The Glen of Way Back When

by Kelly Anne Manuel


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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/18/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 24
ISBN : 9798765234037
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Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 24
ISBN : 9798765234044

About the Book

“The Glen of Way Back When” was born as a poem and remains so in this newly minted Book Eleven of Kelly Anne Manuel’s Childhood Classics. In this story the Child is invited on a journey to a magical enchanted forest known as a glen. The narrator’s excitement about the discovery of this special place rings through each step of the journey and will immediately engage the Child. “The Glen of Way Back When” offers a standing invitation to the Child. It is a playful place where skipping, “The Glen of Way Back When” offers a standing invitation to the Child. It is a playful place where skipping, of peace that is always available to the Child. The narrator states this plainly at the end of the book for the Child to absorb. The simple words take on new meaning as the illustrations pair perfectly with their presentation. The illustrations lead the way to an adventure where discovering an imaginary glen is possible. Moonbeams, hearts, animals, and trees all gather to capture and keep the Child’s attention. The Child’s inner thoughts will be ignited with possibilities as all manner of images leap off the pages. Children are naturally able to imagine events that are characteristic of a playful youth. In this story the author encourages the Child to actively engage in flexing their imagination muscles. It creates a safe place of inner peace and calm which is a mechanism for coping with emotions. It allows for memories to be included in conversations and the author hopes it leads to many of them. It is in Early Childhood that futures are being constructed. “The Glen of Way Back When” is a tool in a Caregiver’s toolbox to assist with that healthy formation. The idea that accessing a beautiful glen for beneficial thoughts and feelings is a theme that the author embraces. The Child who reads this book will be introduced to a magical, enchanted glen that they can visit today, always, and way back when.


About the Author

Kelly Anne Manuel is the good kind of contagious. She is an eternal optimist who strives to see the good in all her days and throughout all aspects of her life journey. She has a unique voice that Children respond to because it is characterized by her own actively vibrant Inner Child. Kelly Anne earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Telecommunications with a minor in Spanish from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. She spent her early adulthood in a corporate career and then took time off to raise her son Ryan Michael. When she reentered the workforce it was in the Preschool arena that she flourished. When she is not writing her books for Children she spends her time creating stories with paint. Both creative outlets allow her to feel that she is contributing to Children in a greater and broader fashion. She loves to tell stories and Children love to hear them.