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In Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish, Mr. Russell Sings! Hear the Song Here!



In Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish, Book 2 in the Katie & Kimble
series (290L), you will discover that Katie’s dad, Mr. Russell, likes to sing!

 

He sings loudly and he sings well. In fact, he likes to sing when he
feels full of joy!

 

The song that Mr. Russell sings is called “For the Beauty of the Earth.” It’s a beautiful old hymn – one of my favorites. You will notice, if you send a free Katie & Kimble e-card (on the sidebar), that you can choose this song to go with any e-card that you send.

 

Listen here.

 

 


Fun Katie & Kimble Hint: On the sidebar, click on the yellow stripes for a little surprise or two!






Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story (Book 1 in the series) and Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish (Book 2 in the series) are available here:

Paperback version: $5.95

Click here to order Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story!

Click here to order Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish (Book 2)






 


 


[Reading Level 3, 280L, for ages 7-10]



Nine-year-old Katie Russell and her family look normal. But the Russell’s don’t know they are living with Kimble, the ghost of a ten-year-old girl. That is, until Katie discovers Kimble and the two of them set off on a quest to find out what happened to Kimble’s mother.





Please visit us here (http://katieandkimbleblog.com) for updates.



© 2008 – 2014 by Linda Thieman


Twinkle’s Song: Twinkle, Twinkle, Great Big Dog! (Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story for ages 6-10)



Twinkle, Katie Russell’s big Old English sheepdog, is one of the most popular characters in the Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story series. One of our Katie & Kimble readers wondered if Twinkle had a song. Here’s the answer!

 

Twinkle sort of does have a song! Here is what I am thinking. Well, have you read the Kimble, Kimble chant? It’s over on the sidebar and also on the last page of the Katie & Kimble books.

 

Well, this chant almost fits into the melody of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.” I especially like the part where it goes, “Twinkle, Twinkle, great big dog!”

 

So, I guess, at this point, Twinkle’s song is “Twinkle, Twinkle, Great Big Dog!” I thought that was kind of fun!

 

Here is how the Kimble, Kimble chant fits into the melody of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.” You CHANT the first two lines: Kimble, Kimble is a ghost. Katie, Katie loves her most!

 

Then you can either keep chanting, or you can start singing, “Twinkle, Twinkle, great big dog.” And if you start singing there, the rest of the chant fits into the song perfectly! I did not plan that, so I think it’s pretty funny!

 

Give it a try!

 

You can listen to the Kimble, Kimble chant when you watch the Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story video here!

 

Or, click on Freddie on the sidebar up at the top of this blog page. She’s the Katie & Kimble Blog host and she will recite the Kimble, Kimble chant for you!

 

 


 

 

Fun Katie & Kimble Hint: On the sidebar, click on the yellow stripes to hear Twinkle barking!

 







Mom’s Choice Awards® has named the Katie & Kimble series among the best in family-friendly media, products and services.

 

 

Winner: Juvenile Books Series.

 

 




Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story (Book 1 in the series) and Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish (Book 2 in the series) are available here:




Paperback version: $5.95

 

Click here to order Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story!


Click here to order Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish (Book 2)!







[Reading Level 3, 280L, for ages 6-10]



Nine-year-old Katie Russell and her family look normal. But the Russells don’t know they are living with Kimble, the ghost of a ten-year-old girl. That is, until Katie discovers Kimble and the two of them set off on a quest to find out what happened to Kimble’s mother.







© 2008 – 2014 by Linda Thieman




Katie & Kimble Go Green! (Katie and Kimble: The Magic Wish, for ages 6 to 10)



 

You might not notice how “green” the Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story chapter book series is until you get to the second book, Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish.

In the second Katie & Kimble book, we discover that the Russell family is trying to eat healthier foods. Can you think of an example? That’s right—they only have pizza on special occasions and they don’t eat much red meat anymore.

Katie’s family also cares about the earth and about all living things, like trees. For example, when Katie’s dad does the grocery shopping, he takes cloth bags with him. No paper or plastic for him! And when he puts up a swing on the old oak tree in the backyard, he’s very careful not to harm the tree and he doesn’t use any nails at all.

 

Mr. Russell also shows how much he cares about the earth when he sings one of his favorite songs in Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish. It’s called “For the Beauty of the Earth.” It’s a beautiful old hymn.



 


Fun Katie & Kimble Hint: On the sidebar, click on the yellow stripes for a little surprise or two!




Mom’s Choice Awards® has named the Katie & Kimble series among the best in family-friendly media,
products and services.

 

Winner: Juvenile Books Series.

 






Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story (Book 1 in the series) and Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish (Book 2 in the series) are available here:


Paperback version: $5.95

Click here to order Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story!

Click here to order Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish (Book 2)!

 


© 2009-2014 by Linda Thieman


Watch the Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story Video Here (for ages 6-10)



Here’s something fun to do! Watch the video for Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story! The video tells the story of how Katie and Kimble meet, shows lots of colored pictures, and uses the Kimble, Kimble chant. You can find the words to the Kimble, Kimble chant over
on the sidebar of this blog and chant along.

 

You can click here to watch the video on You Tube, or you can watch the video below.

 

 







Mom’s Choice Awards® has named the Katie & Kimble series among the best in family-friendly media, products and services.

 

 

Winner: Juvenile Books Series.

 

 


 

©2010-2014 by Linda Thieman

Read 6 Chapters of the Award-winning Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story free, for ages 6-10



Now you can read six chapters of Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story for free! Yes, that’s half the book and it includes all the pictures from the first half of the book.

 

 

No special software is needed. It’s a pdf file that you can read with any version of Adobe. It doesn’t cost you anything and we don’t collect your email address!

 

 

To read Chapters 1 through 6, click here!






 

Mom’s Choice Awards® has named the Katie & Kimble series among the best in family-friendly media, products and services.

 

 

Winner: Juvenile Books Series.

 




[Reading Level 3, 280L, for ages 6-10]



Nine-year-old Katie Russell and her family look normal. But the Russells don’t know they are living with Kimble, the ghost of a ten-year-old girl. That is, until Katie discovers Kimble and the two of them set off on a quest to find out what happened to Kimble’s mother.

 

 




Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story (Book 1 in the series) and Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish (Book 2 in the series) are available here:


Paperback version: $5.95

 

Click here to order Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story!


Click here to order Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish (Book 2)!

 

 







 





© 2009-2014 by Linda Thieman



Kids, Send a Free Hanukkah e-Greeting! Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story for ages 6-10



Now you can send a Katie & Kimble e-Card to all your friends.
It’s free AND we don’t collect your email address, either! It’s nothing but FUN!

 

Look on the sidebar of the Katie & Kimble blog. There’s a big gold box. Click on “Send a Katie & Kimble Greeting Card.” That will take you to another web page where you can design your own greeting card.

 

You can choose from 12 Katie & Kimble pictures, 12 background colors, and 12 songs, including 3 Hanukkah songs! That’s right

 

you can add a song to your e-Card! Give it a try!

 

If someone sends YOU an e-Card, you can come back to the Katie & Kimble blog to pick it up. You’ll receive an email telling you what your e-Card number is. Then you enter it into the gold box on the sidebar and click on GO. It’s so easy!

If you send a card to someone and they don’t receive it, please ask them to look in their spam folder. It’s probably there, but it’s
NOT spam!

 

Give it a try!

 

Linda







Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story (Book 1 in the series) and Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish (Book 2 in the series) are available here:


Paperback version: $5.95

Click here to order Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story!

Click here to order Katie & Kimble: The Magic Wish (Book 2)!





 


 


[Reading Level 3, 280L, for ages 6-10]



Nine-year-old Katie Russell and her family look normal. But the Russells don’t know they are living with Kimble, the ghost of a ten-year-old girl. That is, until Katie discovers Kimble and the two of them set off on a quest to find out what happened to Kimble’s mother.





Please visit us here (http://katieandkimbleblog.com) for updates.




© 2007-2013 by Linda Thieman