Guess what?! I won a gold medal from the prestigious Gelett Burgess Awards!!! My book “What Do You Use to Help Your Body?: Maggie Explores the World of Disabilities” won under the category of illness, bereavement and disability. I can’t describe how honored I am! WOW! WOW! WOW!
“Snow White’s Seven Patches: A Vitiligo Fairy Tale” is my eighth book, and third in the Fairy Ability Tales series. This is the FIRST fairy tale in HISTORY featuring a Princess with the skin condition of vitiligo.
PICTURE BOOK PLOT: “Snow White’s Seven Patches: A Vitiligo Fairy Tale” is a modern-day story with the classical theme of good conquering evil. You’ll find the age-old ingredients of a magic mirror, poisonous apple, dwarfs, and romance here. However, this adaptation includes a vain mother who’s so clouded by beauty myths that she keeps her own daughter a secret, while plagiarizing the workings of her mind. Everything falls apart when the good mirror finally speaks the truth!
I was graciously invited as an on-air guest for “It’s Story Time: An International Children’s Reading Show”. I read “The Princess and the Ruby: An Autism Fairy Tale” live and aloud!
Yes, you read that correctly. Your favorite reality-series comic strip character now has a book out by Marvelous Spirit Press! “DitzAbled Princess: A Comical Diary” is a hybrid of a comic strip collection meets a graphic novel layout. You can purchase the book at many fine online retailers. Don’t miss out on the laugh(s)! Art and design of the book are by, Katarina Andriopoulos.
A Mysterious Girl Puts the Future of a Kingdom in the Balance!
One icy-cold winter night, everything changes: a young girl shows up at the king and new queen’s castle doorstep wearing little more than a purple jacket and carrying a black pouch. The king recognizes the mystery girl’s identity as the long-lost princess without her uttering even a single word. However, the new queen refuses to believe the king’s claims. In turn, a devious plan is hatched… and, the results are quite fitting!
- This new twist on Hans Christen Andersen’s The Princess and the Pea is surely to be loved by all fairy tale enthusiasts.
- The Princess and the Ruby: An Autism Fairy Tale adds to much-needed age-appropriate literature for girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
- Both fun and education are cleverly weaved in this magical tale, teaching children to be comfortable in their own skin and to respect the differences of others.
Acclaim for The Princess and the Ruby
“As someone who has a couple of friends with Autistic kids, I understand the challenges these families have. This modern day twist on The Princess and the Pea not only shows how others judge something they do not understand, but how someone with Autism can see, feel and do things one might not expect.”
–V.S. Grenier, Mom’s Choice Silver Honoree and award-winning author
“The Princess and the Ruby is a heartwarming narrative; a tale that beautifully depicts several unique characterizations of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Jewel Kats has refreshingly shed light upon a daily struggle to redefine ‘normalized behaviors’, in an admirable effort to gain societal acceptance and respect.”
–Vanessa De Castro, Primary Residential Counselor with Autistic Youth
Book #2 in the Fairy Ability Tales from Loving Healing Press
JUV039150 Juvenile Fiction : Social Issues – Special Needs
EDU026020 Education : Special Education – Learning Disabilities
EDU026050 Education : Special Education – Social Disabilities
Cinderella’s Magical Wheelchair by award winning author Jewel Kats & illustrated by Richa Kinra. In a Kingdom far, far away lives Cinderella. As expected, she slaves away for her cranky sisters and step-mother. She would dearly love to attend the Royal costume ball and meet the Prince, but her family is totally dead set against it. In fact, they have gone so far as to trash her wheelchair!
Teddy Bear Princess is a magical story for all times!
Unlike other fairy tales, the concepts of sharing and caring are seamlessly woven together. Teddy Bear Princess is a sweet, plush Royalty figure who deeply values her friendship with unicorn, Zumba. Luxury may be at her fingertips, but it’s Zumba whom she holds nearest and dearest. Together, this duo flies sky-high in their quests to give. Teddy Bear Princess is sure to delight children and fantasy-enthusiasts time-and-time again.
- Teddy Bear Princess illustrates that material goods can never replace a meaningful friendship.
- Despite being Royalty, Teddy Bear Princess works hard to find berries in castle fields. This instills the value of depending on your sheer efforts to succeed.
- Teddy Bear Princess and Zumba not only receive joy amidst their travels, but partake in pleasure by sharing found goods with unicorns in need.
“Teddy Bear Princess highlights friendship and sharing while taking the reader on a fun, uplifting adventure. Although the story is a quick read, I found it created a sense of peace and enjoyment for me. The perfect bedtime story to relax into dreamland with!”
–Robin Marvel, author of Awakening Consciousness: A Girl’s Guide!
“The Teddy Bear Princess is a sweet bedtime story for any little girl. This story has everything little girls love from frilly dresses to a best friend who flies. The story leaves the subtle message that the key to a beautiful life is giving of yourself.”
–Shellie-Braeuner, author The Great Dog Wash
“Another wonderful book by author Jewel Kats. The simple text is perfect for beginning readers. The story itself is simple and a wonderful read when putting your little princess down at nap or bedtime. The illustrations only add to this delightful story book”
–VS Grenier, Award-winning author of Babysitting SugarPaw
JUV504000 Juvenile Fiction : Bedtime Stories
JUV039060 Juvenile Fiction : Social Issues – Friendship
JUV037000 Juvenile Fiction : Fantasy and Magic
White-and-black word searches are SO yesteryear.
Where’s the jazz in that? Divas don’t play that game. We demand more. Finally, finally, finally there’s a word search book for us. Think: glamorous. Think: to-die-for fashion shots. Think: unusual shapes. It’s time to say tah-tah to oh-so-blah puzzle books. And, say hellooo to: WORD SEARCH DIVAS!
About The Author
Jewel Kats, 32, is a Diva with a closet stuffed with fashion accessories. Despite chaos, Jewel manages to work her chic tail off. She’s authored three children’s books for Loving Healing Press. For six years, she penned a syndicated advice column for Scripps Howard News Service and TorStar Syndication Service. She’s won $20,000 in scholarships from Global Television and women’s publisher, Harlequin Enterprises. Jewel also interned at Entertainment Tonight Canada. So what’s got her through all this? Why, red lipstick, of course!
|Word Search Divas
By Jewel Kats & A. Borgolotto
Marvelous Spirit Press
White-and-black word searches are SO yesteryear. Where’s the jazz in that? Divas don’t play that game. We demand more. Finally, finally, finally there’s a word search book for us. Think: glamorous. Think: to-die-for fashion shots. Think: unusual shapes. It’s time to say tah-tah to oh-so-blah puzzle books. And, say hellooo to: WORD SEARCH DIVAS!
Release Date: October 17
Here’s just a DIVAlicious taste…
Join Cinderella in a World Where Anything is Possible!
In a Kingdom far, far away lives Cinderella. As expected, she slaves away for her cranky sisters and step-mother. She would dearly love to attend the Royal costume ball and meet the Prince, but her family is totally dead set against it. In fact, they have gone so far as to trash her wheelchair! An unexpected magical endowment to her wheelchair begins a truly enchanted evening and a dance with the Prince. Can true love be far behind?
- This fairy tale demonstrates people with disabilities can overcome abuse
- Children with disabilities finally have a Cinderella story they can identify with
- In this version, Cinderella uses her own abilities to build a new future for herself
- The connection Cinderella and the Prince share illustrates love surges past mutual attraction
Acclaim for Cinderella’s Magical Wheelchair
“An inspiring and exciting read for children of all ages and abilities. Finally here is a book which shows that wheelchair-mobile children can achieve anything. A clever, modern twist on this traditional and much loved story.”
–Joanne Smith, TV Producer, Terry Fox Hall of Fame inductee, Gemini Award winner
“This strength-based present day Cinderella story reminds readers that everyone, including someone with a physical challenge, can have the experiences and relationships they hope to have. This Cinderella found that ‘success was of her own making’. A must have for every school library and therapy office.”
–Theresa Fraser, M.A., Child Psychotherapist and Play Therapist, author of: Billy Had To Move
“A wonderful, upbeat, modernized version of a familiar fairy tale. Cinderella’s physical disability is taken in stride, and life goes on regardless. I loved it!”
–Dr. Laurie Zelinger, Child Psychologist, author Please Explain Anxiety to Me
“A magnificent modern-day Cinderella story teaching children of all ages–about creating one’s own success, happiness, and positive self-image while embracing life’s challenges.”
–Sherry Jones Mayo, RN, EMTP, NCCN, author Confessions of a Trauma Junkie
From the Growing With Love Series at Loving Healing Press
JUVENILE FICTION: SOCIAL ISSUES – SPECIAL NEEDS