Fictional Stories By
MaryAnn Doty Rizzo
These are a collection of picture books by MaryAnn Doty Rizzo. Currently, six picture books are completed and ready for purchase in paperback, hardback, and e-book editions. One picture book is a work in progress. And one other picture book waits in the wings.

 

Picture Books

 

 

 

This is the story that MaryAnn's mom told MaryAnn about a trip to Santa's home when she was a young girl living in Canada. While Alice is at the North Pole, she discovered how Santa makes it around the world in one night.

Ken, the illustrator, is a student at Metropolitan State College at Denver.

This book is finished and can be purchased for $12 at Amazon.com or at this site: Mama and Santa Claus. A Kindle version of the book is available at Amazon for $2.99. A hardback version of the book is available for $17 at Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

 

This is the story that MaryAnn's mom told her about MaryAnn's grandfather's encounter with a ghost. And how it solved a crime and helped his friend.

'This book is scheduled to be finished in late 2014.

When it is done, you can purchase it for $12 at this site: Grandpa's Ghost.

 

This is another story that MaryAnn's mom told her. MaryAnn's uncle, Willis, encountered a leprechaun. Willis tried to win the pot of gold from the leprechaun. Willis won a treasure, but not the one that he thought he would win.

Ken iillustrated this book as well.

This book is done, you can purchase it for $12 at this site: Willis's Leprechaun. It is available in a Kindle format for $2.99 and a hardback version is available at Amazon and Barnes and Noble for $17.

While visiting their grandparent's farm, Mary and John are told to get all the eggs from the chicken coop. The problem is, one hen won't let them get her egg. Mary knows what to do -- scare the chicken. But the chicken is not who gets frightened!

Ken illustrated this book.

It is done, you can purchase it for $12 at this site: Grandmother's setting hen. It is available in a Kindle format for $2.99 and a hardback version is available at Amazon and Barnes and Noble for $17.

One Christmas, Mary visits her grandparents' farm. She is worried that Santa Claus won't find them. No children have been at that house for years.

This book is based on a real incident. It is published in honor of the 100th anniversary of my mother's birth.

Ken Illustrated this book.

This book is finished.

You may purchase a hardback copy for $17 at Amazon or at Barnes and Noble.

When it is done, you can purchase a paperback for $12 at Amazon.com or at this site: A Christmas Adventure.

 

One day, Mary's mother starts to remember a song from her young days. But with Mary's interruptions, she "loses" track of the song and cannot remember the full song. Day after day, Mary hears her mother hum and sing what she can remember of the song. However, her mother cannot remember the rest of it no matter how hard she tries. Feeling guilty, Mary is determined to help her mother find and remember the song. And eventually she gets an idea of how to help her mother. Will it work?

Ken illustratied this book.

This book is finished.

You can purchase it at Amazon.com or Barnes and Noble, for $12 you can obtain this book at this site: Mama's Song.

 

The Wanderer's Year tells the story of a year in the life of the book The Wandering Minstrel, WM. After being missing for a year, a library book is mysteriously found in plain sight and returned to the library. When Mrs. King, the librarian, is making it ready for circulation, the book begins to tell the story of a wondrous year.

The illustrations were done by Ken Kokoszka.

This book is done, you can purchase it in paperback format for $12 at this site: My Wandering Ways. It is also available in paperback and hardback formats at Amanzon and Barnes and Nobel.

 

In The Wanderer's Ghost Hunt, WMl has again developed legs. This time it is only for a month -- October. He decides to go ghost hunting in Old Bisbee. He finds ghosts and helps one special ghost.

I am uncertain when this book will be done. When it is done, you can purchase it for $12 at this site: The Wanderer's Ghost Hunt.

   

 

 

 

 

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Last revised: 19 April 2014.

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