Katie and the Crayons

(A story about Bullying)

by Trish A. Carpenter



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/12/2016

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x8.5
Page Count : 28
ISBN : 9781524654269
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 8.5x8.5
Page Count : 28
ISBN : 9781524654276
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : 8.5x8.5
Page Count : 28
ISBN : 9781524654252

About the Book

Her latest story, Katie and the Crayons (a story about bullying) begins, “Gimme your crayons or I’ll beat you up after school.” With the help of a service dog and a girl faced with the chronic pain of juvenile arthritis, the reader learns to tell someone if they are bullied. This professionally illustrated book also includes informational parents’ pages. Five- to ten-year-olds are the author’s intended audience.

About the Author

Trish Carpenter loves writing contemporary children's books which are relevant to the issues we all face today. She also enjoys reading her stories to children and encourages their participation, often with hilarious results.

In her latest story KATIE and the CRAYONS, a girl with a disability and her service dog come to the rescue of a classmate who is being bullied. Together, the duo teach children what to do if they are bullied. The story emphasizes the importance of speaking up and getting help from parents, teachers and other trusted adults. Also included is information for parents, outlining the issue of bullying and what to do about it. The suggestions are based upon consultation with bullying experts and the US Department of Education guidelines.

Her previous book THE STRAY WHO BECAME A SERVICE DOG is a touching story about a shelter dog named N.E. who is trained to aid a boy who is visually impaired.

Trish has a Masters Degree in education and an undergraduate degree in psychology. She is a retired school principal and has taught pre-kindergarten to eights grades. She also provides writing workshops geared to all ages.

Four to ten year olds are the author's intended audience for KATIE and the CRAYONS. Trish Carpenter's books can be purchased online through Barnes and Noble or Amazon.

For more information she can be contacted via her website: