Christian children’s author Amanda Trumpower announces Collar Cases, a new chapter book series for kids who love animals, mystery and humor. This series combines silly characters and zany hijinks with family-friendly messages built on biblical themes, making it the perfect read-aloud for Christian parents of children ages 7-12.

“A great read-aloud to engage kids with biblical truth. Must-read series for families!” says Shoshanna Rosa, Children’s Ministry Director of Maranatha Bible Church.

Collar Cases follows the adventures of cat and dog investigative journalists Mittens Meow and Alex Digger as they solve mysteries and learn lessons about character in their small town. The fun begins with Case of the Robbed Recipe, which is available in paperback, ebook and audiobook from Amazon.

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Children are also invited to attend a series of free virtual programs throughout May 2022. Programs take place in Alex’s metaverse clubhouse, hosted by Each program features fun activities and guest speakers on topics related to the books, as well as free book giveaways.

Christie Thomas, author of several Christian picture books, calls the first book “[a] lively, fast-paced story kids will love. Young readers will be drawn into the mystery [and] the banter between tough-as-nails Mittens and her faithfully-hungry partner, Alex.”

“An inspirational [series] that will leave your family barking for more!” writes Katie J. Trent, homeschool speaker and author of the hit interactive devotional, Dishing Up Devotions: 36 Faith-Building Activities for Homeschooling Families.

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About the Author

Amanda Trumpower writes for Jesus lovers who dig dragons, detectives and droids. She’s a twin mom, second-generation homeschooler, D&D enthusiast and board game fanatic.