Cal Davis' I'M JUST A CROW Teaches Kids to Value Themselves

The act of wanting something better for oneself and the obsession of unhealthy changes is a fine line to walk, and one that many people, especially children, struggle with. In, "I'm Just a Crow" (published by Trafford Publishing), a new illustrated children's book, author CAl Davis presents the story of a crow learning to accept himself for who and what he is, a moral that young readers will benefit from.

A crow, who is a plain-looking bird, wants to be beautiful like other birds. He thinks about being something else, and imagines himself as many of his animal friends. Shall he be a cat? A duck? Would he be happier as an owl? In each case, the crow realizes that being himself is the best.

An excerpt from "I'm Just a Crow":

"Come to think of it, if I was another bird, I couldn't play games with my crow buddies. We crows love to play games.
I guess the best thing for me to be is... ME!"

Davis' hope with "I'm Just a Crow" is that children will learn to value themselves. "Children need to know that they are unique and need to be themselves," he says.

"I'm Just a Crow"
By CAl Davis
Softcover | 8.5 x 11 in | 24 pages | ISBN 9781466902961
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
CAl Davis is a veteran and has a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Texas A&M University-Texarkana. Davis has been married to Stephanie since 1991 and they have two children, Caleb and KyndrA. Davis loves life and enjoys helping people all he can.

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, Inc. author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an "on-demand publishing service," and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford's experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit

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