Monday, September 24, 2018

Gregory, Sammy, and a fun Halloween Ride!

Please welcome Gregory Green and Sammy!


Gregory: Are you a cat?

*Sammy looks over his furry shoulder at his tail*

Sammy: No. I’m a teddy bear.

Gregory: Then why are you such a scaredy cat? You were even frightened of a cloud! *giggles*

*Sammy crosses his arms* Sammy: Hey, you were scared, too.

Gregory: I was not!

Sammy: Then I wasn’t, neither.

*Gregory sighs* Gregory: Okay, so how are you a walking, talking teddy bear?

Sammy: It’s a secret. My secret.

Gregory: Come on. I’m your pal!

*Sammy shakes his head* Sammy: Stay out of my business.

Gregory: You don’t have any business.

Sammy: I have some business.

*Hanging on to each other, they laugh*

Gregory: Okay. How many people know you can talk?

Sammy: Well, you, our parents, and our friends at school. I only talk to adults in special cases.

Gregory: Do bears eat nuts? You filled your candy bucket full chestnuts from that tree where we found the witch's broom.

Sammy: I’m a different kind of bear. I can eat anything I want. Like CANDY!!!!

Gregory: What’s your favorite candy?

Sammy: Gummy bears!

Gregory: Why did you want to dress up as a pumpkin?

Sammy: Because Mom made the costume for you when you were little, and I wanted to make her happy.

Gregory: Are you going to wear it next year?

Sammy: That’s another one of my secrets. *winks*


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BLURB: One Halloween night, Gregory and his teddy bear Sammy go trick-or-treating, hoping for lots and lots of candy. But Sammy is scared of everything and is constantly asking, “What’s that?” Gregory gets annoyed until one of those things turns out to be a flying broomstick. And this broom wants them to go for a ride. Where will it take them? 

*Story picture book Ages 4-8.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: 
Elaine Kaye is the author of A Gregory Green Adventure series. She first created Gregory Green after her son, who loved her homemade pea soup.
Kaye has worked as a library assistant and teacher's assistant in elementary schools in the Sunshine State. She currently lives in Florida, but she has called Michigan; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Okinawa, Japan home.
She is a grandmother of three boys.



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32 comments:

  1. This sure was a good post and with Halloween just around the corner very apt.

    Have a good weeek Diane.

    Yvonne.

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  2. A magic broom makes for a Halloween to remember! Great cover, too.

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  3. Congrats to Elaine on her latest release. Cute cover :)

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  4. Gummy bears - funny!
    Congratulations, Elaine.

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  5. Sounds like a fun story. Congrats to Elaine!

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  6. Congrats to you, Elaine! Cute stories. Wishing you much success.

    Diane, thanks for spotlighting Elaine's books. Enjoy your week!

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  7. Hi Diane - Elaine's stories look like so much fun to read - and the Halloween Ride is just so appropriate now ... cheers Hilary

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  8. Thank you for having me, Gregory, and Sammy on your blog, L. Diane!

    @Yvonne, I'm glad you enjoyed the post.

    @Elizabeth, thank you!

    @The Cynical Sailor, thank you!

    @Alex, I was hoping someone would catch that. :)

    @Natalie, thank you!

    @Karen, thanks for visiting and commenting!

    @Hilary, I couldn't pass up the chance to do a Halloween story.

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  9. Congratulations! It sounds adorable.

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  10. haha gummy bears, nicely done.

    Congrats!

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  11. How cute. Although, gummy bears... Ick. He can't like another candy?

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  12. Looks like something young ones would love;)

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  13. Such a fun story. Congratulations Elaine!

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  14. Cute conversation between Gregory and Sammy! Nice to see Elaine's book featured here.

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  15. @H.R. thank you!

    @Pat, I chuckled when I came up with that, too. :)

    @Liz, haha He loves all candy, but gummy bears aren't real. ;)

    @Sandra, thank you. I hope so.

    @Mason, thank you!

    @Sherry, thank you! I got a few lines from a conversation my grandsons had when they were much younger.

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  16. Hi Diane! Thank you so much for having my mom on your blog for her first official tour. (Before now we did blog hops.) We appreciate your support. :)

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  17. People still eat pea soup? Hmm.

    Cute covers.

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  18. Endearing books. Congratulations, Elaine!

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  19. Hehehe...so the bear likes to eat other bears...

    Cute exchange. :)

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  20. @Deborah, Oh yes! I eat pea soup a lot and so does my daughter. There are a lot of good recipes out there.

    @Rawknrobyn, thank you!

    @Loni, kind of. haha At least in gummy form.

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  21. Loved that post Diane. Wish I had some kids to share such books with.

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  22. I can still remember being curious about this type of stuff when I was little, so creatively written. You've written enough to stir the mind.

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  23. Chrys, you're welcome.

    I love pea soup and have a great recipe for a vegan version.

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  24. I heard this in a child's voice so you know that's good writing. I also love knowing it was inspired by Elaine's children's pumpkin costume. Too adorable!

    Elsie

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  25. @Jo, thank you for visiting!

    @Kim, thanks!

    @Spacer Guy, I'm glad to hear that. Thanks!

    @Elsie, that makes me very happy. I imagined my grandsons having this convo. :)

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  26. Looks like this is the perfect time of year for this read! :)
    ~Jess

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  27. Elaine's books sound adorable. I hope she has a lot of success with this series.

    Heh-heh. Gummy bears... cute.

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  28. Gummy bears... ha ha ha.

    Fun post. Cool books.

    Thanks for sharing!

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  29. Nice giveaway.
    'Why are you a scaredy cat?' Heh.

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  30. Congratulations! Such fun, writing for children! Great accomplishment!

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