Category Archives: eBook

Thank you to MamaBuys for including my Manners Books!

Delighted to discover that several of my books have been included on the Mamabuys Blog about Learning Manners,Good Habits and About Life.

Mamabuys – Books About Manners and Life

Learning Manners, Good Habits and About Life

 

A wonderful way to teach kids to say please and thank you written in rhyme by award winning author Sherrill S. Cannon

The perfect antidote to children who whine. Yet another cleverly written book in rhyme by award winning author Sherrill S. Cannon

A true super hero of children that they can relate to and learn from written in rhyme by award winning author Sherrill S. Cannon

The bear family discovers that there is no such thing as monsters on a stormy day, much to everyone’s relief.

Centered on the life of a man and a tree running parallel is a great introduction to time, mortality and change. A classic that is a must have

A little tale about contentment written in rhyme by the popular  author Julia Donaldson

A fabulous way to talk to children about treating others and about being a ‘good person’ written in rhyme by award winning author Sherrill S. Cannon

A timeless story retold in simple language and vivid pictures.

A question often asked, but a concept difficult to explain, time is brilliantly explained using a child’s birthday party as the focus.

About two friends on a stormy day, being clumsy,getting angry and then making up. A simple story packed with emotions and beautiful illustrations.

About a greedy and selfish bully named Jimmy who transformed into a selfless and caring boy after his hand grew enormous as a result of constantly seeking more for himself. Another clever story in rhyme by award winning author Sherrill S. Cannon

Top Amazon Reviewer gives Manner-Man 5 Stars!

Winner of 10 Awards

Thanks so much to Gisela Hausmann for her awesome 5-star review for Manner-Man!

on August 30, 2017

“Manner-man” is a fabulous book. As I read the book I thought that it is much more needed than when I was a child. In the 21st century, bullying has become a societal problem. Many parents wonder how to cope with it and how to protect their children.

Of course, like everything in life, bullying starts small. A toy is taken away, somebody is getting punched…

In her book Sherrill S. Cannon’s protagonist is encouraged to find a “solution” how to deal with this problem himself.

Here is why Cannon’s “approach” is brilliant. Not only does her protagonist learn (1) to “stand up”, (2) encourage others, thereby also (3) empowering others, he also learns to call “Manner-Man.” (Manner-Man is a super hero – in a golden suit with a huge blue “M” for Manner-Man on his chest.)

Cleverly, Sherrill Cannon rolls many elements into one super hero concept:

• Manner-Man is a cool super hero who looks for helpers (like Batman had his Robin)
• Standing up is a virtue
• everybody is working on bettering their society
• Calling “Manner-Man’ is empowering as well as liberating.

In essence it’s a double-coolness factor story. The bad guys are just bullies. They don’t empower anybody and no super hero shows up to support them.

Perfect for at home and in the classroom!
5 stars,
Gisela Hausmann, author & blogger

PS: I also appreciated that Sherrill Cannon featured boy-bullies and girl-bullies. Sadly, we learn that both genders bully others. It’s time to put a stop to that.

 

Another Lovely 5-Star Review for My Little Angel

Thanks so much to Brenda Chaput for her great review of My Little Angel...

Pinnacle Achievement Award Winner

 5.0 out of 5 stars

on August 29, 2017
My Little Angel by Sherrill Cannon is SWEET. I enjoyed the rhythm of this little angel book. It’s moral poetry. Small children love reciting verses that flow. Within these verses is values needed to instill safety, good manners, respect for parents and obedience to the law. Things that give children structure. The illustrations are fun to view. They’re bright and cheery. This is always a focusing point with small kids. But more than anything else, this little angel book teaches small children to follow right thinking. A real thumbs up, a five star for sure, and better than any toy. Quality. (All of Sherrill’s children books are listed in the back of My Little Angel) Handy.

Kalpart is an Awesome Illustrator

Fun to see this from Kalpart, my awesome illustrator, since many of my characters are included… Kalpart has illustrated all nine of my award-winning children’s books!

Kalpart Illustrations

How many characters can you find?

I found Manner-Man, Elisabeth from The Magic Word, Gimme-Jimmy, Santa’s Birthday Gift, and little Addie, who is my CureJM Jr. Reviewer and is one of my classroom kids in several books!!

The CureJM Fundraiser Website Updated!

I’m happy to report that the CureJM Fundraiser website, http://sbpra.com/curejm has been updated and my newest, My Little Angel, is now available as well.

As posted often:  Please remember that everyone can help by getting great books for kids and grandkids (and their friends) and support CureJM – Juvenile Myositis, an incurable children’s disease – at the same time! Please visit the on-going CureJM Fundraiser at http://sbpra.com/curejm where 50% of the cost of my award-winning children’s books goes to the CureJM Foundation. The names of many JM kids are included in my newly released 2017 book, “My Little Angel“.  Please help us find a cure for kids like Addie, Alyssa, Brookelyn, Cassie, Daisy, Dmitri, Eldon, Emma, Jaden, Kinser,Tristan, Zayden and all the other JM kids – and the many adults who also have this horrible disease!!!

Let’s help children learn to bring about a world where people treat others the way they themselves would like to be treated…

 

My Little Angel has a Lovely Review from Reader Views

Pinnacle Achievement Award Winner

Thank you Willow Cramer (age 7) for the lovely review of My Little Angel, and to Willow’s Dad for the additional insight!

My Little Angel Sherrill S. Cannon Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency, LLC (2017) ISBN 9781681819471 Reviewed by Willow Cramer (Age 7) for Reader Views Kids (7/17)

“My Little Angel” by Sherrill S. Cannon is about a little angel who is always on a girl’s shoulder. At night she sleeps on the girl’s head. The angel cared for the little girl too. What I liked most about this story is that there’s always an angel beside the little girl. I liked that there were no bad guys in the book, and that it was easy to read. I really liked the art and one day I know I can draw this well. My favorite is the page when she’s in the car because her head is bigger than her body. It makes me laugh. There was nothing in the book I didn’t like, but it was too easy for me to read and I have other books that are similar. I would recommend this book to younger kids like my brother because it’s not for kids my age. It’s too easy for me to read. Like the girl in this book, I feel I have an angel with me too who gives me good ideas. I feel like Jesus gave her to me.

Dad’s Comments This is a book that my daughter did not have a lot to say about because it was a very simple-to-read book. This is a book that she does read on occasion. Even after completing her review and despite her comments about being easy to read, I feel she really enjoys reading it. I like when books end with questions and activities. In this book, I didn’t notice them at first (since they come after the acknowledgements section), but now that I see them, I’m glad they are there. The author hid her other book covers throughout the book, so there’s a “Where’s Waldo” like mini-game. Additionally, she offers “What” and “Now What?” questions about the book and ends with questions the reader can use to apply some of the important concepts from the book (wearing a seatbelt, staying close to a parent, pet ownership, etc.). It is nice, too, that 50% of the cost of the author’s books is used to help find a cure for Juvenile Myositis, an incurable autoimmune disease. I’d never even heard of this before reviewing this book with my daughter, so I’m glad to have had the opportunity to learn about this through the author’s efforts. Overall, I recommend “My Little Angel” by Sherrill S. Cannon as a good book with a good lesson.

(Author’s note:  Willow, at age 7, is quite astute and obviously a good reader!  The book is actually best for ages 3-7…)