TJ Roberts


T.J. Roberts is an author and illustrator who holds a master’s degree in Counseling from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He has years of experience as a child & family therapist and crisis intervention specialist. Roberts is the father of three daughters who taught him much of what he knows about girls growing up. Who knew that borrowing your sister's hairbrush was a hanging offense.

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It’s not easy being eleven. It’s not easy being the new kid, in a new town, especially in a house with so many strange memories. When you’re different, when you see things that other people don’t see, what do you do? When you have no friends and everyone thinks you’re weird, who can you tell? Iris uncovers her own strange past and learns that anything is possible if you believe in yourself. Come with Iris and find yourself in the magical world of Fairalon.

Ninety-Nine Swings and I'm Gone
Much of the area around the swing was in shadow, because of the big tree, but the moon provided enough blue light to see nearby and slightly beyond. “I’m only doing this for your little brother,” Iris said, “not you.” “Who cares,” said Jeremy. “Let’s just get this over with.” He scooted further into the rope away from Iris. “I just hope you can’t catch crazy” he muttered loudly enough to hear. “Yeah? And I hope I can’t catch stupid,” replied Iris, even loud


Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
(5.00 from 17 reviews)
Fairalon explores themes of trust, friendship, self-reliance with a sprinkle of budding romance. Three troubled preteens stumble into a magical world where they encounter fantastic creatures and face real dangers together. Fairalon takes its readers through a myriad of mysterious twists and turns where anything can happen. Fairalon is a MG/YA fantasy novel with 30 full color illustrations.

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