Book Spotlight: Once Upon a Times

Title: Once Upon a Times | Author: Alan Hilfiker | Illustrator: The-Chiang Lim | Genre: Chapter Book | Publisher: Mascot Kids | Release Date: February 2023

Book Description: In this delightful and whimsical collection of short stories for children, Once Upon a Times seizes upon the classical tradition of the fairy tale and brings a fresh, new take to familiar themes. Filled with simple but stunning full-color illustrations that sync perfectly with the unique spin on fable tropes, this volume is sure to have a permanent place on any bookshelf.

Meet the Author: Alan Hilfiker has three children and nine grandchildren. He has spent a lifetime creating all sorts of stories and poems. Early on, he was inspired by Watty Piper’s The Little Engine That Could and Holling Clancy Holling’s Paddle-to-the-Sea. Later, by his English courses at University of Rochester. In sharing these stories, he hopes children will be inspired to read, to write, and to create.

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