According to Author D.L. Carroll, "This is the third award-winning book in the Sir Licksalot Series. 'Sir Licksalot & The Arctic Fools,' officially released on January 4, 2014, became available in November 2013. The series is currently featured in the January 2014 issue of Bay Area Parent Magazine. It is also featured in the Santa Clara Weekly newspaper. The reporter referred to the series as, 'An engaging and educational series for reluctant readers.' Teachers are purchasing the entire series for their classrooms to fulfill the need for stories that grab the reluctant reader's interest."
She added, "I couldn't be more elated with the evolution of all three books, 'Sir Licksalot & The Maverick Fools,' 'Sir Licksalot & The Island Fools,' and 'Sir Licksalot & The Arctic Fools,' and I am already receiving requests from the readers for the next book."
Review Quotes and Awards:
Family Review Center: "In this, the third of a great series by D.L. Carroll, the boys and Sir Licksalot head off on a new adventure without the girls. From scary moments where they think there is no way they will live another moment, to moments filled with laughter and antics ... this is an adventure they come to love as they learn about Global Warming and how they can help to reduce the cause and effects of this scientific phenomena. True to form D.L. Carroll has taken each book in her series up a notch in literary brilliance and captivating content. Her way with words is one moment witty and one moment engaging, in thoughts that go much deeper than what is seen at the surface." Best of the Year 2013, Editor's Choice, Seal of Approval & Pre-Release Endorsement.
Stories for Children Magazine editor Terri Forehand: "What do you get when you combine great characters, a magic fountain, and a quirky dog? You get a fun filled chapter book to engage readers from page one. Sir Licksalot & The Arctic Fools is just such a story. Besides page turning action, realistic characters, and a strong setting, D. L. Carroll adds a mix of facts about Global warming, arctic climate, and natural habitats. From glacier caves to icicles the reader will not only be engaged and entertained but will learn cool things about science and the environment. Teachers and parents will definitely approve and kids will be none the wiser because they will be enjoying a good read."
Readers Favorite: "D.L. Carroll has come up with a book that all children will find endearing. It is a story with a message and also new concepts that will stimulate the curiosity of a child. The contents in the story are captivating. The author's literary descriptions are brilliant enough to enchant any reader. The book is ideal for school libraries and children's libraries because of its adventure theme and the relevant message of global warming which is very important for any child to know and comprehend."
"Sir Licksalot & The Arctic Fools" (ISBN-10: 1-62907-671-3) is for Ages 7-12. Illustrations by Teri Cuneo.
Synopsis: Unsure if it is a sizzling heat wave or global warming, the boys decide to have an outdoor sleep over. Bobby loses his temper and storms out of the tent to cool off next to the magical fountain. Without thinking of the consequences, he makes a remark that causes everyone, including Sir Licksalot, to become vulnerable to extreme conditions. The boys make a priceless discovery while Sir Licksalot fearlessly leads them into a few pickles around every slippery and unpredictable corner.
This fast paced epic adventure will melt your heart, make you sweat, and give you goose bumps.
For more information about "Sir Licksalot & The Arctic Fools," Sir Licksalot Series, or author D.L. Carroll, please visit http://www.dlcarroll.com/ .
Media Queries: D.L. Carroll, email darlene[at]dlcarroll.com.
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