Runaway Smile (read for free here)
Nicholas C. Rossis: avid reader, web developer, architect by training, holder of a PhD in Digital Architecture from the University of Edinburgh. Author of the epic fantasy series Pearseus and the sci-fi short story collection The Power of Six, all Amazon best-sellers.
A little boy wakes up in the morning and realizes he has lost his smile. After spending the entire day trying to find it, he learns the truth behind smiles: the only real smiles are the shared ones.
I adored this book. It’s short, it’s sweet, and the illustrations are gorgeous. It’s not just a kid’s book, either — the story is packed full of random hilarious details, like the fact that the boy’s dog is a legitimate superhero who wears glasses at home ala Clark Kent and then puts on his superhero costume and runs off to save the city while his master is at school. And the message is just really sweet — only real smiles are the ones that can be shared. The best kid’s book I’ve read in a long time — would definitely recommend!
5 out of 5 smiles!
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