THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF JIMMY CRIKEY: Worlds Beneath And Above The Stars by Wallace E. Briggs


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Book Details:
 
Book TitleTHE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF JIMMY CRIKEY: Worlds Beneath And Above The Stars by Wallace E. Briggs
CategoryMiddle-Grade Fiction (Ages 8-12),  302 pages
Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy
PublisherIndependent
Release date:   June 2020
Content RatingG.

Book Description:

Do you want to know a secret? Beneath the very ground on which you walk and beyond the stars above your head, are more worlds than you could ever dream of. There are monsters. Be afraid. Magic, wielded by witches and sorcerers. Epic adventures in worlds far across the ocean. And fearsome weapons which threaten to destroy everything.

Jimmy Crikey is a brave soul who faces some pretty scary challenges. Solving mysteries and averting mayhem, his incredible courage allows him to free up his abilities to shine and rise above every challenge in his path, on his way to discoveringwhy he looks so very strange. With a bright red mop of unruly hair, big blue eyes, a small snub nose, pointed ears and enormous feet, poor Jimmy is ridiculed by the neighborhood children and runs away in search of a world where he fits in. Following a midnight flight through the forest, he stumbles into a lost, underground world called Roombelow and magic, adventure, danger and excitement await. From the little lady who lives at the bottom of a well, a starship that wants to take him home, trolls, little people, traders and diamonite stealers to water sprites, witches, helpful dolphins, and interplanetary warfare, Jimmy learns the biggest lessons of his life.

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Meet the Author:

My formative years were experienced in and around Durham City. Married in 1964 to a girl I first met at the age of eleven, Pat and I spent many happy years in the North East before employment almost took us off to emigrate to Jo'berg, South Africa but plans were changed in the final weeks and instead the company moved me to Sussex.

After more than twenty years in Sussex, then Hampshire, employment was again responsible for the move to beautiful rural Lancashire. Jimmy Crikey was born one rainy day, many years ago, during a family holiday in Great Yarmouth, to entertain my son and his new found friends for an hour or so. The story expanded over the following wet afternoons in the cramped confines of a beach tent, and more and more adventures were required to keep the children entertained. Many years later I decided to commit to the written word.

Now retired I look forward to sharing The Amazing Adventures of Jimmy Crikey with a wider audience. These began as several short, twenty minute duration, stories but after an encouraging review from a major Publisher I brought them together in this offering and hope they will bring a sense of wonder and enjoyment to another generation.


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Tour Schedule:

Feb 1 – Working Mommy Journal – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 1 - Rockin' Book Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 2 – Character Madness and Musings – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 3 – Lisa's Reading – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 5 – Books, Tea, Healthy Me – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 8 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Feb 10 – Cover Lover Book Review – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Feb 11 – Books for Books – book spotlight
Feb 12 –Splashes of Joy  - book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Feb 15 – Book Corner News and Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 16 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 17 – Stephanie Jane – book spotlight / giveaway
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Feb 19 - Laura's Interests – book spotlight / giveaway
 

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Comments

  1. Hello Laura, many thanks for hosting the last in this series of book tours for The Amazing Adventures of Jimmy Crikey. Thie children's/VYA story has received some great Amazon reviews but needed greater market exposure. In the meanwhile OutFox Kids are in process of production of trailer is the audio version to be released on Amazon in a month or two - their first chapter available to view at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dymLu_qeve4&t=199s&pbjreload=101

    Any and all comments please!

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