This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Sir Nathan and the Clammy Calamity (Somewhat Silly Stories) (Volume 3) by Mark Simon Smith is a fantasy/adventure story with lots of excitement. A whale, Kale, comes to Mariskatania and tries to flood the place. He is upset because their litter is going into the sea. Sir Nathan, the local hero, is called in to stop the flooding.
This book is filled with humor and adventure. Everyone - starting from Sir Nathan to the squirrels to the spoiled princess Abbey to Kale - wants to be a hero in the adventure. The book has a message which is inspiring and motivating. The black and white illustrations are delightful. I wish the author had more in the story. Illustrations always breathe life into a story, making it more appealing to the reader. The characters are all very creatively named and presented, highlighting the inventive mind of the author.
Stories of fantasy and adventure are very popular among children. All the imaginary names and details transport them to another world. These kinds of stories also ignite a young reader's imagination. The humorous angle makes the story lighter. Messages in children's story books are ideal because it is always easy to convey. The message that courage comes from within you and one requires just a heart to have that feeling of courage is what adds to the greatness of the book.