Shelly Faith Nicholson is the author of "Jake the Snake and the Stupid Time-Out Chair" and the soon to be released second book in the early chapter book series, "A Stinky Surprise for Jake the Snake." Shelly is also published in several children's magazines and is working on a picture book, a middle school novel, and her third Jake the Snake book. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and the Ligonier Valley Writer's Group. Besides writing, Shelly enjoys running, skiing, cooking, reading, and spending time with her four children. Shelly's youngest son, Jacob, was inspiration for her Jake the Snake series of books.
SYNOPSIS: Jake the Snake is a rambunctious kindergartner who is always getting into mischief! And when that happens, he is sent to the "stupid time-out chair." Jake the Snake is scared Santa Claus is watching and will bring a stupid lump of coal for Christmas 'cause Christmas isn't far away! When Jake the Snake drowns his brother's pet lizard in chocolate sauce, he is really afraid. But things only get worse when Jake the Snake goes to the mall to visit Santa and barfs in the mall elf's hat! Will Jake the Snake get a stupid lump of coal for Christmas? Or will Santa forgive him for all the naughty things he's done all year?
To learn more about Shelly, you can visit her website www.booksbyshelly.com