The Treasure in the Barn

Here at Pages of Life Publishing, we’re excited about our newest publication. It’s a first for us and we couldn’t be more proud of the newest author and first illustrator to join our team.

The Treasure in the Barn, book one in the Tiny Treasure Series, came into existence after ten-year-old cousins Renisa Simpson and Joshua Hodge decided to collaborate on a book for kids. The story, one about trust, friendship, and forgiveness, has become a great way for parents, teachers, and others alike to introduce important social concepts to children. We know there are many ways to do this, but are certain one of this best is through the wise words and creative artistic efforts of children’s peers. Hopefully, those who read The Treasure in the Barn will agree.


The Basics

Pages: 26

Genre: Juvenille Fiction

Copyright: 2014

ISBN-13: 9781495415074

ISBN-10: 1495415074

Format: 5.5×8.5 Paperback through CreateSpace, Paperbook through AmazonKindle Edition, and more.

Price: $5-9.99


Finally, it’s Saturday and after a long week at school, Arabelle Peaty has really big plans – she’s going to sleep in and watch TV. Thanks to her father, one of her neighbors, and several of the animals from the family farm, Arabelle’s plans will change and by the time the day is over, she will have discovered something very valuable – the treasure in the barn.

About the Author:

Renisa Simpson is fun loving little girl who enjoys reading good books. The Treasure in the Barn started as One Crazy Day on the Farm, a homework assignment her mother, Lisa Smith-Simpson, made sure she completed. In her free time, Renisa enjoys going to dance class, hanging out with her mother and big sister Erin, and spending time with her cousins and friends.

About the Illustrator:

Joshua Hodge is a precocious youngster. He is Renisa’s cousin and the two share a special bond. Joshua is the third of five children and he likes being creative and teaching other kids about finances. He is also a big football fan.


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