Rushing River Books is a company promoting a series of children’s books by, author and illustrator, Troy David Ouellette. Currently, his series includes 4 works; one published through the Tellwell agency (2018) and three from, 2019, under the moniker of Rushing River Books. The books are meant to inspire young readers who are learning to express themselves and find their inner creative voice. Marketed to 3-8-year old’s, the stories effectively carry readers away into the flow of childhood imagination with drawings that are kept fresh and captivating. The tales differentiate themselves from other titles by being co-authored by Ouellette’s five-year-old son, Declan, who plays an active role in the plots. The Giant Declan series creates dream-like journeys that have a unique cast of characters never seen before. To date, there are roughly 300 recorded adventures, many of which will find their way into consecutive publications. Each new book is created to enchant and foster comprehension within young, fledgling readers. The company aims to produce other titles by aspiring authors and illustrators by offering services within the children’s book publishing sector. These services will be launched in 2021.
Giant Declan and Snugglight's Christmas
Troy David Ouellette$16.99 $15.80
In this story Giant Declan, Princess Freya and friends: Turner, Binky and Marie, help to confront Simon Snead, a sinister, wealthy industrialist. Snead gives each child in the town a Snugglight (a small cute cuddly toy that glows in the dark.) When the Snugglight King is ensnared the town goes dark. The evil Simon Snead seizes the opportunity to charge the children for the energy to power their toys. Giant Declan, and his friends, must find the legendary King of the Snugglights and illuminate the town before Santa comes to deliver his gifts. Towards the stories end the heroes, rise to the occasion, to reveal that friendship, cooperation and perseverance save the spirit of Christmas and bring joy back to the inhabitants of Fezziwig
Giant Declan & the Dancing Robot (Softcover)
Troy David Ouellette$14.00 $13.02
The story begins with Giant Declan and his friends, finding an old Kraftwerk record, in a rubbish heap. By assembling various components, from the junkyard, the friends are able to play the record and inadvertently summon the voice of an abandoned robot. To their surprise, they manage to help the robot “Newtral” while finding inner strength, and new abilities. With the robot's help they scan the rubbish in hopes of finding the needed components to help the dancing robot, recover. Their new friend also helps them search for a candy treasure with a magic pearl. They need to quickly find the treasure and extract the pearl to save “Newtral” who is running dangerously low on power.
Giant Declan & the Love Beyond Pluto
Troy David Ouellette$13.99 $13.01
Reaching towards the edge of the solar system, Giant Declan, and his friends, embark on an epic journey. Along the way they pass the giant planets Jupiter and Saturn. Latching on to a comet, they speed towards Pluto in search of “M” but her ship is abandoned. Will they find “M” in time to rescue her and the mysterious Ferryman, who searches for a cure to her illness? Only time will tell.
Declan Le Géant & le Trésor de Bonbons
Troy D. Ouellette$15.49 $14.41
Rejoignez Declan Le Géant dans ses aventures de petit garçon, cherchant à surmonter ses peurs, à se faire de nouveaux amis et à naviguer sur les mers à la recherche de nouvelles expériences. Au fur et à mesure que Declan grandit et devient un guide pour ses compagnons, Binky et Turner, ils découvrent les surprises que la vie apporte dans un monde inconnu. Raconter des histoires est la clé de l'apprentissage et de la compréhension et c'est avec plaisir que nous partageons ces histoires avec vous.