BOOK REVIEW - In the Nick of Time by DeeDee Cummings
Check out the first in this series - In the Nick of Time
Book Title: In the Nick of Time Too by Deedee Cummings/illustrated by Charlene Mosley
Category: Children's Fiction (Ages 3-7), 40 pages
Genre: Children/ Holiday (Kids older than 7 will love this too.)
Publisher: Make A Way Media
Release date: November 2022
Content Rating: G. Children's Holiday Book.
Nick Saint and his best friend, Cooper, reunite in this warm holiday story about the magic of Christmas. A surprise visit leads to a journey of self-discovery and a deeper understanding of the true meaning of the holiday spirit. Nick and Cooper receive a charge to spread kindness and hope in their everyday lives. Will Cooper listen to his friend and help Nick save the day again? Will you also be moved to action and accept Santa’s challenge to spread kindness wherever you go?
Children of all ages and backgrounds will be inspired by this story and will understand that love, hope, kindness, and Christmas miracles come to us in many shapes and all colors.
In the Nick of Time is a perfect read for the Christmas holiday. It is timely, as we can all use a reminder this time of year to slow down and not get so caught up in the details that we lose sight of what the meaning of the holiday is. The message in this book serves as a reminder that the holidays are more about giving than receiving. It helps children to learn to be grateful for what they have, humble, and sharing the love
This book is perfect for adults and children alike. This story is beautifully illustrated and written. It is easy to read, full of vibrant colors and whimsy. The story is engaging and grounded in how children think about the world. This book is delightful and will keep your little reader wanting more. This book is the perfect addition to your reading routine while teaching us the lesson of giving.
A Timely Tale about a Little Brown Boy who Saves Christmas. Nick Saint never really put a lot of thought into his name until one snowy day in December when he accidentally receives a letter meant for Saint Nick. Realizing there is not much time left until Christmas, Nick opens the letter. The unexpected message inside ultimately leads him on a journey of understanding poverty, gratitude, and service to others while discovering the real meaning of the holiday spirit.
Deedee is a professional dreamer. She is also an author, therapist, attorney, and mom from Louisville, Kentucky. The books she writes focus on hope, diversity, social justice, and therapeutic skills for children and adults. Her work has been featured in HuffPost, Forbes, NPR, USA Today, Essence Magazine, Psych Central, Well+Good, and The EveryGirl, among other media outlets. Deedee is also the founder of Make A Way Media and The Louisville Book Festival. She believes literacy is a fundamental human right. Her work highlights inspiring messages that remind us all it is never too late to begin again. Cummings founded Make A Way Media in 2014 after struggling to find books with characters who looked like her own children and an extreme lack of stories that reflected their life experiences. Follow Deedee on Instagram for fun and informative updates as she continues to chase her dreams and bring them to life.
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