The Smith Family Secret: Book 1 is just the beginning of a new chapter book series the whole family can enjoy... Anything Cardiff Smith draws comes to life, at a terrible cost. Everyone who has ever had the gift disappears, including Cardiff's mother. But what good is having an amazing gift if you can never use it? Cardiff starts with a pink bicycle for his little sister Paris, draws an electric guitar for his big brother Zurich, and secretly leaves gifts for everyone at school. When he decides to draw a park over the old lot in town Cardiff might be taking it a step too far. The Smith family secret is a secret after all. Book 1 of The Smith Family Secret is a 12,000-word chapter book, with a Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level of 2.9, perfect for your young reader who is excited about magic and art.
Alison Potoma is teacher by day, writer by night. She is an art making, music tapping, drama loving specialty teacher and a school librarian. She lives near Boston with her husky dog, Koda, and means to take up rock climbing and golf.