Fynisa Engler, Children’s Book Author
Bringing sensitive subjects to life through picture books.
You’re Not My Mom: “You’re not my mom!” is Mouse’s reaction to everything at Ms. Bunny’s house, where he has to live now that his mother can no longer care for him. Everything is strange and new. Mouse misses his mom and wants to go home.
Goodbye Scrappy: The child’s loyal dog and best friend, Scrappy, has been with her since birth. How can she live without her best friend now that the time has come to say goodbye?
We Are Twins: David and Ethan might be of different races, but these best friends only see their similarities, believing they are twins no matter what others say.
Angels Are Watching: Ella’s new cancer medicine makes her weak, and she’s losing her hair, but she finds new hope when she meets her guardian angel.
Harry Can Hear: Everyone who knows Harry says, “he never listens.” It isn’t until a school hearing test reveals that Harry needs hearing aids. Once fit with hearing aids Harry can hear everything he was once missing out on.
Who’s In Your Heart: Zoe thinks her homework assignment to draw what a family looks like is easy until her family BBQ when she quickly realizes just how different families can look. The assignment now seems impossible until she learns what it means to be a family.
Finding First Grade: Clara is thrilled to be in first grade, finally a big kid, but her excitement quickly disappears as the first day of school worries kick in. Clara’s worry grows when she can’t find her classroom, can’t call home, and is now late for class. She thinks this year is off to a terrible start until she receives a delightful surprise.
Superpower Brain (Narrative Nonfiction): When Kai is the only kid in class who scrambles the letters of the spelling words, he thinks he’s not as smart as the other kids. Luckily, his teacher recognizes the problem behind Kai’s struggles – dyslexia. Dyslexia is just another big word Kai can’t spell until Mrs. Hill lets him in on a secret: dyslexia is actually a superpower. And that isn’t the only secret Mrs. Hill has been keeping.
Party At Arnie’s: Left home alone, it’s party time for Arnie and his canine friends. With music pumping and dog dancing, Stanley the Squirrel wants in. A party looks fun! But Stanely worries as things start to get out of hand. Surely everyone knows not to pee indoors. And why would anyone drink from a toilet? And most importantly, who is going to take the blame for this huge mess?
Football and Peas
Mama Bee (Narrative Nonfiction)