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The Bridge of the Golden Wood: A Parable on How to Earn a Living

The Bridge of the Golden Wood: A Parable on How to Earn a Living

By Karl Beckstrand, Copyright © 2017 Premio Publishing & Gozo Books, Midvale, UT, USA

Illustrations by Karl Beckstrand and Yaniv Cahoua. Library of Congress Catalog Number: 2016949820, eISBN: (paperback ISBN: 978-1536889864, hard cover ISBN: 978-0985398811) Book and ebook available via PremioBooks, Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Follett, Brodart

Comes with ideas for businesses; money-making activities; and online resources on finding customers, managing money, and moving up in an organization:


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Other stories by Karl Beckstrand:

Polar Bear Bowler: A Story Without Words

No Offense: Communication Guaranteed Not to Offend

It Ain’t Flat: A Memorizable Book of Countries

The Dancing Flamingos of Lake Chimichanga

To Swallow the Earth: A Western Novel

Horse & Dog Adventures in Early California: Short Stories & Poems

Bright Star, Night Star: An Astronomy Story

Crumbs on the Stairs – Migas en las escaleras: A Mystery

Sounds in the House – Sonidos en la casa: A Mystery

Anna’s Prayer

Why Juan Can’t Sleep: A Mystery?

Ma MacDonald Flees the Farm: Not a Pretty Picture … Book

Arriba Up, Abajo Down at the Boardwalk

She Doesn’t Want the Worms! – ¡Ella no quiere los gusanos! A Mystery

Bad Bananas: A Story Cookbook for Kids

Libros online books FREE/GRATIS: PremioBooks

Multicultural Books Coming Soon:

Great Cape o’ Colors; Agnes’s Rescue; Muffy & Valor; Clatter, Shatter, Tatter, Splatter

Karl Beckstrand is the award-winning and bestselling author of 18 multicultural titles and more than 50 e-books (reviews by Kirkus, The Horn Book blog, School Library Journal, ForeWord Reviews). Beckstrand earned a B.A. in journalism from BYU, an M.A. in international relations from APU, and a certificate from Film A. Academy. He used to be a technical recruiter in Silicon Valley. Two publishers produced his early picture books (the first died the day they were to print his book!). Since 2004 he has guided Premio Publishing & Gozo Books. An engaging speaker and workshop facilitator, Beckstrand has experience in high tech, public policy, film, and broadcasting. He teaches media at a state college—including TV/radio scripts and Web content—and contrasts traditional publishing with digital book publishing. His Y.A. fiction, short stories, e-book mysteries, nonfiction/biographies, Spanish & bilingual books (with ESL/ELL pronunciation guides), and wordless books feature characters of color and usually end with a twist. He has lived abroad, been a Spanish/English interpreter, and he enjoys volleyball and kayaking (usually not at the same time). Beckstrand has presented for SUECON (education conference), Taiwan’s Global Leadership for Youth, California’s Capital Book Festival, Utah Educational Library Media Association, Called to Learn conference, Salt Lake City Book Festival, PCI Webinars, Utah Humanities Council, Profnet, Murray City Writer’s Workshop, Utah Housing Coalition, LUW, Midvale City Reading Program, Utah Office of Education, professional groups, and schools. His racially diverse work has appeared in: Amazon, Baker & Taylor, Barnes & Noble, Border’s Books, Brodart, Costco, Deseret Book, The Children’s Miracle Network, The Congressional Record of the U.S. House of Representatives, Papercrafts Magazine, LDS Film Festival, EBSCO, Follett, iBooks, Kobo, SCRIBD, various broadcasts, FB, YouTube, and PremioBooks.


“Getting Your Book to the World – Traditional vs. digital publishing” (includes copyright law)

“Entrepreneurship: Bless Lives, Make Money with Your Gifts” (includes Sm. Bus/Orgs/Ethics)

“Artistic Education – How the Humanities Enrich Us”

“Writing Scripts for Shows, Film, Ads & the Web”

“Writing for Media: News Stories & Press Releases that Get Attention” (includes communications law)

“How Diversity Enriches Everyone”

“Making Habit Work for You – Replace the Bad with Milestones”




The Bridge of the Golden Wood: A Parable on How to Earn a Living

(Entrepreneurship, business) “Masterful … An immensely appealing book because of its readable style … and its realistic but soft Asian-style illustrations.” – Crystie Cook, poet. A child with a knack for solving problems helps some hungry fish and finds a treasure. Illustrated folk tale teaches how to spot opportunities to help others and make money; comes with ideas for businesses; money-making activities; and online resources on finding customers, managing money, job ideas, and moving up in an organization (for kids ages 5 and up). Young children will be captivated by the story; older ones will want to apply the things they learn about business. Teach someone to fish: a how-to book on jobs, careers, small business, finance, economics, and learning how to work/serve. 530 words in dyslexic-friendly font by award-winning kid’s author Karl Beckstrand (Mini-mysteries for Minors [multicultural/bilingual series]), illustrations by Yaniv Cahoua and Karl Beckstrand; Asian child, Chinese boy, red panda, 26-page business picture book on money and saving (also in hard and soft cover), Premio Publishing & Gozo Books Sept. 2017 (see online career/money resources, worldwide rights © July 2017) PremioBooks, Baker & Taylor, Brodart, Follett, Ingram. LCCN: 2016949820, JUV009090, JUV006000, JUV012060, JUV039220, JUV030020, JUV063000, BUS025000, BUS012010, BUS060000, BUS019000, BUS075000, BUS048000, BUS029000, paper ISBN: 978-1536889864, hard cover ISBN: 978-0985398811

  • Author: Karl Beckstrand
  • Published: 2017-04-26 00:05:11
  • Words: 720
The Bridge of the Golden Wood: A Parable on How to Earn a Living The Bridge of the Golden Wood: A Parable on How to Earn a Living