Malinda Mitchell resides in Mississippi with her husband Alton, has four grown children, a fourteen-year-old son, and eight grandchildren. Malinda has been writing fiction for all ages for more than thirty-eight years. She began writing when her oldest child was two years old. When she wrote a story she would put it in a folder. Years later, when she bought a computer she published her stories. Malinda’s favorite interests are spending time with family and friends, writing, and still-life oil painting. Among her books and Amazon Shorts, Malinda was published in the 2008 summer and 2009 spring issues of Once Upon A Time Magazine.
Harley was a miniature dachshund who loved to annoy cats until he unexpectedly found a small egg. As Harley’s mother had taught him well, he knew that the egg contained a living being. He knew that whatever was in the egg was now an orphan and that it would need warmth and protection so it could be born.
In this delightful story, Friend, a rabbit from the previous book, gathers other animals in the forest and leads them to Miss Sugar Crumb’s house. In her magic kitchen, Miss Sugar Crumb lovingly teaches her talking animal and bird friends how to cook. She shows how fun learning can be as she encourages the animals to ask questions and patiently answers them.
Miss Sugar Crumb is a fair young maiden who loves animals and people. She enjoys feeding animals and taking food to the sick and needy. She never asks anything in return for her generosity. Wonderful, magical things happen to both animals and people who taste the treats cooked in her kitchen.
Miss Sugar Crumb’s Magic Kitchen is a finalist in the Readers Favorites 2012 Annual Awards contest.