Adoni Publishing’s first-time Author 6-year old Kai MahalynTampol, sketched her book character in early 2020. Kai used her own imaginationand creativity to bring her character to life, in her new book entitled, TheLittle Letter k and the Boring Alphabet Line.
Follow the story of Little Letter k, who becomesbored standing in the alphabet line, in the same position and her assigned spotevery day for a long time. Without anyone noticing, Little Letter k tries usingtricks for fun, which she does quickly without moving from her spot inline. Bored and tired, Little Letter k uses her imagination, risksexposing an alphabet secret, and bravely leaves the line in search of more fun.Eventually, the other little letters discover that Little Letter k is missingand decide to look for her. More of the letters soon follow. Find out whathappens in the story. Here is a hint, because of Little Letter k’s imaginationand creativity, the alphabet line will never be the same again.
Letter K has personality and wants to stand out and stand up. She is tired of the same old thing and she wants change. This picture book is also interactive and engaging for the younger children. It lets them use their imagination. I love how the author took the letters of her name and they were her first friends out of the alphabet line. I really enjoyed the story. The illustrations were colorful, entertaining, and detailed. The illustrations with the story. At the end are some coloring pages to go with the book. I give this book five stars.
About the Author
6-year old Author Kai Mahalyn Tampol dictated her story idea to her Grandmother, Author Dr. Velma Bagby. With her help, Kai created theLittle Letter k character, and kept her original hand-drawn sketches. At the time she completed her writing, Kai wasin first grade. She is now 7 years old and an avid reader with a great imagination and multipletalents. Black and Filipino and proud of her heritage, Kai’s book hastouches of her Filipino culture, which is reflected in Little Letter k’sfeatures and princess outfit.
Kai is finishing work on her second book whichtells what Little Letter k does next using her imagination. Kai’s third book in progress, follows herpersonal journey to becoming a well-taught hip-hop dancer despite being toldearlier that she was not good enough. Kai and her dance class at Chapkis DanceStudio, was featured on NBC Bay Area News in a segment entitled ReopeningTiers, addressing how businesses in Solano County were beginning to reopen(aired 9/22/2020 6PM) There is more to come from Kai.
Kai lives in the Bay Area. She is the daughterof Kris and Elvie and has two brothers. CJ and Kaleb. She is a joy to haveas a granddaughter to her grandparents Norma & Mick and Bruce & Velma.
Kai lives in the Bay Area. She is the daughter of Kris and Elvie and has two brothers. CJ and Kaleb. She is a joy to have as a granddaughter to her grandparents Norma & Mic and Bruce & Velma.