Monday, December 16, 2013

Pump Up Your Book A Christmas Kindness Virtual Book Tour

Join C.C. Gevry, author of the first chapter reader, A Christmas Kindness,  as she tours the blogosphere December 2 – 23, 2013 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book!


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Title: A Christmas Kindness
Genre: First chapter reader
Author: Cheryl Malandrinos
Publisher: 4RV Publishing
Pages: 24
Language: English
ISBN – 978-0985266141

Eight-year-old Robert is eager to share his wish list with Santa at the mall on Christmas Eve. When he meets Glenn, who has only one request for Santa, Robert is confused over what he should do. Can he cast aside what he wants and ask Santa to bring his new friend a special gift?

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Cheryl Malandrinos
C.C Gevry is the pen name for children’s author Cheryl C. Malandrinos. A Christmas Kindness is her first book with 4RV Publishing. She is a member of the SCBWI. Ms. Gevry resides in Massachusetts with her husband and two young children. She also has a son who is married. Visit her online at

 My Review: 

I had my boys attention as I read this book to them. They are ages 6 and 8, and really looking forward to Christmas.
They asked questions as we read along, and looked at the brightly colored illustrations. They started talking about the endless list of things they are asking for this year. When Robert was in line with the girl in front of him, they were not interested in what she wanted. Typical for them!
They started to get the real meaning of the story and the Christmas season when Glenn with the holey sneakers was in line behind Robert. Wow, his brother was sick, and may not live??
They were impressed with what Robert did, and gave a great deal of thought to what they would have done. They even wanted to give Glenn some of their money from their piggy bank.
This book has a great story and a very timely message. Now they are looking at what they can do for others this coming holiday.

I received this book through Pump Your Book Virtual Book Tours, and was not required to give a positive review.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the lovely review of my latest book. I'm so glad you all enjoyed it. Wishing you and your readers a blessed holiday season.


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