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the river royals children's book series
celebrates america "from rivers to shining seas!"

The River Royals have read to approximately 15,000 children in 100 schools across 6 states and the District of Columbia! See below some wonderful accolades we've received along the way and look for more adventures coming down the river! 

praise for river royals master the mississippi

Silver Medal Recipient - Mom's Choice Awards 2014

"[T]he River Royals series title 'Master the Mississippi' overachieves its stated goal of introducing children ages five to eleven to American geography in a fun way" - Midwest Book Review

"Ready to take young minds on dashing adventures through literature" - Walmart

"Hot Pick" - Baton Rouge Parents Magazine

A "favorite kids' book that we highly recommend" [and]
"will help nurture a love of reading from a young age" Bookmasters

Top pick for "Reading Texas Now" - Houston Chronicle/On Point Radio (Boston NPR)

"No wonder River Royals Master the Mississippi earned the 'Mom's Choice Award for Excellence.' River Royals Paddle the Potomac embodies the same qualities which made the first book popular. Therefore, it will likely garner awards as well." - Septima Green (Texas Teacher of the Year, First Runner-Up)

"Effervescent, vivid illustrations splashed with sunshine and joy" - Midwest Book Review

"Young readers [will] gain a mind full of knowledge about the mighty river" - The Oxford Eagle

"Young readers will join [Eliza Jane] with enthusiasm as she learns about
Mardi Gras, Elvis, the cotton industry, and more" - Texas Exes Alcalde Magazine

"Perfect children's book" - PaperCity Houston

"River Royals enchants and educates" - Goodreads.com

"As Eliza [Jane] tries her best to listen, her mind takes her into the lesson as she imagines herself having an adventure based on the factual information her teacher is telling the class. This would be a good illustration of how good readers make mental images while reading" - Texas Librarian Blog

"The book is adorable and beautiful" - Courtney Zavala, Houston KPRC News Anchor

Recommended as "useful" to "help children develop and acquire knowledge" - Kobee Manatee Blog