Ben’s imagination has led to adventures around the world.
Trekking Tibet and Mt Everest.
Studying in Austria.
Hiking in Scotland.
Bicycling rail trails.
House building in Guatemala
And now, imagining original children stories told through Spellbinders and through his books. Imagination fired by adventure and experiences.
Ben is active in SCBWI and a member of a local children’s writing critique group. He is a former Marketing Manager for a major corporation and ran his own marketing consulting business. He started writing children’s stories in 2008 and has completed over twenty books including picture books, middle grade and young adult. He lives with his wife in Lexington, Kentucky.
An ancient forest, a dark night, a strange woman—and whispers. A young boy enlists the help of a bent, gnarled woman to find his lost brother and enters a eerie Irish forest where he learns from the whisper of trees.
The book has excitement, adventure, and the dream of all humans. To fly. Naa’ki, a boy snatched by a giant eagle, must use his wits and knowledge to survive. And save his people and the animals from famine. To succeed he will have to give up his future.
Tom craves danger—to forget. He persuades his cousin Will to walk across High Bridge, a single track railroad bridge with no railings. Danger follows them onto the track, and Tom has to make a deadly choice.
I've never made wine, but always thought I'd like to try. If I do, I'll use this book. It's straight forward yet detailed enough that I think I could. And the recipes cover every kind from corn to dandelion. (And grape too.) Even if you are like me and have only a passing interest in making wine, this book is worth a read. You might start collecting bottles. :)