I'm In Charge!

& Other Stories

Children - Grade K-3rd
56 Pages
Reviewed on 02/06/2016
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Author Biography

Henry worked a wide range of menial jobs in his youth, before ending up in software development. In between the menial jobs and the IT jobs, he achieved some small fame as the writer and co-creator of the small press comic book titles Southern Knights and X-Thieves. In 2006, Henry took up storytelling and has performed all across the state of North Carolina.

Henry has been a fan of science fiction for as long as he can remember. His love of space opera and planetary romance is the reason his science fiction novels end up in those subgenres.
 He currently lives in Raleigh, NC, with his wife, a cat, and a host of imaginary friends clamoring to tell him of their adventures.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers' Favorite

Growing up is difficult at the best of times. Children learn by observing those around them. Too often, children believe that they are quite capable of running things themselves and doing things their own way. Young Prince William and the seven brothers known as 'the sillies' had to learn some simple facts of life the hard way. Sharing their stories can help other youngsters learn these same lessons without having to learn them the hard way.

Prince William's parents left him in charge of the kingdom while they went away. The young prince had a very different idea of how things should be done, but in trying to do things his way, he ended up throwing everyone into the dungeon ... only to be left with no one to take care of him. The seven silly brothers wanted to visit the city on their own. They argued with their parents that they could read and count and they would not get lost. Along the way, they learned that perhaps their parents were right to tell them that they were too young to be alone in the big city.

Then there's the story of the King and his three questions, composed to help him choose the right prince to marry his daughter. But what happened was a lesson in dignity and honor and true love, lessons that even the King had to learn all over again.

Henry Vogel's collection of three stories for young readers, I'm In Charge! & Other Stories, is a delightful addition to the educational fairy tales that have taught young readers for generations. These three excellent fairy tales teach young readers valuable lessons about life in a way that both entertains and amuses. Very well done!