Erik Daniel Shein

Biography

Erik Daniel Shein was born Erik Daniel Stoops, November 18th 1966. He is an American writer, and Visionary, film producer, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, and philanthropist, Pet enthusiast and animal health advocate. He is the author and co-authored of over 30 nonfiction and fiction books whose writings include six scientific articles in the field of herpetology. His children’s book, “The Forgotten Ornament” is a Christmas classic, and was endorsed by Hollywood legends Mickey and Jan Rooney.

Series

The Destined Guardian Series
When fourteen-year-old Seraphina Miles is sent to live with her estranged archaeologist father, she has no idea she would be in for the adventure of a lifetime. When she finds a strange amulet hidden in the ruins of Machu Picchu, her boring summer is suddenly filled with a magic beyond her dreams.
Call of the Phoenix
Price: $3.99 USD.
Thunder: An Elephant's Journey
A trilogy of Middle-Grade children's books based on Thunder, an African pygmy forest elephant
Footprints in the Sand
Price: $2.99 USD.
Hope Haven
Price: $2.99 USD.
Tusker
Price: $2.99 USD.

Books

A Forever Home for the Holidays
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,280. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2020 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Emma Miller has lost everything. At the tender age of sixteen, a tragic accident took her parents and her beloved dog from her. Now stuck in the foster care system, Emma is in foreign territory. Her experience so far has her wanting to run away. However, love can come from unexpected places; she only has to open her heart to find it.
The Mighty Tusks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,960. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2020 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Elephants, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Wild animals (general)
A war has raged for centuries in the African rainforest. Animals living in factions band together for a greater cause. Once a place of peace ruled by a great tusker king, the rainforest now lies in shadows as the ghosts of the obambo fight for dominance. The story is older than time, but a glimmer of hope shines on the horizon. Change is in the wind, and the world is ready for it.
A Galapagos Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,890. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2020 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Turtles, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Reptiles (general)
For Dexter the penguin and Jax the lava lizard, life on the Galapagos island is filled with one lazy day after the next. Dexter wants more, and when he finds an egg on the beach, he is ready to claim it as his own. The prospect of being an “uncle” fills him with excitement he can’t contain, so he convinces his best friend Jax to help him.
Mystic Kingdom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2020 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
A young warrior must rise above what he is to become what he was born to be… Legend proclaimed that the Mystic Warriors would be the key to saving the Inca people, and the secret to all could be found on the top of Machu Picchu in the Amazon Basin.
Through the Mortal Veil
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,680. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2019 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
From the moment their parents moved them into the ancient relic of a house, Indigo Thornberg finds herself in a world beyond her worst imaginations. The wallpaper walls and clawfoot bathtub makes it clear the house was built long before the beginning of time. Their house isn’t even wired for the internet! To top it off her room is—pink!
Primordial Code
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,960. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2019 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller & Suspense
Samantha Taylor is not your average teenager. From the moment she could speak, her first words were filled with questions of the way things worked around her. With a father who fostered her love of science, mirroring his own, Sam is fascinated with genetics and computer programming, two things that have been known to get her into trouble from time to time.
Rise of the Winged Serpent
Series: The Destined Guardian Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2019 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Evil stirs in the darkness. Seraphina Miles can feel it bleeding into the world around her, suffocating the life of every living creature. The shadows become its playground, while it stalks the new Guardian. Evil will not stop until it possesses the magic flowing through her veins.
Tusker
Series: Thunder: An Elephant's Journey. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,240. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Elephants
Thunder and Razor are on a rescue mission, and time isn’t on their side. And when a young gifted boy, Jabari, drops from the trees wanting to help, Thunder is unsure what to trust, instinct or his heart. He could use the boy’s help, but uprights got them into this mess in the first place….
Call of the Phoenix
Series: The Destined Guardian Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,450. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2018 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When fourteen-year-old Seraphina Miles is sent to live with her estranged archaeologist father, she has no idea she would be in for the adventure of a lifetime. When she finds a strange amulet hidden in the ruins of Machu Picchu, her boring summer is suddenly filled with a magic beyond her dreams.
Hope Haven
Series: Thunder: An Elephant's Journey. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2017 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Elephants
Thunder is on the ultimate quest to fulfill his destiny. Tasked with finding Hope Haven, Thunder sets out to discover the mystery of Hope Haven with his friends Razor, a solitary lion; Dash, a spotted genet; and Archie, a black banded monitor lizard. When they discover that Hope Haven is a sanctuary for abandoned and injured animals, Thunder stumbles upon more than he bargained for.
Footprints in the Sand
Series: Thunder: An Elephant's Journey. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Elephants, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
A search for adventure may get Thunder more than he bargains for. He never expects to find himself alone again, but the footprints left by his mother will be his guide to healing and finding his way.
Thunder: An Elephant's Journey
Series: Thunder: An Elephant's Journey. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Elephants, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
The tiny elephant’s life was pretty much perfect until one fateful night when poachers crept into it. In the cloak of darkness, they sprang on his herd separating him from his mother and the rest of the African pygmy herd. After a harrowing escape, Thunder must dig deep inside to find the courage to find his way home.