Angela Hope

Biography

Born in the UK 1947 and emigrated to Perth Australia in 1989 with her husband and two daughters. Angela Hope is now a retired Author and Artist who was inspired to write children’s stories when her first grand daughter was born in 1992. She wrote 30 stories and had been accepted by a publisher that unfortunately went bankrupt in 1995. With her husband creating her book covers Angela has finally put them and her latest stories on the Internet for children to enjoy.

Where to find Angela Hope online


Books

The Hungry Pig
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Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Money
(5.00)
Uncle Phil Banks gave Bobby the perfect birthday gift. This short story holds a good lesson. Have fun saving money. Make it grow and treat yourself occasionally.
Time
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Price: Free! Words: 220. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(4.25)
A short rhyme about how fast time goes by. Make it the best it can be.
Slip Slop Slap
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Price: Free! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00)
This short rhyme has helpful advice when heading to the beach.
The Angry Wind
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Price: Free! Words: 240. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry
The angry wind has fallen asleep Hush…Don’t wake him up!
Storm Warning
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(5.00)
Brian Linda and their 7 year old daughters prepare for a storm. They turned what could have been a scary situation into a fun filled family day.
The Grass Is Always Greener - Book 3. The Sheep Shearer
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Series: The Grass Is Always Greener, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / Farm & Ranch Life
(5.00)
This final story about Penny and her little lamb Abby, will give a child an insight into rural life. Learning about animal care, emotions and how good it is to have friends and family.
The Grass Is Always Greener - Book 2. The Fox
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Series: The Grass Is Always Greener, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
This continuing short story holds some valuable lessons. The sheep in Joe and Maria’s field were happy. Until one dark night a big bad fox dug under the fence. He was hungry! Thanks to Penny and Rambo their little lambs were safe.
The Grass Is Always Greener - Book 1. Three Little Lambs
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Series: The Grass Is Always Greener, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Penny the sheep wanted to be alone, she felt different from the rest of the flock. She was afraid of losing her little lamb Abby. Would her life improve now she had Joe and Maria’s field to live in?
Herbert Sherbet - Book 3
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Series: Herbert Sherbet, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / General
This continuing story of Herbert Sherbet includes “Stranger Danger” with a little humour to enable the subject to be discussed at home.
Herbert Sherbet - Book Two
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Series: Herbert Sherbet, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / General
Herbert Sherbet plays a harmless trick on Bret the bully. Will they finally become friends? Herbert’s talent as a young comedian shines again with his funny jokes at the Christmas concert.
A Cold Day in December
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Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
(5.00)
Johnny and his parents were moving to another house. It should have been a short journey but the thick snow caused delays. Johnny didn’t want to move and leave his friends behind. He was happy in the council flat he’d lived in all of his young life. Could today and the move change his mind?
The Doll With Odd Eyes
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Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Dolls
(5.00)
Spending years in a wooden chest Betty "The Doll with Odd Eyes” was reluctantly given to a charity shop. She was a gift to Annie over 60 years ago. What will become of her favourite doll now? Would she be loved and cared for.?
Herbert Sherbet
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Series: Herbert Sherbet, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(5.00)
Herbert (Sherbet) Blundell lives above his dad’s sweet shop. He was teased about his name and ginger hair. He wants to be a comedian. Will he finally get the last laugh.
Make Believe
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Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Gemma sat alone in her bedroom, her favorite teddy bear “Gruff” in her arms. Other toys were positioned on the bed as she played her game "Make Believe" exchanging secrets in a world of her own. A new baby brother changes everything but he took a lot of getting used to.
Growing Up
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Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / General
It’s hard enough growing up but Jack had to choose which path he will take in life. His father’s advice was to give him two paths, two choices.
The Ibis & the Kitten
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Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00)
Remy the kitten squeezes through a hole in the garden fence but his inquisitive nature leads him to becoming sick and lost. His life is saved by a beautiful Ibis.
The Mermaids
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Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Three Short Stories. Story 1. There was danger for the mermaids when divers came too close to their palace. Story 2. The mermaids enjoy their trip to a shipwreck where they collect pearls from the oysters to make beautiful necklaces. Story 3.Tinka the dolphin is caught up in a fishing net but his life is saved thanks to the mermaids and the Swordfish family.
The White Unicorns
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Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00)
Two short stories. (Story 1) Its Rachiar the Unicorns birthday party. Held on the beach long before girls and boys wake up. His friends Ikon the sea gull, Crusty the crab, mermaids, elves and fairies all come along to celebrate. (Story 2) A young boy is delighted when he sees the unicorn’s fairies and elves having fun in the forest.
Cautious Billy
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Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00)
Billy was told that number 13 was bad luck so on his 13th birthday he was very careful. He wouldn’t do anything that was supposed to bring him bad luck. He needn’t have worried. He had a great day.
Mrs Spider
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Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fairy tales and fables
(5.00)
This one page short story is in conjunction with the Rain Fairies and Crusty the Crab.
The Adventures of Crusty the Crab
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Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Seven short stories telling about the fun and games Crusty has on his section of beach. “Now you see me now you don’t”, “Fancy dress parties” and a “Clean up day.” Also including, The White Unicorns Mermaids and Ikon the seagull.
The Mischievous Elves
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Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Humor / General
(3.00)
A one page short story for children to read at bedtime or anytime.
Croaky the Frog
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Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Poor Croaky couldn’t swim. Big Bertha the gold fish comes to help. At last he finds a lady frog to love.
How I Cope with Multiple Sclerosis
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Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
If you are reading this story you possibly have recently been diagnosed with MS or you know someone who has this debilitating disease. Each person is different so will not necessarily share the same experiences, pain or disabling episodes. I hope my contribution is helpful.
The Busy Ant
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Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
(5.00)
A one page short story for children to read at bedtime or anytime.
The Field Mice Family
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Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
A one page short story for children to read at bedtime or anytime.
The Cuckoo Clock
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Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Humor / General
(5.00)
A one page short story for children to read at bedtime or anytime.
The Magic Pencil
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Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play
A one page short story for children to read at bedtime or anytime.
Flossie the Little Cloud
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Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
If you should look up into the sky and see a small white cloud that seems to be going faster than the rest, it could be Flossie going there and back again to see how far it is.
The Tooth Fairy
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Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00)
In Tooth Fairy Land the teeth collected from children are sorted into piles. Good, not so good and bad. It helps the fairies if you put the tooth at the edge of the pillow.
The Shetland Pony
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Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses
Lenny was Lauran’s pony but he was given to her sister Julie. A new pony arrived and Lenny was jealous. Would they ever become friends?
The Wagtails
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Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
The strong wind had blown Flutterby’s nest out of the tree. While she made a new nest her two chicks had to stay cuddled up to 6 warm soft baby bunnies.
Happy Easter
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Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Easter & Lent
Easter is great fun when reading a clue and searching for the hidden eggs.
A Wish Come True
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Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00)
A one page short story for children to read at bedtime or anytime.
The Little Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 380. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00)
A one page short story for children to read at bedtime or anytime.
Mindy the Black Labrador
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Price: Free! Words: 460. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
(5.00)
A one page short story for children to read at bedtime or anytime.
A Cats Life
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Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A true short story told by Milo the cat for children to read at bedtime or anytime.
This Way To Heaven
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Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
If you own a pet that is alone most of the day, make sure you have time to give it lots of love and attention. If you don’t, Basil and his friends will have one more cage to unlock while you’re sleeping.
Snapper Jack the Crocodile
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
(5.00)
Snapper Jack was rescued from Swamp Island. He meets Sizzer the Crocodile that sees two of everything. Lazy Susie who goes around in circles and a Bob tailed Lizard that thinks Jack is his dad!
Slither and Dither
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Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
(5.00)
Slither and Dither wake up from their Winter sleep to find their habitat changed as well as their lives.
Hester
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Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
After the sad death of his dog, Jason has a very realistic dream. What really happened to his toast and Vegemite? Did Hester senior teach the puppy how to sit at the roadside? Or was it all in Jason’s head?
Chatty Charlie
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Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
(4.75)
Tonsillitis stopped Charlie from talking but sometimes it's not so bad to be poorly.
The Rain Fairies
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Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00)
The Magical world of the Rain Fairies brightens Amy’s life when her mother passes on the secrets from her own childhood. There is no reason to be afraid of a thunderstorm.
The Plight of the Long Necked Turtle
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Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
(5.00)
Pearl the long necked turtle has problems finding a place to lay her eggs.

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Smashwords book reviews by Angela Hope

  • Inside Out on May 17, 2014

    Very enjoyable. Well written story. Thanks for making it free.
  • The Patient on May 18, 2014

    Excellent. I had to read to the end as couldn't leave it. A definite 5 stars from me.
  • The Black Place Inside on June 15, 2014

    I was drawn in from start to finish. Another well written story by this Author. Excellent.
  • Watch Out For The Bears! on June 15, 2014

    A lovely well written story.
  • Lilly's Pets - A Fish Called Blackbeard on June 15, 2014

    A wonderful story. Reminds me of my childhood. A well deserved 5 stars from one Author to another.
  • Cows Don't Climb Trees! on June 15, 2014

    A lovely short story. I agree a book without pictures enables a child to use their imagination.
  • Shiny Things on June 16, 2014

    This story has depth. Regrets are a fact of life, many unnecessary.
  • The Magical Repair Shop - The Bouncy Scarf on June 19, 2014

    A delightful story. Great imagination making it fun and interesting to read. I enjoy reading children's books as much now as I did in my youth. Especially when it's well written.
  • Owner, Dearest Friend (A Letter to Say Goodbye) on June 24, 2014

    A few tears from me. Lovely heart felt short story.
  • Squished on June 26, 2014

    Brilliant! It made me laugh. Shame there was a couple of typo's but who cares? Not me. I'll probably keep this one to read again.
  • Growing Celery in Your Garden on July 19, 2014

    Thank you for taking the time to help us with your vast knowledge in the garden. Making them free is an added bonus.
  • Gardening for Kids on July 19, 2014

    Great information for kids. I hope a lot of parents give this some thought.
  • The Things They Collected on July 23, 2014

    Good story well written. Thanks for making it free.
  • Toothache on July 25, 2014

    Lovely poem for kiddies. Rhyming can be great fun to write or read.
  • I Love to Eat Fruits and Vegetables on July 26, 2014

    Lovely book. Great pictures. Fun to read.
  • The Wizard, The Princess, The Dragon and The Burp Beer on July 26, 2014

    Funny story. Very enjoyable. One or two typo's to correct but easily rectified.
  • A Frolic of Children on July 26, 2014

    A good imagination is needed for this story. I have that! Fantasy comes from an active mind. I enjoyed it!
  • Hope on July 28, 2014

    Wow! Such emotion stirred in me! So well written, I felt it was true from start to finish. Excellent!
  • By The Roadside on July 29, 2014

    Brilliant story, beautifully told. You really are my favourite author from today. How lucky you are to have a talent as well as the perfect name. Destiny Rose a name people will remember. I look forward to your next book.
  • Point of a Pencil on July 29, 2014

    I could have learnt a thing or two from this story, had I read it at my first creative writing class, many years ago. I'm sure it will be very helpful to a lot of students.
  • What You Tell Yourself - A Short Story on Aug. 02, 2014

    Very enjoyable story. Well written.
  • Where My Shadow Goes At Night on Aug. 03, 2014

    A lovely short story. I wanted another page.
  • Bobby Monster Plays Baseball! on Aug. 03, 2014

    A great story well written.
  • A Cat in a Christmas Hat on Aug. 11, 2014

    Sweet little story. Very simular to one of mine. "A Wish Come True" Great minds think alike!
  • Buddy & The Tennis Ball on Sep. 02, 2014

    I'm sure children will love this book. Great pictures.
  • Donors on Sep. 03, 2014

    A well written short story.
  • The Adventures of Charlotte and Bloom on Oct. 24, 2014

    What a wonderful imagination you have Ashlynn. You are a very talented young lady. I'll take this opportunity to thank you for your reviews on my short stories. By doing that you have made me a happy writer. Thank you!
  • Sampson to the Rescue on Oct. 29, 2014

    I love animal stories. Sampson is an uplifting story. We have a few things in common. Born in the UK, I also dreaded reading out loud and my spelling was very bad.
  • The Cry Bear on Oct. 30, 2014

    This is a lovely story. Well written. Perfect for a child starting school.
  • The Fluff Gang and the New Neighbour on Oct. 30, 2014

    Great fun to read out loud.
  • The Competition on Oct. 30, 2014

    A lovely fairy story. I've really enjoyed reading some of your books today.