Farmer Brown’s favorite little calf, Corey, is an adventerous little calf who loves to please his owner. Upon hearing the farmer is about to choose the best calf on his farm, Corey will do whatever it takes to be sure he’s the chosen one. Sadly, when he’s given the task, he comes up short. Unbeknownst to Corey and the other calves, Farmer Brown isn’t looking for the same results as everyone else.
Corey the Calf was released on January 1, 2014. Both books have already been met with acclaim, receiving 5-star reviews from parents on Amazon, describing the illustrations as “captivating” and the writing as “playful”. Each book features a life lesson designed to teach young children good manners and behavior.
The first book in the series, Corey the Christmas Calf, was released on December 19, 2013, just in time for Christmas.
A third book, Corey the Courageous Calf, is scheduled to be released on Valentine’s Day 2014. As a special thank you to all Corey the Calf fans, the book will be free for download from Amazon on that date – don’t forget to write it down so you can get this story free!
All books are available in Kindle format from Amazon and are priced at a wallet-friendly $2.99 with instant delivery to Kindle cloud reader and all Kindle formats and devices. The paperback version of Corey the Calf is available from CreateSpace currently priced at $8.55. All proceeds from each sale of Corey the Calf is donated to organizations aiding children with special needs and children with autism. As a mother of two autistic children, this is a cause close to the author’s heart.
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About the Author-
Author Patty Johnson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Joseph and Anna Mae Johnson. Both parents believed a good education plus good manners equalled a good future. Joseph taught Patty to read using the newspaper before she entered kindergarten, and her love for words never ceased. For 25+ years, she worked as a legal secretary/paralegal, but never gave up on her dream of becoming a published author.
The mother of two sons, both diagnosed with autism and ADHD, would tell them bedtime stories every night. The boys loved the stories so much, they would ask to hear them again and again. Having to write the stories down because the boys did not want her to deviate from the original version, the author realized she had put together a nice collection of children’s storybooks. Corey the Calf is a byproduct of Patty’s bedtimes with her children, as well as a dream come true for the author.
Patty writes imaginative stories for young children. Each story is entertaining and educational; each story teaches a lesson on a moral value, such as honesty, friendship, and sharing; and each story in the series ends with tips to the parents to help their children. One half of all proceeds from the sales of the storybooks are donated to organizations benefitting children with autism.
Patty also writes for The Fellowship Journal, a Christian newsletter, and is the former Editor-in-Chief of the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists. She isn’t afraid to admit that she can express herself better in writing than speaking, or that butter pecan ice cream can sweeten even the worst of days. Connect with her at http://www.coreythecalf.com.