Author: chelan

  • Coming Soon…

    Coming Soon…

    Nelson Mandela once said that he discovered that “courage is not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.” The same can be said for bravery. Bravery is not never being afraid. Bravery is doing the right thing for the benefit of someone else even though you are scared, even though you may face…

  • Recently Published:

    Recently Published:

    I’ve known about yabbuts for a while. Having children of my own I heard them referenced quite frequently. Recently on a trip to the mountains though, a young friend of mine gave me quite a wonderful description of what a yabbut looks like and the book There Are No Such Things As Yabbuts was born.…

  • EVENTS

    EVENTS

    Chelan Ku is so excited to be doing events in her community. First up is Newcastle Days on Saturday, September 9th, 2023 at Lake Boren Park from 10am-7pm. Stop by our booth for books by Chelan Ku and other local authors, Little Reading Buddies, stickers, bookmarks, event only discounts and more.

  • Norton the Snail

    Norton the Snail

    A Crochet Pattern by Chelan Ku When Chelan Ku was eight years old, her mother taught her how to crochet. Over the years her skills grew and crochet was one of Chelan’s many hobbies. As an adult, Chelan tried her hand at writing patterns and selling them on Ravelry. Those patterns are still available for…

  • A Mistake and A Miracle

    A Mistake and A Miracle

    A Mistake And A Miracle July 2023 Much of my childhood, I was surrounded by books. There was a shelf in our basement that covered a half a wall, extending from the floor all the way to the ceiling. It was perfect for climbing and each and every inch of it was filled with books.…

  • Mr. Beau Jingles Bookmark

    Mr. Beau Jingles Bookmark

    Download your pdf copy of Mr. Beau Jingles corner bookmark to celebrate my new book Mr. Beau Jingles Is A Good Boy. Then, follow the instructions below to make your very own Mr. Beau Jingles corner bookmark. Step 1: Cut out your bookmark square using the light grey lines as guidelines. Step 2: Cut a…

  • Thank you!

    Thank you!

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  • When It All Began

    When It All Began

    When It All Began June 2023 I vaguely remember sitting in the back of my mom’s car. The smell of gasoline drifts in through the window. I have a few moments to myself. I can hear the pump as my mother fills the gas tank. The sunlight is pouring through the window and I can…

  • Advanced Reader Copies

    Hello there. You have reached this page because you have volunteered to review my upcoming book in exchange for an advanced reader copy. Reviews can be posted on amazon anytime after launch. The book you have volunteered to review is #Just Can’t Choose and the planned launch date is Memorial Day 2023. For those outside…

  • Get Ready For Your Child’s Author Visit

    Get Ready For Your Child’s Author Visit

    At your child’s author visit, they can expect a short presentation on how an author and illustrator both communicate through words and pictures, a reading by the author, and time to ask questions. Age appropriate time for art may also be led by Chelan Ku at the teacher’s discretion. Select shop from the website menu…