header background blue blue footer background Children Books large icon Stan Stanton small icon small Lifeline Icon Holiday Novels Order Info! Timeless messages... fabulous illustrations. Arley Koran web header small HOME I MYSTERY NOVELS I CHILDREN BOOKS I HOLIDAY BOOKS I INSPIRATIONAL NOVELS I ORDER BIO I LINKS I PRAISE I GUEST BOOK I SITE MAP I CONTACT COPYRIGHT I PRIVACY Contents of this web site are copyrighted. ©2000-2012 Arley J. Koran unless otherwise noted. If you experience any problems with this site, please contact the web mistress. The "Animals Can Teach Us Much" series, written for children as well adults, use animal characters to teach inspirational virtues of honesty, loyalty, teamwork and unselfishness. The Illustrator for many of these books was Carl Anders Aabo.  He was born and raised in Stavanger, Norway.  He is a graduate of the Kubert School of Cartooning and Graphic Art in Dover, NJ.  His artistic work can be found in children's books, animation advertising, and theater poster illustrations. This site is best viewed with IE6 (or higher), a browser window sized at 1024 pixels wide or wider, and with a monitor display resolution set at 1280x1024.  Web design courtesy of Crystal Cloud Graphics Web Hosting Elysiumgates.com Page last updated: January 25, 2010 What We Do Best small book cover, child book Silence Is Golden children book cover Love Honor and Obey children book cover The Adventures of Jumping Jack children book cover I Can Dream Can't I? children book cover For Crying Out Loud children book cover DOING WHAT WE DO BEST How disturbing it is for youngsters to think that the prime ingredient of survival in life is perpetual work. Three forest characters set out on a journey to discover what else life holds besides monotonous work.  Their encounters are composed of surprises and humor, sandwiched between wholesome values... FURTHER DESCRIPTION/ORDER FOR CRYING OUT LOUD In rhyming verse, an egotistical elf king shows us the power of a sprinkle of star dust and a magical wand, when he magically transforms an ugly dragon, much to the delight of the depressed citizens of Sylvania.  FURTHER DESCRIPTION/ORDER THE ADVENTURES OF “JUMPING JACK Throughout six short stories, Jumping Jack, a lovable grasshopper, travels through time; from coast to coast; and out of this world.  He gets into situations beyond belief that are loaded with humor. FURTHER DESCRIPTION/ORDER LOVE, HONOR AND OBEY In the animal world, a gang leader, named Mad Dog, learns a lesson that changes his attitude toward others. “Happy,” his new name after his transformation, will bully his way into your heart with tenderness and understanding after you’ve shed a tear and cracked a smile. FURTHER DESCRIPTION/ORDER I CAN DREAM CAN’T I? Step away from the hustle and bustle of school and work and allow yourself to be entertained by this book. An illustrated story that will touch your heart, delight your imagination and tell you the secret to being a winner in sports and in life.   FURTHER DESCRIPTION/ORDER SILENCE IS GOLDEN This delightful story explores the pleasures of friendship.  The illustrations are superbly sketched and illustrate that pictures do speak louder than words.  Available in Spanish, French and German translations FURTHER DESCRIPTION/ORDER blue divider Children Books header text blue divider blue divider THE SECRET JOURNEY Entrance into the realm of adult recognition is a rocky climb for a teenager, and so it is when Kansas tries to explain his excursion with his sister into outer space. Will he succeed in convincing his parents and others? FURTHER DESCRIPTION/ORDER The Secret Journey teen book cover