Spring was in the air . . .

And vehicles were on the GO! GO! GO!!!
Race Car, Bulldozer, and Fire Truck had a wonderful time at the Spring Festival at First Step Child Care in Germanton yesterday!

There were lots of kids having a blast!

Face Painting!

Adorable animals!

Loads of interesting tables!

And of course, some super cool books and book swag! ***Cue the applause for the ‘Vehicle Dreams Series!’***

Thank you to First Step Child Care Center for inviting me and my vehicle dreams books to join in on a fantastic event.

Thank you to my loving and supportive family for attending to festivities with us.

And thank you to all of those who took home a copy of one of my books. I hope you and your little one enjoys it!


*Race Car Dreams and Bulldozer Dreams is available NOW! wherever books are sold (Bulldozer Dreams is also in Target Stores everywhere) and Fire Truck Dreams is available for pre-order. Remember to enter the giveaway if you pre-order Fire Truck Dreams. Here’s the link to the giveaway: Fire Truck Dreams pre-order campaign link There are two ways to enter the giveaway, details are in the post.

**Also, if you’d like a chance to win an F&G of Fire Truck Dreams on April 30th share this pre-order link and then fill out this simple entry form. Fire Truck Dreams F&G giveaway form link

LET THE SIRENS BLARE!!! The Pre-order Campaign Begins!!


FIRE TRUCK DREAMS is officially available for pre-order and to celebrate him being the third book in the ‘Vehicle Dreams Series’, Fire Truck and I are doing a three alarm giveaway!  (A three book alarm giveaway, that is!)

Fire Truck cover

Isn’t he adorable!

First, I want to extend my gratitude to everyone who has purchased and supported the other books in the ‘Vehicle Dreams Series’. Race Car, Bulldozer, and I are forever grateful and hope your little ones are enjoying them as much as I enjoyed writing them.

Now, onto those fiery hot giveaway details:

If you pre-order FIRE TRUCK DREAMS before his release date of October 9, 2018, I will mail you a swag pack this October that includes:

One (per order) signed bookplate.

One (per order) Fire Truck Dreams bookmark. (Photo to come this fall)

And possibly some sweet surprises. (Everyone loves a good surprise, right!)

*** IF YOU’RE A TEACHER OR CHILD CARE TAKER please let me know in your email so I can send a bookmark for every child. A simple quick note that you are a teacher or care giver and how many bookmarks you’ll need and they will be on their way this fall.  


In addition to the swag pack listed above, every pre-order placed by 11:59 PM October 8, 2018 will be eligible to win a grand prize (one grand prize giveaway per every five hundred preorders) basket filled with:

One swag pack mentioned above with FIRE TRUCK DREAMS bookmark and a signed bookplate. 

One each of RACE CAR DREAMS and BULLDOZER DREAMS bookmarks.

Race Car Dreams bookmarks       Bulldozer bookmarks

An autographed copy of ALL THREE of the vehicle dreams books! Aren’t they cute side by side! 

Additional swag gear (a mini race car trophy, a squishy cone stress toy, and a fun fire truck squishy stress toy!) (Squishy fire truck photo to come!)

trophies          Cone

One $25 Barnes and Noble gift card

One $25 Starbucks gift card

(And! Additional items to be announced throughout the duration of the preorder campaign.)

To Enter: 

Pre-order FIRE TRUCK DREAMS by 11:59 October 8, 2018.

Send a quick email to vehicledreamsbooks@gmail.com with the number of copies you pre-ordered in your the subject line. Please only send one email per person. The number of copies ordered listed in the subject line will suffice for multiple entries. Also, within the email include your mailing address for your swag to be sent to and if you’d like the bookplate inscribed, please include the name. Or if you prefer, you can fill out this simple, short google doc form and I’ll do the rest for you! Google Doc Pre-order Form


Everyone loves bonus entries, right! If you order both RACE CAR DREAMS AND BULLDOZER DREAMS with your pre-order of FIRE TRUCK DREAMS, you will receive TEN entries for the grand prize giveaway! 

IF you already own one or both of the vehicle dreams books, attach a photo of your book or books and you will get FIVE bonus entries per book (FIVE for RACE CAR DREAMS and FIVE for BULLDOZER DREAMS!). Bonus entries for books you already own are only eligible IF you preorder FIRE TRUCK DREAMS. Total entries will be TEN for the grand prize giveaway!  

International entries are welcome. 

Auto receipt for your entries will be sent. 

Winners (chosen by random computer draw) will be announced by October 31, 2018. Proof of pre-order will be required for grand prizes. 

To make preordering easy for you, here’s some links:

And lastly, once again a sincere and heartfelt thank you to every single person who has purchased one of my books. It’s your support that brings the love of books into children’s lives. And with your continued support, authors just like me will be able to keep writing those words for your children to enjoy.

One last thing, please feel free to post and share this blog post anywhere you’d like. The more entries, the more giveaways!