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Eli Phant has a mysterious fever and Mama and Papa Phant have taken him to the hospital. If that wasn't bad enough, it's the holidays, and Eli misses all of his jungle friends, like Mac the Monkey, Hailey the Hippo and Crocka Dile. He doesn't realize how much they miss him too, until...


Note from the Authors:
The "Almost-Worst Best Christmas Ever" was conceived as a book to comfort children and their parents spending Christmas in the hospital, and accordingly all profits will go to Seattle Children's Hospital. We are sure, however, that this will be a go-to choice for parents looking for just the right book to cheer up a sick child, and a favorite for all children due to a host of beautifully rendered and original animal characters.


More Books By Marianne Hegg

'ELI'S OWIE AND THE BUTTERFLY KISS'

Winner of a 5 Star Reader's Choice Award!

When Eli Elephant hurts his trunk, he looks for help but each friend is too busy doing silly things. He almost gives up. But then…                                         

'tHE ALGEBRA OF WRITING; A STUDENTS EASY GUIDE TO USING MATHEMATICAL EQUATIONS INSTEAD OF OUTLINES FOR ESSAYS AND COLLEGE PAPERS'

Written for those who LOVE math but are not fans of writing. This quick how to guide shows how to turn a simple essay into an algebraic formula, making it easy for math lovers to write up to 1,000 word papers or more!

Be sure to click the button  above for the free downloadable desktop companion guide!

'bE BRAVE LITTLE BEE'

A little bee with only one wing, is told he can’t fly.

Yet, despite all odds, he finds a way to reach the stars!

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This story will rapidly become a family favorite as it touches the hearts of small children who sometimes just need a friend. It is  a wonderful reminder that a little bit of attention can make a world of difference."


Sandra Moreano 

M.Ed University of Washington

Author and Illustrator of Children's Books

Her much loved book, Eli's Owie and The Butterfly Kiss, was the first of many to come. Join her as she navigates through the development of her stories, the creation of her pages, design layouts and book marketing.  Marianne's Blog is there not just to promote her stories, but also to help other working professionals make their dreams come true! 

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