Multi Award Winning Author

Kathleen J. Shields is an award-winning author having won first place for “Best Educational Children’s Series” from the Texas Association of Authors for the “Hamilton Troll Adventures”. This series is educational and inspirational, teaching young children social skills, animal characteristics and how to handle real-life situations.

While awaiting illustrations, Kathleen loves to write imaginative stories for youth as well as Christian Fiction. Shields’ has 25 published books now, with many more in the works!

During the work week, Shields’ runs Kathleen’s Graphics; a website and graphic design company. She designs colorful, eye-catching websites, custom logos, flyers and advertisements for various businesses and new entrepreneurs. Kathleen also uses her talents to help new authors with formatting, book covers and an online presence for sales and marketing.

Additionally, Kathleen writes an inspirational and educational blog regarding her endeavors as an author, a business woman and Christian. Her views are always light-hearted and thought-provoking and are intended to get the reader thinking.


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A Rainbow of Thanks
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synopsis Kate has just turned 11 and is about to have the adventure of a lifetime! While out playing, she steps into a rainbow and is magically transported to another place on the planet. Everywhere she goes, she meets a child of a different nationality who tells her about their cultural beliefs about rainbows. When she finally gets home, she has quite an amazing story to share, but there are some who don’t believe her. Yet in the end, the proof arrives just in time and leaves the adults in...

Constellation Crimes
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synopsis A giant scorpion, a crab attack and a killer wolf – what do these three have in common? The zits on Jared’s face. The night a red meteorite crash lands in the woods, Jared’s world gets turned upside down. Each time the zits appear his friends connect the dots and discover they create the pattern of an actual constellation. Looking up the myths behind the stars, they realize the stories are coming true! It’s up to them to figure out why it’s happening, how to stop it and how the new...

Ghost Dogs
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Synopsis. “I see dead dogs.” As a toddler, Jamie’s pulled from the clutches of death by his loving dog Sal. His awakening gives him the ability to see ghost dogs. Growing up with this gift has its ups and downs. Among those are harsh conversations, difficult choices, and a unique responsibility to do something good. Understanding why will always be a curiosity. Doing the right thing may come at a cost. ...

Hamilton Troll and the Case of the Missing Home
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Synopsis: Chatterton Squirrel asks this question one spring day, so Hamilton shares the story about how this whole thing began. While trying to stay warm one cold December morning a loud rumbling noise brought Hamilton out of his hole to discover his tree was gone! In order to solve the mystery of the missing tree, Hamilton and Merle Mouse go to Rachel Raccoon for help. Rachel then tells everyone about Christmas and explains why Hamilton’s tree was taken. Curious about this, Hamilton decides...

Hamilton Troll meets Barney Bee
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Synopsis: Meet Barney Bee, a very sweet, yet plumply round bumble bee who spends his day flying from flower to flower eating pollen. In fact, Barney Bee loves pollen so much he ‘comes down’ with hefty problem. Join Hamilton Troll as he spends the day following Barney Bee around and learning some pretty interesting facts about bumble bees as well as the names of a few Texas wildflowers.

Hamilton Troll meets Chatterton Squirrel
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Synopsis: Meet Chatterton Squirrel, the smallest in his family and the most frightened. While Chatterton’s parents were teaching their young how to leap from tree to tree, Chatterton kept looking down at the ground, worried that he would fall. Hamilton noticed how scared Chatterton looked and decided he should help. In the end, Chatterton was able to take the big leap and make his family proud! This story helps those who are afraid of trying new things and shows there is always a way, so long...

Hamilton Troll meets Dinosaurs
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Synopsis: Dinosaurs lived millions of years ago and are now extinct yet they left behind clues that tell their story. Hamilton Troll comes across one of those clues, a fossil, that leads him and the Beaver Brothers up the river to a dinosaur museum where they learn so much about these prehistoric animals, including how big some of them were. However it is when Hamilton Troll walks up to a hatching nest of eggs and meets these dinosaurs first hand that he discovers how great and magnificent...

Hamilton Troll meets Elwood Woodpecker
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Synopsis: Meet Elwood Woodpecker, who gains quite a headache after discovering petrified wood! Hamilton Troll remembers that the beaver brothers, Baxter & Boswell, learn about this so the go to learn more. This story teaches about petrified wood, how it is made, beavers and how they build dams as well as how their teeth grow constantly.

Hamilton Troll meets Pink Light Sprite
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Synopsis: Meet Hamilton Troll, a fun-loving friend to the forest creatures and quite a unique little troll. But Hamilton has a problem, a fear he simply can not control, and it is up to Pink Light Sprite to help him resolve his problem. Follow Hamilton as he takes this exciting journey down the forest path. He will meet new friends that he will always remember and he will in-turn help others when they need him the most.

Hamilton Troll meets Rudy Rat
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Synopsis: Rudy is not a very nice rat according to Rosa Raccoon and the other children. He does bad things and says mean stuff and no one wants to play with him. So Hamilton decides to have a talk with Rudy. However, when Rudy Rat sees Hamilton Troll, he gets so afraid he runs off, which clues in Hamilton that Rudy may need a friend more than they thought. Hamilton then encourages the children to put their “PAWS” together for friendship. Pause what you are doing, Approach, Welcome Rudy to join...

Hamilton Troll meets Skeeter Skunk
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Synopsis: Meet Skeeter, an excitable skunk who just wants to join Hamilton Troll and the other critters in their big Stick-Nut Game. However, Skeeter has a little problem. Whenever he gets scared or startled, out comes a Pe-Yew! So it is up to Hamilton and his friends to help Skeeter control his smelly-problem so he too can play in the game. Join Skeeter in this stinky, funny day of adventure and share in his excitement as he experiences the thrill of making true friends and getting to play in...

Hamilton Troll meets Starlit Troll
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Synopsis: Looking up to the sky watching ducks fly by, Hamilton sees something he has never seen before; another troll! Hamilton suddenly realizes he’s not the only troll in the world. Leaping at the chance to learn more, he begs Starlit to stay for a while then introduces her to all of his friends. The next day he can’t find her and he begins to worry. The search for the missing troll is only the first challenge. When they approach Hamilton’s picnic, there’s another surprise. ...