The Ms. Flygirl Series by Miho Madarame


Ms. Flygirl and Sky Daisy is the first book in the Flygirl series by Miho Madarame. 
This collection of short fantasies for kids (ages 6-8) as well as kids at heart chronicles the adventures of Ms. Flygirl and her yellow helicopter Sky Daisy. She saves a big tree in a tricky card game, helps a red hippo (a moving mail box!) deliver pink lemonade, and makes a deal for land with a bossy fox. When she is stranded on an uninhabited island, she is saved by a bottlenose dolphin. These witty but warm stories celebrate the spirit of adventure in all of us.

Ms. Flygirl’ s adventures continue in Ms. Flygirl’s Fantastic Five Daysthe second book of her successful series. As in the first book, independent and creative Ms. Flygirl, who lives in a helicopter named Sky Daisy, is ready to bravely embark upon new escapades. She bakes pastries with letters inside, takes part in a chorus contest with creatures in the forest, helps a kitty to look for his twin brother, and plants a remarkable flower garden. Readers will enjoy her happy, warm personality and getting to know a variety other interesting characters in these witty short stories.


About the Author:

Miho Madarame was born and grew up in Tokyo, Japan.

She graduated from Tokyo University of Education (now Tsukuba University) and then studied in graduate school in Humanities at The University of Chicago. She holds a BA in English literature, MA in Humanities, and ABD in History of Culture.

In 1984 she won a literary competition of children’s literature, and her first book Princess Flies in the Sky was published by Poplar Publishing, one of the biggest publishers for children’s books in Japan. Subsequently, she wrote 30 more books. She also translated many children’s books from English into Japanese, including Peter Pan and the Thomas the Tank Engine series.

After she moved to the United States, she studied drawing at the Glassel Art School in Houston, TX.

She currently divides time between Scottsdale, Arizona and San Diego, California.

 

The No Sugar Baker’s Cookbook of Healthy Living & No Regrets

On her 44th birthday, Jayne got deathly sick and landed herself in the emergency room with stunning vitals. After numerous tests, the ER physician diagnosed her as a severe diabetic who was minutes away from having a stroke. Jayne lost her vision/eyesight for 15 days. After that she changed her diet and eliminated all sugar, fruit, flour and snacking. Today, Jayne has lost 60 lbs, is medicine free and her eyesight is now 20/20. All accomplished by pure lifestyle change. She started a blog, the No Sugar Baker.  That blog now has over 95,000 followers and typically every Saturday, her live Facebook cooking demos get about 40,000 views. In March 2021, Jayne released her first cookbook of No Sugar recipes including desserts, entrees, soups and treats. The No Sugar Baker’s Cookbook of Healthy Living & No Regrets is available for sale on Amazon. To learn more, go to www.nosugarbaker.com

 

Whyography: Building a Brand Fueled by Purpose

Chris Olsen, the Owner of My Founder Story and author of Whyography: Building a Brand Fueled by Purpose, empowers womxn business owners to clarify their WHY, developing their purpose-driven brand story, and confidently sharing it with the world, providing a foundation for entrepreneurial success.

Inspired by her clients (at My Founder Story) and her own personal WHY, Chris Olsen published Whyography: Building a Brand Fueled by Purpose. This guidebook includes dozens of exercises and examples to developing your Whyography, plus the inspirational stories of more than 30 female founded businesses who are leading with their WHY.

Synopsis:

Every day in America, women business owners are denied access to resources to achieve success. But a growing community of fierce founders are refusing to settle for the status quo. They know what they stand for and they want everyone else to know too. Rather than focusing on WHAT they do, they’re leading with their WHY. A Whyography combines the principles of storytelling and the power of purpose to honor your journey and what it took to get where you are today. This guidebook to developing your Whyography includes dozens of exercises and examples, plus the inspirational stories of more than 30 fierce founders who are leading with their WHY. Author Chris Olsen also shares outrageous moments from her 12-year radio career and how the moments that tested her values ultimately led to the launch of her purpose-driven business.

Whyography: Building a Brand Fueled by Purpose is available for sale on Amazon. One hundred percent of proceeds from book sales benefit the Fueled by Purpose micro grant fund for womxn business owners.

To read an excerpt from the book, go to: https://www.myfounderstory.com/introduction-basic-or-beyonce/


About the Author:

Chris Olsen is a strategic storyteller who has devoted her career to connecting individuals and organizations using the power of words, images and experiences. After more than a decade working in broadcast media, Chris launched a communications consultancy and began leveraging her behind-the-scenes media expertise to benefit clients.

Through her work as a consultant, Chris realized her WHY–to support women-owned businesses in confidently communicating their purpose and impact, setting them up for entrepreneurial success. She created My Founder Story as a platform for doing so.

A Minneapolis, Minnesota native, Chris now enjoys life in the country surrounded by organic veggie gardens and her art teacher partner’s overflowing pottery studio. She spends her free time writing and volunteering as a youth mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

To learn more, go to https://www.myfounderstory.com