Sunday, December 30, 2012

Sunday Salon: The Adventures of Charlie Bubbles

main-hot-chocolateIt’s hard to believe another week has come and gone bringing us back to Sunday Salon once again. And this will be our last Sunday Salon of 2012.

I hope during this past year you have found lots of new books for your reading pleasure, as well as numerous ones to share with others. For my last Sunday Salon of 2012 I’d like to share a charming children’s book with you. The book is recommended for youngsters in pre-k through fourth grade, but will appeal to the child in all of us.

coverTHE ADVENTURES OF CHARLIE BUBBLES transports youngsters on a magical adventure and teaches about friendship along the way.

Charlie blows a large bubble that encircles him and the winds pushes him out the window thus beginning his fascinating adventure. When the bubble deposits Charlie back to the ground, he finds his is lost and begins searching for home.

Along the way he encounters Paulie Pumpkin, who is really a scared little squirrel hiding inside a pumpkin. The pair soon come upon Teddy Hiccup, a discarded teddy bear with the hiccups.

The trio forms a bond of friendship. When they are faced with angry bees, Charlie’s new friends help out as he makes his way home.

Author Paul Carafotes has created a delightful story that demonstrates the strength of friendship. He takes youngsters on a magical journey where they learn while having fun. 

The beautiful illustrations by Jeff Vernon will draw youngsters attention to the story. The vivid and creative drawings will hold them spellbound as the adventure unfolds.

THE ADVENTURES OF CHARLIE BUBBLES will make a charming addition to a youngster’s library. This is an enchanting story for anytime of day, but will take youngsters’ imagination on an amazing adventure at bedtime.

Author Paul Carafotes’ website is

The Adventures of Charlie Bubbles by Paul Carafotes, Illustrated by Jeff Vernon, Createspace, @2012, ISBN: 978-1480263345, Paperback, 30 Pages

FTC Full Disclosure - I requested this book and it was sent to me by the author in hopes I would review it. However, receiving the complimentary copy did not influence my review.
Thanks everyone for visiting today. Hope you’ve had a great year and enjoyed the Sunday Salons. What intriguing books have you found this year that you’ve shared with others? Any one book stand out above the rest?


  1. Mason - Thanks for sharing this one with us. I love it when a children's book is appealing to a wider audience and this one looks as though it is. And just from the cover I can see that the artwork's appealing.

  2. Happy New Year to you. I have read some lovely books this year, and am currently reading the Blackbird Sisters Mysteries, which are always a great lighthearted, mystery read.

  3. Oops, forgot to give the name of the author. The Blackbird Sisters Mysteries is by Nancy Martin. I'm reading the second one - Dead Girls don;t Wear Diamonds.


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