Once Upon A Time... A House, A Tale For Children And All Those Young At Heart


This captivating fantasy story by Dulce Rodrigues tells you how animals influence Man and can mend his behaviour to respect himself and nature!

Sassoeiros (Lisbon region) (I-Newswire) February 6, 2014 - Once Upon a Time... a House received Honorable Mention at the 2013 Hollywood Book Festival.

The story is set in a farm, somewhere in the middle of nowhere that could also be everywhere. Lonely and forgotten by everybody, a House has one day the joy of seeing different guests come, one by one with the seasons, to build a new life: Mrs. Spider, Mr. and Mrs. Mouse, Mrs. Duck and her ducklings, the big gray and white Cat, the Ewe, even the Ants and the Bees… all of this little community shares the same place and lives peacefully together. Until one day this agreeable quietude is disturbed by the arrival of Man and his faithful friend, the Dog! What lesson must Man learn in order to become less selfish and more respectful of nature? A bitter lesson!

Once Upon a Time... a House is the English version of the children's bestselling book Il Etait une Fois une Maison, which was awarded a literary prize in France back in 2004, and the respective e-book (kindle) has been since its publication often in the TOP 100 of its category at Amazon.com.

This cute story has had a fantastic feedback from readers and reviewers. One reviewer said: I think that children and adults alike will enjoy the overall messages: There is a place/role in this world for everyone-despite how big or small it may be. Also, animals should be treated kindly because they, too, have an important role to play in keeping nature balanced. The French writer, poet and philosopher Serge Lapisse wrote: a work that invites us to look at life in a different way, and to enter a world where beauty overcomes ugliness. It takes inspiration both from the classic tale by its realistic features and from the contemporary tale by its fantasy. I couldn't but congratulate her for leading us through such paths of live that are alas very often overlooked as we grow adult.

About the Author
Award-winning Dulce Rodrigues has authored six children's books and a travelogue about Egypt. She speaks six living languages and translates her own books. Born and raised in Lisbon, Portugal, she received a scholarship to study at the Goethe-Institut in Germany, and one for a scientific course with the Open University in the UK, and wound up living in many different countries around Europe. Now retired after a career that included working for NATO and as a translator for the U.S. Military, she currently lives in Belgium, where in addition to writing she enjoys travelling, gardening, and arts in general. Dulce Rodrigues was awarded Honourable Mention at the 2013 Hollywood Book Festival and also at the 2013 London Book Festival, and received several literary awards in France. A few of her plays for children were performed in European countries. Please visit her at www.dulcerodrigues.info (personal) or at www.barry4kids.net (children's website).

Once Upon a Time . . . A House: a tale for children and all those young at heart (ISBN: 978-1-60976-766-2) is now available for $18.95 and can be ordered through the publisher's website, at Amazon.com, or Barnes&Noble.com.

Wholesalers: This book is distributed by Ingram Books and other wholesale distributors. Contact your representative with the ISBN for purchase. Wholesale purchase for retailers, universities, libraries, and other organizations is also available through the publisher; please email bookorder@aeg-online-store.com.

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About Dulce Rodrigues

Awarded-winning Portuguese author Dulce Rodrigues writes about children's stories and tales, juvenil   More..e books, English literature, world and flower legends, Portuguese recipes, the healing power of plants... She speaks six living languages and was awarded two scholarships (one for Germany, one for the UK), and her books and tales have received literary prices at the Hollywood Book Festival, London Book Festival, and in France.Less..

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