New, Lower Price on all Dolphin House Books

To make reading more affordable and available to more children, Dolphin House Books has announced a reduction in price for all of their children’s picture ebooks.

Starting immediately, the price of all Dolphin House Books will be $2.99 each, at all of the retail outlets – Amazon, Smashwords, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Sony and more, including our own Dolphin House Bookstore.

Happy Reading!

Update to Affiliate Program

Hi All

This post is going to be short but sweet.  Just last week, we announced our new Affiliate Program (see post below).  Today, we have a new Affiliate Button link to announce 

This new button, added to your site, is bound to get you more affiliate clicks.  So, if you haven't gotten the email with the code yet, let me know and I will send it to you.

If you haven't signed up as an affiliate, read the post below and get started today!

Happy Reading!

Dolphin House Affiliate Program

 

Great news for everyone!  Dolphin House Books now has an Affiliate Program.

Last week, we signed up with E-junkie.com to provide us with a personal platform to sell our ebooks.

E-junkie.com is a hosted shopping cart and digital delivery service which lets you sell anything digital (ebooks, music, software etc.) and tangible (t-shirts, posters, scooters etc.) on your website, blog or social network.  It serves over 13,000 active merchants.

E-junkie gives our customers the ability to pay via Pay-Pal (or credit card, if you don’t have a PayPal account).

It also offers us a custom affiliate program which does all of our tracking for us. It enables us to track and pay our affiliates through PayPal on a timely basis. It allows us to offer our affiliates the highest commission rate in the ebook business.

Best of all, E-junkie doesn’t take a percentage of our sales the way Amazon or Smashwords does. It simply charges us a small, set fee each month, no matter how many sales we have.

And for our affiliates, it offers free set-up and tracking. There is NEVER a charge to an affiliate, from E-junkie or from us.

Thanks to E-junkie, we are now able to offer the best affiliate program in the ebook business.

If you are interested in learning more about our affiliate program, simply click on “Become an Affiliate” in the menu bar, above.  There is no obligation to join.

We hope you will join us and help encourage reading.

10 Famous People Talk About Reading

Sometimes, I wonder if people think that the only reason I promote reading is because I want to sell my  picture ebooks for children.  The answer to that is a resounding “NO.”  I sincerely believe that reading is the key to becoming the best that one can be.

I’m not alone in thinking this way. Here are quotes from 10 people, famous throughout history, giving us their opinions on reading.

 “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.”-Harry S. Truman

 

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”-Richard Steele

 

“Any book that helps a child to for a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” - Maya Angelou

 

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”— Frederick Douglass

 

“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” — Emilie Buchwald

 

“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” — Jacqueline Kennedy

 

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.”— Dr. Seuss

 

“You may have tangible wealth untold. / Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. / Richer than I you can never be – / I had a mother who read to me.”— Strickland Gillilan

 

“The ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.” —Malcolm X

 

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.”— Walt Disney

 

And one extra – just for fun:

Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. - Groucho Marx

 

Happy Reading!

A Mother’s Gift

You may have tangible wealth untold,

Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold.

“Richer than I you can never be –

I had a mother who read to me.”

— Strickland Gillilan

I came across this quote this morning and it spoke to something deep inside me. I, too, had a mother who read to me.

We lost her to a brain tumor when I was just six years old, but before she was taken away, she taught me to read and instilled in me a love of reading that has lasted my entire life.

I can’t begin to tell you what that did for me. For starters, it gave me a great foundation for school and learning. It also ensured that I never lacked for something to do when I wanted to be entertained.

Knowing how to read, and enjoying it, has enriched my life beyond belief.

Reading has kept me up to date on current happenings and transported me to magical lands far away.  It has helped me to understand people from different backgrounds and cultures. It has made me laugh and made me cry.

Books have been my friends when I was all alone. They have allowed me to leave behind my daily challenges and enter a fantasy world where everything has a happy ending.

When I remember my mother, the thing I remember most is her reading to me. We would sit on the big overstuffed sofa, her arms encircling me and explore the worlds contained in these books together.

Just thinking about that time makes me feel safe and happy. If I could have one wish for every child in the world, I would wish that each one could know the joy of reading.

FREE eBook Download

We are right in the middle of our FREE download promotion for ”Daniel’s Problem.”

Pony rides are one of the most-loved activities at the circus, but they are in danger of stopping because Daniel the pony has developed a problem. The bald spot on his head gets sunburned and causes him pain. Can the circus owner find a way to solve Daniel’s problem and keep him from being given away?

This picture ebook for children, is now available for FREE download to your Kindle, Ipad, PC or other device on Amazon March 4 and 5, 2013

Get your FREE copy while they last during this limited promotion. Just click on the “Buy from Amazon” button on the right and it will take you to the FREE download.

Remember – you MUST do this today in order to get the ebook FREE. Tomorrow it goes back to the regular price.

Why choose an ebook instead of a hard copy?

While it may be fun to hold an actual hard copy of a book and turn the pages, it’s not practical in today’s world.
Hard copies take up space. They get lost. They get torn. They are a problem to take on vacation or to grandma’s house.
To obtain a hard copy, you must either take the time to visit a brick and mortar store or order online and wait for delivery.
You can have an ebook in your hand within a minute or two.
With ebooks, you can store hundreds of books in a tiny ereader or tablet. No getting to grandma’s house or to the babysitter’s and finding that you don’t have the book that your child wants to hear tonight.

What types of ebooks and stories does Dolphin House Books Publish?

Dolphin House Books publishes picture ebooks and stories for children.
We are proud to say that we publish:
  • Stories that never go out of style.
  • Stories that were relevant in your grandmother’s time, are relevant now and will still be relevant when your children have grandchildren.
  • Stories that subtly show the right way to do things while being entertaining.
  • Stories that show wrong-doing being punished and good deeds being rewarded.
  • Stories that show that while no one is perfect, mistakes can be corrected and forgiven.
  • Stories that show our core values.
  • Stories that show that helping others is good and hurting others is bad. 
  • Stories that your child will want to hear over and over again.
  • Stories that leave you and your child feeling good.
When you purchase an ebook from Dolphin House Books, you can be confident that you will receive a book that tells a story that you will be proud to read to your child.

Daniel’s Problem

Dolphin House Books, eBooks for Children is proud to offer Daniel's Problem, a children's picture ebook by author Nancy Nuce as it's latest publication.
 New Daniels Problem Cover - 2
 
 
 
 
Daniel's Problem, tells the story of a circus pony who faces being given away because of a problem that makes it difficult for him to give rides to the children. The story explores the various ways the circus people attempt to solve the problem and how a young girl comes to his rescue.
 
 
Daniel's Problem, is available from Amazon books at amzn.to/140pqiU

The Three Little Rabbits and the Bake Sale Pie

Dolphin House Books, eBooks for Children, is proud to offer The Three Little Rabbits and the Bake Sale Pie, a children's picture ebook by author Nancy Nuce, as it's first publication. This is the first of a planned series of books which will both entertain and teach children about various aspects of life.
 
 
New Cover - 3 Rabbits - 2
 
 
The Three Little Rabbits and the Bake Sale Pietells the story of three little rabbits who devise a scheme to get a pie just for themselves. The reader will learn how their plan is discovered and what happens after it goes awry.
 
The Three Little Rabbits and the Bake Sale Pieis available from Amazon books at http://amzn.to/WYcqUh
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