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Finding Pleasure in Books
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THE WISH written by Ken Elliott and illustrated by Whitney Gardner

Now available as an ebook for Kindle for only $4.99.

Other platforms coming soon!


See what reviewers are saying about The Wish:


"It is refreshing to read a picture book about a strong relationship between a father and daughter. About the simplicity of really loving someone more than yourself....A beautiful story." - Mrs. Null from Read Aloud Literacy


Read Aloud Literacy Blog



"The Wish is a tender tale that will tug at your heartstrings...The carefully rendered black and white illustrations pair nicely with the gentleness of the story and I like how they beg to be colored in by the reader’s imagination. Any parent who has watched his/her child grow up and move away will most certainly relate to this story, but so will anyone who has a special connection with another person...The Wish is a sweet, sincere story ready to be shared with the special people in your life, children or adults." - Frog on a Blog


Frog on a Blog


On Friday, September 19,  Adamo Press' official release of The Wish was a smashing hit. It quickly skyrocketed to the top of the charts on, maintaining the #1 place in the top Trending Books and securing a spot on the top 100 Best Selling books, where it remained for two days. 


We fell in love with Ken M. Elliott's debut children's story The Wish at first read and are so excited to be able to share the book with the world.


The Wish written by Ken M. Elliott and illustrated by Whitney Gardner paints a poignant story that shows the bond between a father and daughter is powerful enough to withstand the test of time. Readers young and old will see themselves in these characters, a reminder to cherish loving family relationships.

We're sure you'll love The Wish written by Ken M. Elliott and illustrated by Whitney Gardner. Buy an autographed copy today!


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July 25-27, 2019

Sacramento, California

Adamo Press Book Signing

Adamo Press will be hosting an author table at the California State Fair where you can purchase a copy of Losing Dad by Amanda LaPera and get it signed! 

California State Fair, 1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815


May 30, 2018

Anahiem, California

Speaking Engagement

"Meeting of the Minds" Mental Health Conference

Anaheim Marriott Hotel, 700 W. Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802

Author Amanda LaPera will be presenting the workshop "Together is Better," regarding Individual-Family-Provider Care Coordination, along with two other NAMI Board Members. Inquire about purchasing a signed copy of Losing Dad.


February 1, 2018

Cal State Fullerton

Speaking Engagement

Children's Mental Health Forum

Author Amanda LaPera will be the featured closing speaker on the topic "Navigating the System." Inquire about purchasing a signed copy of Losing Dad.

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