Children book section header background blue footer background Children Books large icon Stan Stanton small icon small Lifeline Icon Holiday Novels Order Books! 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. 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 blue divider Children book header text Take the journey through the forest, and life, to find the answer to the same old question that youngsters and adults have perpetually asked for ages, “What more is there to life besides work.” In animation with human complements, our characters take you through and adventure of excitement, comedy and realism, caressed with virtuousness and hair- raising thrills. Luckily surviving death at the hands of a winter storm, Billie beaver, Squirrel and Old Will, the woodpecker, encounter and subdue a thief; then proceed to rescue the old man of the mountain, Hans, from a confining nursing home; before realizing that they each have special qualities which lead to a worthy life, providing they do what they do best. By reading Doing What We Do Best, you will learn to better understand yourself, your friends, and the world surrounding us.  As Billie the beaver said, “Life is loving, helping and working with others, and enjoying it.  We have to be who we are, do what we do best, and not what others want us to be, or want us to do. Read and enjoy the story, the many colored illustrations, and the message a valued life requires. Book Excerpt: “Hans tried to use his clumsy hands to help us dress him, but they just got in the way. Hands and feet were flying in all directions as we hurried the dressing, only to wind up with a big mess.  Shoes were put on before socks, and his shirt was half buttoned before we realized it was on backward.  A sigh completed the dressing but we didn’t have time to appreciate our accomplishment.  We scurried Hans secretly out the back door like bandits holding on to their treasure.” ISBN13: 978-1-4010-6716-8 (Picture Book) $25.99 ISBN: 1-4010-6716-6 (Picture Book) $25.99 ISBN13: 978-1-4134-4142-0 (Picture Book - Hardcover) $31.99 ISBN: 1-4134-4142-4 (Picture Book - Hardcover) $31.99 Pages: 74   You may order the above versions of this title direct from Xlibris Some versions of the title are available also from other various on-line retailers.  See the “Order” page for a list of retailers and other important information if ordering direct from the author. blue divider A Hard cover, Soft Cover, Comb Bound and E-Book version of this book is available directly from the author.  All books ordered this way will be autographed and can be personally inscribed with a message if you include the message with the order.
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To Order E-Book: Doing What We do Best, youth book cover Subject: JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / General Book Format: Portrait 8.5 x 11   Age Level: 8 - 99