April 20, 2016 – PRLog — The half-tree, half-human beings lived a secret existence deep in the old growth forest. Until now. When 11-year old Daisy Castillo discovers a plot to destroy the forest, she tries to halt the approaching evil while keeping these magical creatures from being discovered. But danger waits in every shadow. For if these corrupt men succeed, the Forest People will die. A few surprises are in store, as some unknown and undiscovered friendships hold the key to her success. Fate hangs in the balance as Daisy faces her deepest fears, including heartbreak from the past, to rise up against all odds.
Suspenseful, mysterious, and full of danger, Forest Secrets captures the enchantment of nature and the power of friendship in this classic tale of good vs. evil.
Available free from April 22 – April 26 in honor of Earth Day from Amazon http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692510990
Praise for Forest Secrets
“If you’re looking for a great read for your child, this is a perfect story that can really teach your children about nature, wildlife preservation, and endangered species.”
“A Five Star Adventure!”
“A Beautiful Story that Hints of a Hidden World All Around Us”
“From the prologue it will have you hooked and wanting to know more.”
“Forest Secrets is perfect for students to read independently in grades 4-8. Teachers could easily use this book as an interactive read aloud to encourage predecting and inferring.”
“A classic tale of good against evil, it uses magical forest creatures half-human, half-tree, to touch on the sensitive subject of deforestation.”
About the Author
Laurie Woodward is a fifth-grade school teacher and the author of the fantasy book Artania: The Pharaohs’ Cry. She also co-authored the award-winning book titled Dean & JoJo: The Dolphin Legacy(soon to be released as a film-featured biopic on the Discovery Channel’s Animal Planet) with dolphin naturalist Dean Bernal and she was a collaborator on the Dean and JoJo anti-bullying DVD,Resolutions.
In addition to writing, Laurie is an award winning peace consultant who helps educators teach children how to stop bullying, avoid arguments, and maintain healthy friendships. Laurie writes her novels in the coastal towns of California. Learn more by visiting http://www.artania.net.