With Love Collection:
When You Feel Better: A Get Well Soon Gift
When you Feel Better companion coloring books
You Taught Me Love
You Taught me Love companion coloring book
Grandmas Are for Love
Bubble Head Adventure books:
Bubble Head, It's Time for Bed!
Bubble Head, Boo! Happy CLEAN Halloween!
Bubble Head, HO! HO! HO! Merry Clean Christmas!
Fizzle Fun Series:
Unicorns, Magic and Slime, Oh My!
My Mom the Fairy
Follow her on social media @mistyblackauthor
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♥ A beautifully illustrated bedtime story showing that LOVE has no limits. ♥
Join mother, daughter, and a silly little frog on a heartwarming journey describing love through the eyes of a child.
“The three greatest words that have ever been said
Are very contagious and like to be spread.
So tell someone special ‘I love you’ today?
I think you should try it and see what they say.”
This snuggly story for kids ages 3-8 can be enjoyed with a parent or grandparent over and over again. The perfect gift for new parents, Valentine’s Day, Mother's Day, or a birthday.
After reading this book with their children, moms often buy it for their own mothers—spreading gratitude and love across all generations.
Share a message of unconditional love with your little one in a way he or she can understand.
Cuddle up and read You Taught Me Love today! ♥
Finally!!! A humorous story to help kids manage their anger that they'll want to read again and again!
Quilliam the Porcupine has a very BAD TEMPER.
His friends have to duck whenever he gets red in the face and starts to shake. They don’t want to be hit by one of his SHOOTING QUILLS!
Quilliam doesn’t like putting his friends in danger. He wants to change, but how?
If your little ones need help mastering their BIG emotions, why not make it fun?!?
It’s never too early to talk about social and emotional resilience. A list of coping skills, as well as teacher and parent discussion materials on these topics, are included in the back of the book:
✓Being angry doesn't make you bad
✓Being a true friend
✓Practicing your favorite coping skills
✓Helping others who are dealing with strong emotions
Quilliam's shooting quills are causing chaos. Can he learn to control his temper before someone gets hurt?
Find out now, and laugh along with Quilliam and his friends during the surprise ending.
There's nothing quite like being with family, making memories, and sharing love.
Koala gets to spend the weekend with his favorite person in the whole world:
No one hugs, bakes treats, reads, snuggles, or plays games quite like she does. And when it’s time to say goodbye, Grandma shows that she’s the best at wiping tears.
How does Grandma make sure Koala knows he’s loved even when they’re apart?
A letter to a loved one, a family tree, and get to know you questions for grandparents are included in the back of the book to help get kids excited about family history.
For kids ages 3-8 and their grandparents. Makes the perfect Christmas, Valentine's Day, birthday, or just because I love you gift for grandparents and grandchildren, and it can be enjoyed for generations to come. It would also be a great handout at family reunions.
Buy Grandmas Are for Love today and enjoy some bonding time with your special little one.
A funny Frankenstein? A not-so-spooky spider? A moody mummy? HALLOWEEN has never been so HYSTERICAL!
Fred imagines amazing adventures during his nightly bubble baths. "SUNDAY, I'm a SPOOKY SPIDER crawling up your arm. I may seem rather creepy, but I don't mean any harm." What will he be on MONDAY?
Using alliteration and written in rhyme, this Halloween book teaches HYGIENE and the DAYS OF THE WEEK in an imaginative story your kids will want to read again and again. FOR AGES 2-7.
Includes GET-READY-FOR-BED/HYGIENE CHARTS kids can mark off in the back of the book to reduce bedtime stress.
Great for teaching imaginative play for girls and boys using bubbles.
Grab this SPOOKTACULAR story today!
A mischievous elf? A snooping sister? A jingle-bell-nosed reindeer? Christmas has never been so comical!
Bathtime during the holidays is an extra fun adventure when you have a vivid imagination and a tub full of bubbles!
Fred imagines amazing adventures during his nightly bubble baths. "MONDAY, I'm a MERRY ELF, a joyful, happy soul. I check my list to see which kids will get a lump of coal." What will Fred be on TUESDAY?
Using alliteration and written in rhyme, this Christmas book teaches the DAYS OF THE WEEK and the importance of HYGIENE in an imaginative story your kids will want to read again and again. FOR AGES 2-7.
Includes GET-READY-FOR-BED/HYGIENE CHARTS kids can mark off in the back of the book to promote restful sleep and reduce bedtime stress.
Makes the perfect Christmas gift. Just add bubbles and a rubber duck for hours of good, clean fun! Grab your copy today!
Is it possible to be happy even when things aren’t going your way?
Yes! ♥ That’s what gratitude can do! ♥
Grunt the Grizzly was a grumpy bear. But his grumpiness was making him miserable.
Luckily, he has amazing friends, Punk the Skunk, Sloan the Sloth, and Brave the Beaver, who teach him that he can be in charge of his own happiness. Maybe their mantra can help him see past the negative and focus on the positive.
“Grumpies, grumpies, go away.
I would rather smile today.
When I’m grateful, I can see
All the good surrounding me.”
Will Grunt learn that it’s possible to be happy even when things are going wrong?
Find out in this adorable tale of friendship, compassion, and focusing on what is truly important. For ages 3-8, preschool through 2nd grade.
Gratitude exercises for use at home or in the classroom are included in the back of the book. ★ Help your child go from grumpy to grateful with the companion Grunt the Grizzly’s Gratitude Journal. ★
Perfect for fall, Thanksgiving, or any time, because being thankful never goes out of season!
Get your daily dose of gratitude by reading Grunt the Grizzly Learns to Be Grateful today!
Let the fun begin!
Fairies, a barking unicorn, and magic abound.
Sage adores slime. When her mom suggests she make a food-based slime, it’s experiment time in the kitchen. But unexpected things start to happen when Sage finds fantastic Fizzle Flakes!
WARNING! The hidden pixies on every page are causing quite a commotion!
A picture book for children ages 4-8, preschool to 2nd grade. Made especially for the unicorn and slime lovers at your house, because they deserve to love reading too.
What happens when Sage's amazing slime goes missing? And where did her magical unicorn come from?
Read Unicorns, Magic, and Slime, Oh My! to find out and join the fun today! Mishaps, mystery, and magic make for an exciting story your kids won’t want to put down!
Punk the Skunk likes to tease. Normally, his teasing is harmless. But what happens when teasing goes too far?
For a child, recognizing mistakes can be hard. Saying I'm sorry can be even harder. Help your child learn this valuable social skill with Punk the Skunk.
Parents, counselors, and teachers will love that the valuable life lessons in this book are taught in such a fun way that kids won’t even realize they’re learning.
An anti-bullying book for children in preschool to 2nd grade, ages 3-7. It’s never too early to talk about these important social skills:
- Showing empathy
- Dealing with bullying
- Being a true friend
- Recognizing when you’ve done something wrong
- Saying sorry
- Forgiving others when they’ve apologized
- Forgiving yourself when you’ve made a mistake
Teacher and parent discussion materials on these topics are included in the back of the book.
When Punk realizes his teasing isn’t funny, will he be able to do what it takes to get his friends back, or will it be too late?
Buy Punk the Skunk Learns to Say Sorry to see if this prankster can become a peacemaker today!
Un libro ilustrado sobre cómo manejar la ira utilizando estrategias para calmarse. Para niños de edades 3-7.
Pedro el Puercoespín tenía un MAL GENIO.
Los amigos de Pedro tienen que agacharse cuando su cara se pone roja y comienza a temblar.
Ellos saben lo que va a ocurrir y no quieren ser lastimados por una de sus púas del mal genio.
Pero Pedro no le gusta poner sus amigos en peligro y cuando sus púas disparan y causan problemas en su casa, él decide que debe cambiar. ¿Pero cómo?
¡Lée ¿Puede Pedro el Puercoespín controlar su mal genio? hoy a tus pequeños para ayudarles a como navegar sus emociones grandes!
★ English version: Can Quilliam Learn to Control His Temper, from the Punk and Friends Learn Social Skills series ★
Buy both versions and compare to help students improve their Spanish and English skills.
Little children have BIG emotions. It helps when they can learn to navigate those strong feelings.
Quilliam the Porcupine has a very BAD TEMPER.
Quilliam’s friends have to duck whenever he gets red in the face and starts to shake. They know what’s about to happen, and they don’t want to be hit by one of his angry quills.
But Quilliam doesn’t like putting his friends in danger, and when his shooting quills cause problems at home, he decides that it’s time to change. But how?
Parents, counselors, and teachers love that the valuable life lessons in the Punk and Friends Learn Social Skills books are taught in such a fun way, kids don’t even realize they’re learning.
"There’s no lecture here, just a funny story that kids can relate to."
This book is geared toward children from preschool to second grade, ages 3-7.
It’s never too early to talk about important social skills. A list of coping strategies, as well as teacher and parent discussion materials on these topics, are included in the back of the of the book:
Coping with anger
Being a true friend
Practicing your favorite coping skills so they come naturally when needed
Recognizing when you need to change
Helping others who are struggling with strong emotions
Can Quilliam control his temper before someone gets hurt, or will his quills continue to cause chaos?
Read Can Quilliam Learn to Control His Temper to help your little ones learn to navigate their BIG emotions TODAY!
If you think Sage was excited to get a pet unicorn, wait until she discovers her mom's magical little secret.
When Sage’s dog, Daisy, spills Fizzle Flakes on herself and turns into a unicorn, Sage is excited. But her mom is worried.
The Fizzle Flakes are now gone, but Sage's mom needs them to become tiny and get wings. She’s a part-time tooth fairy.
Sage and her mom embark on a magical journey to Fizzle Valley to get more flakes, but the mischievous pixies will do everything in their power to stop them.
For ages 4-8, preschool to 2nd grade. This story is a great transition from picture books to chapter books as it gets children interested in storyline, plot, conflict, and resolution.
My Mom the Fairy, Book 2 in the Fizzle Fun series, is full of fun and adventure. Unicorns, Magic, and Slime, Oh My! is book 1 in the series—both are stand-alone books.
Will Sage be able to outsmart the pixies and get more Fizzle Flakes, or will the pixies prevail?
Buy My Mom the Fairy today to join Sage, her unicorn Daisy, and her mom the fairy on the quest of a lifetime to help save the fairy dreams of children all over town.
Bathtime is a fun adventure when you have a vivid imagination and a tub full of bubbles!
"SUNDAY, I'm a SAILOR with a ship to rule the waves. My quest today is simple--search for treasure in the caves." What will Fred be on MONDAY?
When it's time to go to sleep, will Fred's bedtime routine help him settle down?
Using alliteration and written in rhyme, this bedtime book teaches the DAYS OF THE WEEK and the importance of HYGIENE in an imaginative story your kids will want to read again and again. FOR AGES 2-7.
Perfect for teaching imaginative play to girls and boys using bubbles.
Includes a GET-READY-FOR-BED/HYGIENE CHART in the back of the book to reduce bedtime stress.
Imagination and sweet dreams are coming your way. Promote restful sleep with your copy today!
Want to teach children about hard work and dedication?
Get help with this growth mindset story focusing on becoming the best version of yourself by:
- Working hard to achieve a goal
- Not comparing yourself to others
- Focusing on your unique talents and abilities
- Viewing challenges as opportunities
- Not giving up
- Improving self-confidence and loving who you are
Instead of being discouraged, Sloan decides to focus on what he is good at and work hard towards his goal. Will he stick to it until he accomplishes something amazing?
A self-worth story for children aged 3 to 8, preschool to 2nd grade.
Includes self-esteem boosting activities for children using positive self-talk and affirmations such as:
- I am loved
- I am important
- I can handle hard things
- I am strong
- I can work hard
It's never too early to teach children to work hard to accomplish their goals. Parent and teacher discussion materials on improving self-worth and having a growth mindset are included in the back of the book.
What happens when Sloan shows his friends the wonderful things that can happen with dedication and hard work?
Read Sloan the Sloth Loves Being Different today to see what can be accomplished by not giving up.