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Author Erik Daniel Shein

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About the Author


Erik Daniel Shein, originally born as Erik Daniel Stoops in Northfield, Ohio, emerges as a visionary storyteller deeply captivated by the paranormal and a fervent champion for animal welfare. His artistic flair spans various genres, seamlessly merging his love for storytelling with a profound commitment to animation and the welfare of animals.

Erik's odyssey in the realms of publishing and animal welfare commenced alongside editor Sheila Ann Barry at Sterling Publications. Together, they crafted six non-fiction children's books about animals, presented in an engaging question-and-answer format. His exploration extended to the fascinating field of herpetology, where he refined his expertise as a trained authority on reptiles and amphibians.

As a consultant for both local and federal fish and wildlife services, Erik immersed himself in the intricate world of these creatures, contributing invaluable insights to conservation endeavors. This rich background served as the bedrock for his eventual transition into the enthralling realms of written and visual storytelling.

In addition to his illustrious career, Erik has published and co-authored over 50 books, spanning fiction and non-fiction across multiple genres. His literary contributions have transcended borders, with translations of his works available in numerous languages around the world over the years.

Beyond his literary endeavors, Erik's advocacy transcends into the realm of animal health and welfare, a true reflection of his heartfelt dedication to the well-being of all living beings. With an imaginative spirit and an unwavering commitment to fostering positive change, Erik Daniel Shein stands as a distinctive and inspirational voice in the spheres of storytelling, animation, and animal advocacy.

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Jungalou Crew and Riley Too!


Authors Erik Daniel Shein, Melissa Davis, and Karen Fuller


Hardback ISBN: 9781955086974

Paperback ISBN: 9781955086981

eBook ISBN: 978194955086998

Genre: Preschool Interactive Adventure
Release Date 10/1/2021


The preschool years are the fundamental foundation for our children’s learning development. By encouraging a child’s interactive participation throughout the story, your little ones will have fun learning preschool basics: colors, numbers, letters and more.

Jungalou Crew! Trunks up, let’s go! With a little bit of magic, your little ones will follow the Jungalou Crew on a new adventure where they’ll meet Riley, the surfing hippo and learn a little about being responsible while having fun.

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Jungalou Crew The Ancients


Authors Erik Daniel Shein, Melissa Davis, and Karen Fuller


Hardback ISBN: 9781956788327

Paperback ISBN: 9781956788334

eBook ISBN: 978194956788341

Genre: Children's Superhero Adventure
Release Date 12/28/2021


The ancient rulers have called upon Lumi the firefly to help save the planet. Tasked with putting together a team of young superheroes, Lumi and his new team prepare to save the world from the notorious Gilly Ring.

Rise of the Fowl

KittyBorgs Book 1

Authors Erik Daniel Shein, Melissa Davis, and Karen Fuller

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Genre: Children's Sci-Fi Adventure Ages 8-12
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On the planet Regulus, cats, dogs, and birds from Earth have arrived to form a new society. But when evil robotic birds Talon Feather and Grim Chaos threaten to reclaim the planet, the feline inhabitants create eight high-tech heroes - the Kittyborgs! This cybernetic cat squad, including Linux Kat-Stratacus, Mega Bolt, Chip Socket, and more, are designed to defend Regulus. However, uniting the planet's divided cats and dogs presents a difficult challenge. Can the Kittyborgs overcome betrayal within their ranks and defeat their enemies? Or will Regulus fall into the claws of the villainous FOWL agents? Find out in this thrilling sci-fi adventure about animal allies, robotic heroes, and the power of unity.

We are the Wilds


Authors Erik Daniel Shein, Melissa Davis, and Karen Fuller


Hardback ISBN: 9798891260559

Paperback ISBN: 9798891260542

eBook ISBN: 9798891260566

Genre: Children's Adventure Ages 8-12
Release Date 9/19/2023

Nestled deep within a lush, vibrant jungle lies a safari park unlike any other. It is here we meet Amari and Malik, two young siblings with a love for adventure and a passion for the wild. Alongside them are their six animal friends —CJ, the African elephant; Zed, the zebra; Flora, the shy female zebra; Millie, the pink flamingo; Micha, the lion cub; and Isaac, the meerkat. Together, they embark on a journey that will test their courage and resilience in ways they never imagined.


With its vibrant characters and heartwarming message, We Are the Wilds is a tale that will capture the imaginations of young readers and leave them eager for more.

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Through the Mortal Veil


Author Erik Daniel Shein, Melissa Davis & Karen Fuller


Hardback ISBN: 9781949812498

Paperback ISBN: 9781949812503

eBook ISBN: 9781949812510

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Dark Fantasy
Release Date 04/15/2019

From the moment their parents moved them into the ancient relic of a house, Indigo Thornberg finds herself in a world beyond her worst imaginations. The wallpaper walls and clawfoot bathtub makes it clear the house was built long before the beginning of time. Their house isn’t even wired for the internet! To top it off her room is—pink! Like bubblegum pink, the pale pasty kind that ballerina girls would die for, but not Indigo. And while that might seem like the worst thing that could happen to a goth girl like herself, something even worse is lurking in the shadows. 

The only thing that makes the move bearable is the fact that her twin brother Crow is just as miserable as she is. The moment the teens turn sixteen, their lives take a bizarre turn as a dormant magic awakes within them. They are called to the one place that keeps them safe from the things that go bump in the night: the mortal veil. 

As they slip through the veil, they find that their destiny awaits on the other side. They must find a way to close the veil to keep their world safe from the evil that wishes to destroy it. Never one to back down from a challenge, Indigo is prepared to take on the trials ahead of her, but Hevexa is filled with dangers in all shapes and sizes, monsters that exist outside of her wildest imagination. 

Will they be able to restore the veil before the monsters of Hevexa take over their world? Or would they lose themselves to the darkness on the other side?

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A Graphic Novel Experience of The Monsterjunkies


Author: Erik Daniel Shein

Hardback ISBN: 9781950890033


Genre: Graphic Animation/Art


Release Date May 10, 2019



Welcome to the Monsterjunkie Universe, where the magical is real and the bizarre is quite normal.


Ah, but unfortunately all is not well at this quirky, gothic manor at 1313 Road to Nowhere. Outside forces are scheming to rid this eccentric family from the area. While their teenagers Crow and Indigo, as well as their friends, are forced to cope with harassment for simply being different.


Be prepared for an adventure of a lifetime with stunning graphic art which tells the Monsterjunkie tale.

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Arkwatch Holdings LLC commissioned Len Simon Animation to do the animated characters for Thunder: An Elephant's Journey.

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The Story and Art of Thunder and Friends


Authors: Erik Daniel Shein, L. M. Reker, and Melissa Davis

Hardback ISBN: 9781949812916


Genre: Graphic Animation/Art

Release Date April 23, 2019



The story of Thunder: An Elephant’s Journey is a heartfelt tale of a young African forest elephant and the plight the elephants and all animals face at the hands of poachers. In the Forward, creator Erik Daniel Shein explains the purpose and drive behind Thunder’s story. Be prepared for an adventure of a lifetime with stunning concept art which tells Thunder’s tale.



Authors: Erik Daniel Shein, L. M. Reker, and Melissa Davis

Hardback ISBN: 9781629898025

Collector's Edition Hardback ISBN: 9781629895635

Paperback ISBN: 9781629895642

eBook ISBN: 9781629895659

Genre: Middle-Grade Animal Adventure

Release Date March 7, 2017


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From the moment Thunder took his first step, it was clear that his footsteps would make quite an impression on the world around him. 

The tiny elephant’s life was pretty much perfect until one fateful night when poachers crept into it. In the cloak of darkness, they sprang on his herd separating him from his mother and the rest of the African pygmy herd. After a harrowing escape, Thunder must dig deep inside to find the courage to find his way home. With helpful friends and the watchful eye of the Great Tusker in the sky, Thunder’s journey is the adventure of a lifetime.

Len Simon Animation LLC commissioned to do cover.

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Hi Erik 

I hope you’re well. I’m writing to let you know that your review for “Thunder“ was selected by our Indie Editors to be featured in Kirkus Reviews 1/15 Issue. Congratulations! The review appears as one of the 35 reviews in the Indie section of the magazine which is sent out to over 5,200 industry professionals (librarians, publishers, agents, etc.) Less than 10% of our Indie reviews are chosen for this, so it's a great honor. I have included a link to the digital version for your preview:


All the very best and congratulations,

Crystal Timbeross 


Client Promotions & Advertising Associate   


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Footprints in the Sand

Thunder: An Elephant's Journey Book 2

Authors: Erik Daniel Shein and Melissa Davis

Hardback ISBN: 9781629896236

Paperback ISBN: 9781629896243

eBook ISBN: 9781629896250

Genre: Middle-Grade Animal Adventure

Release Date 06/06/2017

One tiny elephant, one gigantic adventure… 


A search for adventure may get Thunder more than he bargains for. He never expects to find himself alone again, but the footprints left by his mother will be his guide to healing and finding his way. On his journey he finds himself making some new friends: Razor, a grumpy lion; Dash, a speedy genet; Archie, a chatty lizard, and two whimsical gorillas, Harold and Neville. A trip back to the caves reunites Thunder with old friends, and together they join forces to save the day and help Thunder find peace.

Len Simon Animation LLC commissioned to do cover.

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Hope Haven

Thunder: An Elephant's Journey Book 3

Authors: Erik Daniel Shein and Melissa Davis

Hardback ISBN: 9781629896298

Paperback ISBN: 9781629896304

eBook ISBN: 9781629896311

Description: Middle-Grade Animal Adventure

Release Date 09/05/2017


A story of perseverance and courage…  

Thunder is on the ultimate quest to fulfill his destiny. Tasked with finding Hope Haven, Thunder sets out to discover the mystery of Hope Haven with his friends Razor, a solitary lion; Dash, a spotted genet; and Archie, a black banded monitor lizard. When they discover that Hope Haven is a sanctuary for abandoned and injured animals, Thunder stumbles upon more than what he bargained for. He must find the courage to protect those that he loves once and for all.

Len Simon Animation LLC commissioned to do cover.

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Thunder: An Elephant's Journey Book 4

Authors: Erik Daniel Shein & Melissa Davis

Hardback ISBN: 9781629897745

Paperback ISBN: 9781629897752

eBook ISBN: 97881629897769

Genre: Middle-Grade Animal Adventure

Release Date 05/14/2018

Courage has no bounds….

A great tusker is in trouble, and destiny calls Thunder again.

When a great tusker is captured by the uprights, Tusker’s mate, Thandi, seeks out the legendary Thunder to save her mate.

Thunder and Razor are on a rescue mission, and time isn’t on their side. And when a young gifted boy, Jabari, drops from the trees wanting to help, Thunder is unsure what to trust, instinct or his heart. He could use the boy’s help, but uprights got them into this mess in the first place….


Len Simon Animation LLC commissioned to do cover.

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Seed Krackers

A Galapagos Adventure

Authors: Melissa Davis, Erik Daniel Shein & Karen Fuller

Hardback ISBN:  9781958336595

Paperback ISBN: 9781958336601

eBook ISBN:  9781958336618

Genre: Middle-Grade Animal Adventure

Release Date 08/16/2022

Every Mystery starts with a seed of truth. In this story, our heroes, Pani and Omo, pride themselves on their ability to find the key to cracking any case. Pani, the older of the two detectives, is a pelican with a penchant for keeping order in the middle of chaos. Omo is a young, daredevil Peruvian seagull. The two have created an agency of private detectives called the Seed Crackers. They have recently decided to expand their practice by hiring a new sidekick seed cracker to train, Pepe, a Galapagos mockingbird. The only problem is they are all easily distracted whenever treasure hunting comes into the picture.

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A Galapagos Tale


Author: Erik Daniel Shein

Co-Author: Melissa Davis

Hardback ISBN: 9781951642365

Paperback ISBN: 9781951642372

eBook ISBN: 9781951642389

Genre: Middle-Grade Animal Adventure

Release Date 02/17/2020

For Dexter the penguin and Jax the lava lizard, life on the Galapagos island is filled with one lazy day after the next. Dexter wants more, and when he finds an egg on the beach, he is ready to claim it as his own. The prospect of being an “uncle” fills him with excitement he can’t contain, so he convinces his best friend Jax to help him. So when the egg hatches and a tortoise emerges, the pair are at first shocked, then smitten with their hatchling. Dexter lovingly names him Silas.

The years fly by on their peaceful island, and Silas grows into an intelligent and curious tortoise with a thirst for adventure. An avid inventor, like Dexter, Silas creates a raft that will take them on their first adventure. They learn of the tortoises on Isabela Island, and before long they are on a quest to find them.

When they are rescued by Admiral Cassius, a marine iguana, they learn that Queen Afrodita, a pink marine iguana, is holding the tortoises of the island captive and slowly starving them. Admiral Cassius is the leader for the rebellion against the queen’s rule, but his army isn’t large enough to rise up against her. When Silas formulates a plan that will save everyone on Isabela Island from the queen’s rule, the admiral pulls together his troops and they all pitch in to help.

Can one tortoise make a difference against impossible odds? Find out in A Galapagos Tale.



Spirit Bear of the North

Authors: Erik Daniel Shein & Melissa Davis

Hardback ISBN: 9781629899459

Paperback ISBN: 9781629899466

eBook ISBN: 9781629899473

Genre: Middle-Grade Animal Adventure

Release Date 06/12/2018


Magic and wonder fill our world in ways we can never comprehend. Sometimes it brings together the most unlikely of friends. This is one of those stories. 

One young cub and one teenage girl are about to learn that our differences are what make us special. Every so often, a Spirit Bear is born in our world bringing hope and peace, but her story does not start that way. 

From the moment Aurora was born, the tiny white bear cub stood out from the rest of the grizzly bears of the Great Bear Rain forest. Aurora tries to live her life just like any other cub but is soon picked on for being different. When she has had enough of their cruelty, Aurora runs away from her home on the mountainside glen. She has no idea that her adventures will lead her to a human girl who will teach her how to accept herself and be brave in a world that seems set against her. 




Authors: Erik Daniel Shein & Melissa Davis

Hardback ISBN: 9781958336373

Paperback ISBN: 9781958336380

eBook ISBN: 9781951642266

Genre: Young Adult/Coming of Age/Friendship/Family

Release Date 02/01/2021

As a childhood cancer survivor, Melanie has seen a few good years with no evidence of disease, but in the back of her mind, she is always waiting for the other shoe to drop. Being a normal teen is what she has always wanted, so when she’s offered a dream job at the Blue Haven Aquarium, she jumps at the chance.

No one has told Melanie about the gorgeous Chase MaKenzie she is pared to be working with, nor the new best friend she’ll find in the watery depths. Melanie’s world is about to change forever.

Heart touching, witty, and at times heartbreaking, Kona explores the depths of friendship and love.

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Rocket Hounds


Authors: Erik Daniels Shein, Melissa Davis & Karen Fuller

Hardback ISBN: 9781958336236

Paperback ISBN: 9781958336243

eBook ISBN:  9781958336250

Genre: Middle-Grade Animal Adventure

Release Date 6/13/2022

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Oaktree Farms is not just known as a second chance for rescued animals. It’s also known for having the fastest dogs around the agility circuit. After the farm suffers from a tragic loss, it’s up to some new recruits to help pull them all back together and save the farm.

When two young pups, Cody and Taz, are brought to Oaktree Farm, they have no idea what new life is in store for them. The chocolate lab and Australian shepherd are big fans of the infamous circuit champion Rocket. The Great Dane decides to help train them to run agility courses with him to help bring the title back home to the farm.

With the fate of Oaktree Farms on their shoulders, the Rocket Hounds must find a way to win the Regional Canine Classic.

A Hole in Her Sky


Authors: Erik Daniels Shein, Melissa Davis & Karen Fuller

Hardback ISBN: 9798891260573

Paperback ISBN: 9798891260580

eBook ISBN:  9798891260597

Genre: YA Romance/Coming of Age

Release Date 10/24/223

Still reeling from the loss of her twin sister, 17-year-old Maddie Tyler spends the summer with her grandmother in a sleepy country town. As she struggles with grief and abandonment, she finds hope in reconnecting with her childhood crush, Tristen. But their budding romance ignites a generations-old feud between their families. When a search for legendary treasure goes awry, Maddie must dig deep to find the will to survive. This poignant YA novel explores grief, family bonds, and discovering inner strength when faced with unimaginable loss.

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Mystic Kingdom


Authors: Erik Daniel Shein & K. G. Fuller

Hardback ISBN:  9781951642273

Paperback ISBN: 9781951642280

eBook ISBN: 9781951642297

Genre: Middle-Grade Historical Adventure

Release Date 02/03/2020

A young warrior must rise above what he is to become what he was born to be…

Legend proclaimed that the Mystic Warriors would be the key to saving the Inca people, and the secret to all could be found on the top of Machu Picchu in the Amazon Basin.

The young prince, Mateo, had lost everything at a young age. An attack on his village took the only thing he had left—his loving grandfather. Lost and alone, the young boy learned to survive on his wit.

When Mateo grew older, his Uncle Diego, the warrior that stole his birthright and kingdom, threatened his people again, and Mateo must rise above what he is to become who he was meant to be—what he was born to be…. A King

Call of the Phoenix


The Destined Guardians Series Book 1

Authors: Erik Daniel Shein, Melissa Davis & Karen Fuller

Hardback ISBN: 9781629897509

Paperback ISBN: 9781629897516

eBook ISBN: 9781629897523

Genre: YA Supernatural Fantasy Adventure

Release Date 02/12/2018

An 800-Year-Old Amulet Holds the Secret – The Legends are Real 

The ancient magic that has been dormant for centuries will awaken and prove to the world that not all heroes wear capes. Some wear skirts, but only on special occasions. Because, really, let’s face it, how practical would a skirt be when you’re saving the world from the darkest magic known to man? 

When fourteen-year-old Seraphina Miles is sent to live with her estranged archaeologist father, she has no idea she would be in for the adventure of a lifetime. When she finds a strange amulet hidden in the ruins of Machu Picchu, her boring summer is suddenly filled with a magic beyond her dreams. The amulet leads her to a golden egg in the middle of a burning fire. When the shell breaks, the phoenix hatchling nestled inside imprints on Sera. Their special connection sends her on a quest to find the missing stones which will give her the power to defeat the winged serpent that hides in the shadows.

If you love heart racing adventures filled with mystical creatures, magic older than time itself, and heroes that defy conventions, Sera’s story will keep you entertained until the very last page. The Call of the Phoenix is the first book in the Destined Guardian Series.

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Rise of the Winged Serpent


The Destined Guardian Series Book 2

Authors: Erik Daniel Shein, Melissa Davis & Karen Fuller

Hardback ISBN: 9781949812282

Paperback ISBN: 9781949812299

eBook ISBN: 9781949812305

Genre: YA Paranormal Supernatural Fantasy

Release Date 02/04/2019

Evil stirs in the darkness. Seraphina Miles can feel it bleeding into the world around her, suffocating the life of every living creature. The shadows become its playground, while it stalks the new Guardian. Evil will not stop until it possesses the magic flowing through her veins.  

Part of her wants to run as fast as her feet can carry her, but Sera’s destiny prevents her from giving in to her fears. Too much is at stake. Now that she is aligned with the elemental fire rippling just beneath the surface, the fourteen-year-old must learn to control her element without unleashing its rage onto the world around her.  

With the mythical phoenix at her side, Sera’s next step is to align the winged serpent, Challis, with the next Guardian, so that the golden serpent can rise again. From the very moment Sera gives Maya her amulet, the two girls find themselves on a race against time. Maya must possess the courage to become the next Guardian and harness the elemental winds that whip around her. If the new Guardian cannot master her new powers, all will be lost.  

With no room for error, the girls must combine their magic to protect the world from Bianca before she unleashes the deadliest creature to ever walk the earth.

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Primordial Code


Authors: Erik Daniel Shein, Melissa Davis & Karen Fuller

Hardback ISBN: 9781629899893

Paperback ISBN: 9781629899909

eBook ISBN: 9781629899916

Genre: YA SciFi Suspense

Release Date 3/19/2019

Samantha Taylor is not your average teenager. From the moment she could speak, her first words were filled with questions of the way things worked around her. With a father who fostered her love of science, mirroring his own, Sam is fascinated with genetics and computer programming, two things that have been known to get her into trouble from time to time. While her eccentricities might make it difficult to make friends at her school, she does have one friend, Charlie, a teenage boy who dreams of one day becoming a paleontologist due to his obsession with all things primordial. Especially after the two of them discover the fossil of a triceratops in the back of his uncle’s property.

Sam’s world seems complete, until one life-altering accident bumps it off its axis, sending her into a tailspin she cannot control. When her best friend Charlie is in a coma, Sam feels the only way to bring him back is to create the one thing he dreamed of seeing his entire life, a living breathing dinosaur. She spends every waking hour, creating a virtual reality program that will help her manipulate the genetic code trapped within the rocks that contain the primordial DNA. The DNA of the triceratops they found has been preserved far beneath the earth.  


She knew she could crack the code, but the consequences were never figured into the equation…. 

Sam is catapulted into mass chaos as helicopters fly over her house, and she finds that everything she thought was true is tarnished in deception. The consequences of her actions have them fleeing for their lives…. 

A Forever Home for the Holidays


Authors: Erik Daniel Shein, Melissa Davis, Karen Fuller

Hardback ISBN: 9781953271150

Paperback ISBN: 9781953271167

eBook ISBN: 9781953271174

Genre: YA Family Inspirational

Release Date 9/29/2020


Emma Miller has lost everything. At the tender age of thirteen, a tragic accident took her parents and her beloved dog from her. Now stuck in the foster care system, Emma is in foreign territory. Her experience so far has her wanting to run away.

However, love can come from unexpected places; she only has to open her heart to find it. When presented a Christmas miracle, Emma holds on to it for all she’s worth, but will it be enough?

A Forever Home for the Holidays is a heart touching, emotional roller coaster ride about a young girl’s journey to find herself.

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1313 Road to Nowhere

The Monsterjunkies Graphic Novel Book 1

Author: Erik Daniel Shein

Hardback ISBN: 9798478488017

Paperback ISBN: 9781955086950

Genre: Graphic Novel/Gothic

Release Date 9/15/2021


Another rare and unusual creature has been delivered to the macabre estate at 1313 Road to Nowhere in Foggy Point, Maine. This is a place where the magical is real and the bizarre is normal. Welcome to the Monsterjunkie Manor.


Ah, but all is not well in the quirky, gothic Monsterjunkie world. Outside forces are scheming to rid them from the area while the teens and their friends cope with harassment for being different. Of course, it does not help that the name itself brings suspicion and rumors about what goes on at this mysterious mansion.


Will their private world be exposed? Can the Monsterjunkies continue to carry on their peaceful ancestral legacy in the world of cyptozoology and helping endangered species while coping with these dark distractions?

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The Monsterjunkies Graphic Novel Book 2

Author: Erik Daniel Shein

Hardback ISBN: 9798478444723

Paperback ISBN: 9781955086967

Genre: Graphic Novel/Gothic

Release Date 9/18/2021


A year has passed since the Monsterjunkie family has opened up their mysterious, macabre estate to a few trusted souls. But Hawk and his sister Raven face new challenges, including random acts of cruelty and harassment, a secret trauma that haunts Hawk, and a shocking crisis with a close friend as they seek sanctuary in the most unexpected and unusual places. The Monsterjunkies continue their ancestral legacy in the world of cryptozoology, and delight in their quirky, mystical, and charming traditions. But can this enchanting family raise their children in a world that is not?

Children's Books

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Willie Bear's Christmas Wish


Author: Erik Daniel Shein

Hardback ISBN: 9781956788198

Paperback ISBN: 9781956788204

eBook ISBN: 9781956788211

Genre: Children's Holiday Fantasy

Release Date 10/30/2021


Your little one will love the heart-touching story about a broken Christmas tree ornament and his heartfelt wish. Willie Bear’s Christmas Wish teaches children about responsibility and the importance of protecting all animals and wildlife.


“Mickey and I are proud to be part of “Willie Bear’s Christmas Wish”… We highly recommend this wonderful book written by Erik Daniel Shein.

“A beautiful Christmas book, bringing adorable animals to life. One broken little ornament is sadly neglected…then mended and placed in a prominent position, high on the Christmas tree…and loved just as much as the other ornaments.

“This amazing story teaches children about responsibility…and the importance of protecting their pets, all animals and wildlife.

“Beautiful illustrations, with colorful pages and a wonderful Christmas story to delight even adults.

“For those who value and care about the welfare of God’s critters and special creatures. “Willie Bear’s Christmas Wish”…is a must read for children of all ages.”—Jan and Mickey Rooney

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Apple the Racing Cow


A Valentines Day Story

Author: Erik Daniel Shein

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Genre: Children's Holiday Adventure

Release Date 2020


This Galloping Guernsey takes on the special challenge of competing against several sanctuary animals—a field of zebras and stallions. She ignores the strangeness of being a “racing cow,” as this Valentine’s Day story emphasizes using the talents that we possess, and accepting the valentines from appreciating admirers. The valentines of the Sanctuary are the gratitude and love they show Apple for her bravery and tenacity—not for winning.

Past Project

The Reptile Chronicles

Erik has been fascinated with reptiles since he was a child. He put out an entire series of books on reptiles through Sterling Publications. In 2007 he was a part of an independent animated nature TV special project called The Reptile Chronicles. It was very successful and won 3 industry awards: Telly Award, Communicator Award, and a Davey Award. These awards were for the best independent animated special.

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