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10 of My Favorite Children's Books by Indie Authors

By Rebecca Yee

Being a children's book author has been an amazing experience. Not only do you connect with people from all over the world with your stories, you also connect with people all over the world who are also authors.


In my 9 years as an author, I have made some awesome friends and acquaintances. I respect them all highly, because I know how hard and competitive this industry can be. So, I would like to take this time and tell you about some of my favorite children's books written by indie authors.


If you want to order books from Indie Authors, please check out Oakiebees.com

It is a online bookstore by Indie Authors and it only stocks books from Indie Authors. You will find most of these books below, as well as many more that I love. Also, you will find a lot of our books on there as well!


On to some of my favorite books...

1) HOPE by Kealy Connor Lonning

What do you HOPE for your children? Do you hope for them to be kind? To be strong and brave? To be happy and grateful? To be curious and wise? To feel loved and secure?

HOPE is a beautiful, inspirational book that explores these traits, and values, that parents hope that their children will embrace. Sweet rhyming text, and gorgeous, captivating illustrations, show heartwarming glimpses of real-life situations.

2) Goggles: The Bear Who Dreamed of Flying by Jonathan Gunson

The heart-warming story of a very small bear with a very big dream! Everyone tells him he is too little to fly, but he always wears flying goggles just in case they change their minds, which is why his family call him 'Goggles'. Then one day, he discovers a BIG SECRET that means his dream might just come true...

3) This I Know: Seeing God in the World He Made by Clay Anderson

Have you noticed the fingerprints of God in the world around us? The creation tells us about its Creator. His beauty in the trees. His power in the thunder. His eternity in the night sky.

Join a young girl and her family on an unforgettable road trip. Witness the wonder of God's world. And see how all of creation confirms what the Bible tells us: Jesus loves me, this I know.

4) LineKid's ABCs by Jeanna Borgmann

I might be a little biased to this book, LOL. But it is a good one.

Children and adults can explore the work of Electrical Lineman through the letters of the Alphabet.

5) Cami Kangaroo Has Too Many Sweets by Stacy C. Bauer

Cami Kangaroo loves sweets.


In fact, she can't stop thinking about them.


She loves them sooo much, that even after Mommy catches her eating from a bucket of ice cream, she still finds ways to sneak them.


Will Cami ever be able to follow the rules about junk food?

6) Bruce Lee: A Kid's Book About Pursuing Your Passions

Some people call me the father of mixed martial arts. Others see me as a movie star. But what some might not know is that I struggled to get there…


In the new Mini Movers and Shakers children’s book series comes a cast of characters who have failed yet succeeded despite overwhelming obstacles. In the fifth volume, we meet Bruce Lee. Find out what happens in this kids book about pursuing your passions.

7) B is for Breathe by Dr. Melissa Boyd