Reviews – Watchers
W. Lyon Martin’s new illustrated children’s book Watchers is a charming bedtime story for anyone who believes in a little magic and wants to share some fairy dust with their children.
The story, based upon her friend Kelley’s childhood nighttime prayer, is a wonderful affirmation of protection and love by residents of the magical world. It addresses the issue of children’s bedtime anxiety in a positive and comforting way, with a reassuring message at the end.
Lyon’s trademark watercolor illustrations have been bathed in moonlight for this book. These charming paintings are full of soothing and deep colors, and are the perfect compliment to this delightful bedtime story sure to become a favorite part of any child’s bedtime ritual of being tucked in with a lovely book.
Mickie Mueller — Illustrator The Well Worn Path and The Hidden Path tarot decks
With its bright energetic illustrations and charming story, Watchers takes us back to the days when all things were still possible and nighttime was a magical time.
Amy Brown — Fantasy & Faery Artist
Watchers is an enchanting children’s story, for children of all ages. When I read this awesome tale I remembered being a child and wondering if “they” were in my room too.
I can’t wait to add this special book to my personal library. It sparked my imagination and gave me a warm feeling of wonder.
Linda Biggs — Rainbow Fairy Artist
“Watchers presents a cute story told in engaging rhyme. Children will enjoy it; this is a good book for early readers or for parents to read aloud as a bedtime story.”
Elizabeth Barrette — Book Reviews from Hypatia’s Hoard