Belinda Jackson, Author and Illustrator, Achieves Amazon’s Bestseller Status

January 02 14:00 2023

Denver, CO, USA – January 2, 2023 – Author and Illustrator, Belinda Jackson, is thrilled to share that her latest children’s book, ‘Lion Stress: Listening when the answer is no!’ has reached Amazon Bestseller status and was listed as the #1 Hot New Release. The book ranked as a bestseller in two categories: Children’s Lion, Tiger & Leopard Books, and Black & African American Literature.

Set in the heart of Africa with lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalos, and leopards – THE BIG FIVE. Three little African children, Mandla, Becka, and Sipho, are bored and have nothing to do. The Chief said ‘no’ to going swimming, but the children decided they knew better and went on an adventure anyway; little did they know they were being followed by a lioness. They almost find themselves in hot water but are saved.

“I’m passionate about helping parents to help their children and just as passionate about Africa and animals and people therein,” said Jackson.

Most children have trouble listening. Whether they are listening to when the answer is no or listening to other people’s feelings and instructions. This listening series has some valuable lifelong lessons to be learned with fun pictures and activities set in the heart of Africa. Engaging stories with educational activities such as sequencing, spotting the difference, matching the animal footprints, the Big 5 and the Little 5 African Animals, and learning new words in Afrikaans.

There are many animals, birds, and bugs featured in the book, including zebras, gnus, giraffes, honey badgers, crocodiles, flamingoes, African hornbills, kingfishers, oxpeckers, springboks, honeyguide birds, ant lions, dung beetles, elephant shrew, leopard tortoise, warthogs, rhino beetles, lioness, elephants, leopards, African buffaloes, and rhinos.

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About Belinda Jackson

Belinda Jackson was born in South Africa and has had the desire to be a children’s author from a young age. Her favorite place for solace is in the African bush with nature and wildlife around her; thus, most of her books are in an African setting. She graduated with two majors, one in psychology and one major in linguistics, from the University of South Africa. She has also done many creative writing courses and is very imaginative in coming up with new ideas.

She has lived in many parts of the world, including Dubai, Qatar, Bahrain, Texas, and now Colorado. Her family moved to the USA in 2012 and became dual citizens in 2018. She has taught English as a second language to many students and dignitaries around the globe.

Her love for different cultures, creativity, and experience has given her a wealth of ideas that translates beautifully into her stories. Her books are educational and colorful, teaching a lesson in every book, introducing new concepts, words in a new language, the moral of the story, sequencing activities, etc.

Belinda currently lives in Denver, Colorado, with her husband of 20 years, three children and four beautiful German shepherd dogs.

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