About the Book
Book: Do Your Best, Tess!
Author: Janet Morris Grimes
Genre: Children’s picture book – ages 4 – 8
Release date: June 28, 2022
Tess is as scattered as the toys and clothes all over her floor. She flits from one activity to another and forms the habit of never finishing anything.
But when her dream is on the line, she discovers the importance of not getting distracted so she can finish what she starts.
Do Your Best, Tess! is a read-aloud participation book. The reader will encourage and cheer for Tess as she learns to truly do her best.
The first in the Character is a Choice! series.
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About the Author
A wife of one, mother of three, and Tootsie to four, Janet currently writes from her quiet two-acre corner of the world near Elizabethtown, KY.
Her debut novel, Solomon’s Porch, was a 2022 American Christian Fiction Writers Carol Awards Finalist.
More from Janet
The idea for this series started over twenty-five years ago, when it was my turn to write a skit for our children’s worship service at church. I came up with a rhyming, read-aloud, interactive story where the kids could help the main character make better choices. They loved it, and they remembered the fun catch phrase long after that night. We created some great memories through the story, and that’s what I hope to offer to children of today.
Do Your Best, Tess! is about a little girl who’s learning to finish what she starts, and why that’s so important. Tess gets distracted easily, and I think we can all relate, especially with today’s culture.
I so enjoy reading this story to my own grandchildren. They love helping Tess remember to put forth her best effort, even when she doesn’t feel like doing so.
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To celebrate her tour, Janet is giving away the grand prize package of a $50 Amazon gift card and a signed hard-cover copy of Do Your Best, Tess!!
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Janet Morris Grimes’ Do Your Best, Tess! is a cute children’s book to read. It was fun to see how Tess can do her best along the way. There were a few lessons to learn. I found Tess to be a role model and one that young readers can relate to. I loved it.
Do Your Best, Tess! is illustrated by the talented artist, Jake Robbins. The pictures are vibrant and colorful that are perfect addition to the story.
I am giving Do Your Best, Tess! five stars. I recommend it for readers who are between the ages of four and eight. It would be a great placement in school and local libraries. I would love to see other stories from Janet Morris Grimes.
I received a soft cover copy of Do Your Best, Tess! from the publisher, but was not required to write a positive review. This review is one hundred percent my own honest opinion.