Book Overview -Nimpentoad
A charming tale of the courageous and resourceful little Nimpentoad , who leads his tribe of Niblings through the perilous Grunwald Forest, overcoming obstacles and encountering strange creatures along the way. Kids Enjoy the adventure and stunning illustrations. Parents appreciate a positive story that emphasizes teamwork, creativity, and leadership.
The furry bright-eyed little Nimpentoad is tired of being picked on by the bigger and meaner creatures of the ancient shadowy Grunwald Forest. He convinces his fellow Niblings to make the perilous journey to a castle where they hope to find refuge. Along the way, they are confronted by ravenous goblins, trolls, rhinotaurs, and other perils. But with teamwork and Nimpentoad's leadership, the Niblings outwit these menaces.
The tale takes place in a fantasy ecosphere comfortably familiar to fans of The Hobbit and Harry Potter. What makes Nimpentoad unique is that the story's humor and implicit lessons on bullying, teamwork, perseverance and leadership please parents, while the images and writing style strongly connect with young readers.
Available on Amazon.com in both paperback and kindle versions: Nimpentoad
About the Authors
Josh and Harrison Herz are elementary school students who enjoy fantasy stories. Josh's hobbies include parkour, building with LEGOs, and painting Warhammer miniatures. Harrison plays basketball, and collects Yu-gi-oh cards and KidRobot vinyl figures. Both are big fans of The Lord of the Rings, the annual Comic-Con convention, and have an entrepreneurial bent.
With design help from their dad, they started three web-based businesses selling LEGO party favors, custom cast bases for Warhammer, and painted concrete yard sculptures. Henry Herz's love of the fantasy genre began in elementary school with "Where the Wild Things Are" and "The Lord of the Rings," and continued by playing Dungeons & Dragons and Warhammer. Struck by inspiration one day, Henry began a fun project with his two bright young sons, who share his joy of entering the magical realms of fantasy. Together, they wrote this tale. By day, Henry is a management consultant who also teaches after school enrichment for elementary school children.
You can learn more about Nimpentoad on the official website here: Nimpentoad.com