Sammi Jo and the Best Adventure Ever

Sammi Jo Adventure Series - Book 3

Children - Adventure
140 Pages
Reviewed on 12/25/2019
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Author Biography

Dede Stockton loves to read and has enjoyed reading her whole life. As a child, she was a military brat and so lived all over the world. Most places did not have television, or at least not American television, and because she is an only child and there were no electronic devices in those days, she read... Anything she could get her hands on!

Dede lives in Colorado where she can enjoy all 4 seasons on any given day! She owns a home based business as a virtual assistant and loves interacting with clients all over the country. Part of the freedom of being self-employed is one of being able to pursue other dreams. Writing a book is one of those dreams and Dede hopes to be able to write many more in the coming years.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Peggy Jo Wipf for Readers' Favorite

Dede Stockton creates an exciting adventure for children through her Sammi Jo Adventure series. Sammi Jo and the Best Adventure Ever is the third in this series and is perfect for children with vivid imaginations. Sammi Jo and her cousin Jake have made several trips into the ocean to meet their aquatic friends. One day the ocean creatures are very quiet and edgy. Further inquiry reveals there have been rumors of a sea dragon, Drakon, who is stirring up trench creatures to cause a rebellion. Fear strikes the peace-loving Merpeople, dolphins, seahorses, and other creatures. Sammi Jo helps them to come up with a plan but hopes harmony can be restored. Meanwhile, Sammi Jo's parents are looking into adopting another child. What will Sammi Jo's reaction be to sharing her home, parents, and adventures?

Sammi Jo and the Best Adventure Ever is entertaining for young children while teaching social skills. Dede Stockton creates an eight-year-old girl who likes to make friends with people and animals. Sammi Jo readily accepts new friends and looks for the good in people, even if they've made a mistake in the past. She is eager to share and looks for solutions to problems. I love how Sammi Jo is optimistic about everything. The author shows children a loving home and a family that celebrates the blessings in life as they continually look for the best in others. The author blends an ocean adventure with some mystical creatures and a family that encourages each other. The author makes this adventure available in paperback, kindle, and audible. The illustrations are great in this novel and add more to the storyline.