Joseph has authored two award-winning children's books in this series. The first book, titled Squire With Fire - A Happy Dragon Tale was published in 2018 and is the recipient of four book awards: Mom's Choice Award - Gold, Purple Dragonfly Award, Family Choice Award, and Reader's Favorite Five Star. The second book, titled Squire with Fire - When Sparks Fly has earned five awards; Mom's Choice Award - Gold, Purple DragonFly, StoryMonster, Family Choice Award and Reader's Favorite Five Star. Squire With Fire - Blaze of Color is scheduled for publication in 2022.
This award-winning picture book for 3-7 year-olds features a giraffe named Zuri and a hippopotamus called Kubwa. They face a horrific life-death challenge which later bonds them as friends. The book includes facts about these two beautiful creatures along with a personal letter from Joseph to enhance awareness about the very effective efforts being made by Giraffe Conservation Foundation to save giraffes. Visit https://giraffeconservation.org/
You can purchase Skinny Legs and Fat Cheeks on all of the online book sites such as Barnes & Noble, Google, Apple Book, and of course Amazon. This book has received the Family Choice Award and Mom's Choice Award - Silver.
Some Factoids: Kubwa in Swahili language means 'large' and 'great.' Zuri means 'beautiful' and 'graceful.' Hippos are the second largest land animal on Earth weighing over 7,000 pounds. The elephant is the largest. Both the hippopotamus and giraffe are herbivores, eating over 100-165 pounds of grass, leaves and other vegetation per day.
Skinny Legs and Fat Cheeks has earned Mom's Choice Award - Silver
Skinny Legs and Fat Cheeks has earned Family Choice Award.