Nadine Thomas Tells Story of ‘Grandma’s Magic Box’

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Nadine Thomas loves to tell her grandchildren some make believe stories where they are the characters. Such activity inspired her to write “Grandma’s Magic Box” (published by Xlibris), a book meant to entertain and educate children ages 4 to 8.

This book is a collection of stories written by a grandmother and sent to her grandson as a way to keep in touch over a long distance. These stories are delightful adventure trips for young children. The stories all revolve around a box that the grandmother had given to her grandson for Christmas. Each story takes readers to a different location with facts about that location. The ending of each story is quite a mystery.

“This is a book that will be fun to read to children with its surprise endings but also fun for children to read to themselves and imagine being in those exciting places,” Thomas says. “I would hope my book would leave the children wanting to visit each place.”

An excerpt from the book:

“Well, I really don’t know where I am or how I got here. You see there is this box”——and somehow my story sounded silly even to me.

“Grandma’s Magic Box”

By Nadine Thomas

Softcover | 8.5 x 8.5in | 64 pages | ISBN 9781543477078

E-Book | 64 pages | ISBN 9781543477061

Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author

Born in Portland, Oregon on Feb.17, 1937, Nadine Thomas moved to California at age of 6 weeks. Being a navy junior and a navy wife, she has lived in 37 cities. She attended four different high schools and four different colleges. She received her degree in chemistry and biology from the University of San Diego. Her favorite job was teaching biology. She presently lives in a house her husband built in Aiken which he named “Dunromin.” Her grandchildren live in Indianola, Washington.

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