Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Johnny Big-Ears, The Feel-Good Friend
by John Paul Padilla
October 3, 2017 Book Blast


October is National Bullying Prevention Month! Join the Campaign with this Amazing Book!


Book Details

Genre: Children
Published by: Padilla Goldworks
Publication Date: March 20, 2012
Number of Pages: 40
ISBN: 0979889847 (ISBN13: 9780979889844)
Purchase Links: Johnny Big-Ears, The Feel-Good Friend on Amazon Johnny Big-Ears, The Feel-Good Friend on Barnes & Noble Johnny Big-Ears, The Feel-Good Friend on Goodreads


Johnny BIG-EARS is just like every other five-year-old child, but when he starts his first day of kindergarten, children begin to tease him because of his enormously large ears. Follow Johnny as he faces the challenges that being different presents. How will Johnny react to being teased? Find out why Johnny turns out to be a winner in this endearing, thoughtful book that addresses typical childhood bullying and offers children advice on how to deal with teasing. Whether you're a parent or an educator, now you will be able to encourage your kids or students through this special book and help motivate all young kids to start feeling good about themselves no matter who they are, or what they look like!


Author Bio:

John Paul Padilla was born in December 11, in Los Angeles, California. He is a multi-award winning author that includes Mom’s Choice Award. He is also a public speaker and advocate against bullying. He is currently residing in the Central Valley of California. John Paul is an ex model, and has danced for fifteen years with a dance academy. He has written lyrical, verses that were recorded by Nashville artists. He has previously published Wings to Cross an Ocean, an inspirational poetry book that encourages personal growth and happiness for adults. John Paul was inspired to write his first anti-bullying book, Johnny Big Ears, the Feel Good Friend, based on his own childhood experiences with teasing and bullying. He has also written Johnny Big-Ears, Meets His New Neighbor Suzy, for little girls, who get teased because of their weight. Both of his books are now out in Spanish. Most recently, Johnny Big-Ears won the Grand prize for best overall, Best Book Cover in the 2017 IndieBRAG First Annual Book Cover Contest.
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  1. What great illustrations! Thanks so much for sharing this Debbie.

  2. It's great to see a book about this topic that reaches young people this age. Hugs...

  3. That sounds like a really good book with an important message.

  4. This sounds like a great book and such an important topic for kids now.

  5. This sounds like a perfect book and you can never have enough books round this topic.

  6. Thank you so much for sharing this book blast and for your support. As a child, I too was teased and bullied and why I know from experience, how it feels to be targeted for looking different but thanks to my bad experiences, I got inspired to write my anti-bullying books and help kids deal with bullying!!

    ** Best Wishes **
    John Paul Padilla


    1. It was my pleasure John. Its a wonderful way to make your stand against bullying.

  7. What could be better for October -Bullying Prevention Month, that this wonderfully written and illustrated award-winning book!
    We are proud to have it as a B.R.A.G.Medallion Honoree

    1. That is indeed an honor. Thanks for stopping by and letting us know!