PRLog - March 14, 2011 - CAPITOLA, Calif. -- A. R. Silverberry's novel, Wyndano's Cloak, was selected as a finalist in the ForeWord Reviews 2010 Book of the Year Awards in the Juvenile Fiction category. Representing more than 350 publishers, the finalists were selected from 1400 entries in 56 categories. Wyndano's Cloak is posted on ForeWord Reviews website at http://www.bookoftheyearawards.com/
Wyndano's Cloak delivers an inspiring message for young people to believe in themselves and to trust the treasures they carry inside. In the novel, the kingdom of Aerdem is threatened. Fourteen-year-
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Wyndano's Cloak has already been honored with nine book awards, including BooksandAuthors.net 2010 Books of the Year Award, in the Fantasy/Fairy Tale genre; and Gold-Medal Winner in the 2010 Readers Favorite Awards, for Preteen fiction. Capturing the attention of judges across genres reflects the novel's wide appeal to children and adults alike.
Wyndano's Cloak has captured rave reviews. Readers Favorite proclaimed, "A. R. Silverberry is a master at characterization. Few are his equal." Feathered Quill Review declared, ". . . Constant suspense . . . impossible to put down. You're going to be very tired in the morning!" Children's Bookwatch said the book would, ". . . attract a following to clamor for sequels to this exciting tome." Readers Choice Reviews called it, ". . . A grand adventure . . . a coming-of-age soon to be classic that is certain to keep kids entertained and away from the TV and video game system for long stretches . . . Silverberry’
A. R. Silverberry is an award-winning author. He's been dreaming up stories since childhood. He lives in California, where the majestic coastline, trees, and mountains inspire his writing. Silverberry, the pen name for Peter Allan Adler, has been a licensed psychologist since 1991. He continues to balance his clinical practice with writing. He is available for interviews, book signings, and school visits. He offers talks to teachers, parents, and children on writing, self-esteem, and resilience. For more information, visit his website at http://www.arsilverberry.com.
Wyndano's Cloak is available worldwide, including Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Borders, or through your favorite online or brick-and-mortar bookstore; or can be ordered directly from the distributor, Atlas Books: 30 Amberwood Parkway, Ashland, OH 44805, Phone: 800-247-6553;
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