Author Kim Krueger Although her background has been in business, Kim has always loved to write. She has written poetry and several children’s stories originally for her eldest daughter. Kim enjoys the idea of seeing the world through the eyes of her imagination and finds herself submerged in the worlds she creates. Imagination has never been in short supply ever since she was a child. Because her series rides a fine line between fantasy and reality, it calls each reader to decide for themselves if they BELIEVE! Kim has always believed that when you find something you truly love to do, even if you think it is just a dream, find your passion, the gift that is within you, believe in yourself and follow that dream. “Let yourself be open to the possibilities that await. You never know where they might take you.” Kim is a wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend. She is a writer, businesswoman, Reiki practitioner and spiritual person. She loves animals, nature and kids. Kim has lived in the Suburbs of Chicago all her life. She is creative and always tries to foster creativity in her own children as well as in others. Dino C. Crisanti Illustrator Dino is a toy inventor and educator at Columbia College by trade. He has created bronze sculptures for zoos around the country including Lincoln Park Zoo and Brookfield Zoo, as well as an interactive sculpture for Comer Children hospital. He is also regularly consigned by other private collectors and organizations to do custom pieces in bronze and other mediums. Born in Chicago, Dino was raised on the southwest side surrounded by a large and creative family. His earliest influence came from his mentor and older brother, Paul. It was Paul who handed him his first lump of clay setting him on an artistic road. Sculpture, animation, and toy design are a few of Dino's many talents on his artistic path. Now as a father, he hopes to lead his children on their own creative paths.
The Ember Rune
by K.S. Krueger Author
The Ember Rune
by K.S. Krueger Author
Published Aug 02, 2011
Genre: JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
Do you believe that the extraordinary can exist side by side within our ordinary lives? Welcome to The World of Traegonia where two young Traegons turn one boy’s ordinary world into something truly extraordinary. Where trees are homes, hawks are transportation, fairies exist and the creatures of the forests have their own stories to tell. Open yourself to possibility that just beyond the forest tree line a very different reality exists. Traegonia the Ember Rune, the second book in the Traegonia series, continues the adventures of a young boy and a community of, mystical creatures of the forest known as, Traegons. These sixteen inch tall forest dwelling creatures, that resemble a cross between a troll and a wingless dragon, are wise and inquisitive. Although, they may appear scary at first they are actually quite kind and civilized. When Dino is faced with leaving, Karia and Juna, his two young Traegon friends behind when his parents decide to go on vacation, he decides to smuggle them on board a plane to California. His family vacation turns into an adventure of a lifetime when they meet two young girls and a bold and a bit wild young Traegon named Fletch. This Northern California Mountain holds danger, mystery and a path of learning for each of these new friends. Faced with forces of nature, a rogue cougar and the evolution of their own journeys, the group of unlikely friends must believe in themselves and each other to uncover the meaning of the Ember Rune and get off the mountain safely. New friendships are made, old ones revealed and a new community of Traegons is introduced. Join Dino, Karia and Juna on this second exciting adventure and decide for yourself…. Do they exist? Do you Believe? Funny, tender and exciting you are sure to be drawn into the World of Traegonia!