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Jedlie Interviews noted Children’s Author Benjamin Ellefson – The Land without Color
What If You Were Transported to a Land Without Color? And the Only One Who Could Restore it Was You?
In this exciting episode of the podcast, author Benjamin Ellefson talks about his middle-grade tale The Land without Color that is full of fantasy and wonder that will capture young reader’s minds, as well as their hearts.
Benjamin is the author of the award-winning books The Land without Color, The Great Sugar War, and The Collapsing Kingdom. Benjamin is joining us to talk about his latest book The Land Without Color, an adventure novel for children of all ages that champions diversity, self-reliance, preparedness, and eating your vegetables.
Here’s more information about Benjamin Ellefson
Benjamin Ellefson loves writing whimsical adventures for children of all ages.
Childhood was a magical time for him. Benjamin grew up in a neighborhood full of kids. Every day was filled with imagination, adventures, fantasy, and wonderful stories. In school, he loved any project that let him explore his creativity.
When Benjamin was older, he traveled across the country to study storytelling at the University of Southern California in their school of Cinema/Television. While in school, he had the amazing opportunity to work on several film productions and saw stories coming to life first hand.
Over several years after school, Benjamin had four beautiful daughters. When they were little, he spent all of his creative energy giving them the magical childhood that he had when he was small. There was nothing as exciting to Benjamin as watching their imaginations flourish as they explored the world.
Now that they are older, he wants to give that magic to all of the children of the world. Benjamin focuses his writing on modern fairy tales that are fun for kids and thought-provoking for adults. Each adventure celebrates important values of self-reliance, preparedness, and diversity. He hopes with each book to spark imagination in each reader.
Discover Benjamin Ellefson’s fun writing in the short story Permy and the Cyclops Baker available for Free at http://www.benjaminellefson.com/Free-Book/AmazonAuthor/
More about The Land without Color
When Alvin gets a mysterious pack of gum for his birthday, he, of course, blows a bubble as large as he can. But when that bubble carries him away to a far-off land where everything is gray, he’s in for the adventure of his life, and more than a little danger.
Because he’s the only one who can restore the Kingdom of Color to its former glory. To do it, Alvin has to battle man-eating plants, outsmart the bumbling Crimson Guards, cross the Sugar Dessert, overcome the two-headed dragon, and find the color-stealing goblins. It’s dangerous. Scary. Impossible! But it’s the only way to restore color to the kingdom.
In the multi-award-winning, The Land without Color, Benjamin Ellefson has crafted a middle-grade tale full of fantasy and wonder that will capture young reader’s minds, as well as their hearts.
Click the Amazon link below for book samples, reviews and to purchase!
In this interview, you’ll hear
- Introduction to the award-winning author of The Land without Color series
- What inspired Benjamin to write this book?
- How did he come up with his characters?
- What kind of reaction is Benjamin getting from readers?
- Being in Costa Rica, Is he considering to translate the book into Costa Rican language?
- An exclusive sneak peek into Benjamin’s upcoming project & some of the interesting things his website has to offer!
Learn more about the author on his website
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Thank you, Benjamin, for taking the time to share your story with us!
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Thanks for tuning in and have a pleasant day😆
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