JUST JUNIPER - The First Adventure Chapter Book Series

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Irene Hernandez

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JUST JUNIPER -The First Adventure and it's sequel The Mystery of the Mountain Lion Tracks are the first books of a children's book series about a seven year old girl and her Golden Retriever. Their adventures will mesmerize young readers.


Family, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Action, Children's,Action,Mystery,Children's,Adventure,Crime

Short Summary

Seven-year old Sophia wakes up to the sound of incessant barking. Juniper her Golden Retriever is barking and looking out the window. "Juniper never barks. Why is she barking now?" What Sophia and Juniper find outside the house and the adventures they embark on will keep children engaged.

Sophia and her friends get themselves in difficult and often scary situations but Juniper is always there to save the day.


Mountains of Western North Carolina and Miami, Florida

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise


Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions, Twist, Happy Ending,Meaningful Message,Happy Ending

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Sophia

Age: 7

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Empathetic, Engaging, Outspoken, Decisive, Adventurous, Charming, Complex, Confident

Additional Character Details

Name: Gabriela

Age: 8

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Badass, Confident, Engaging, Funny, Leader, Sophisticated, Adventurous, Charming, Complex, Decisive, Outspoken,Funny,Leader,Outspoken

Additional Character Details

Name: Aiden

Age: 9

Gender: Female

Role: logical

Key Traits: Empathetic, Engaging, Adventurous, Confident,Adventurous,Charming,Modest

Additional Character Details

Name: Ben

Age: 6

Gender: Other

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Blunt, Clumsy, Engaging, Outspoken, Funny, Adventurous, Charming, Confident, Complex

Development Pitch

The JUST JUNIPER ADVENTURES are exciting books that will enthrall young children. The adventures of Juniper, Sophia and friends keep children eagerly turning the pages of the books and begging for the next book of the series. The series is perfect for a Netflix series or a film or animation adaptation. Just as children beg to read the next book of the series, they will eagerly await the next episode of an adaptation for TV or Film. In the first book of the series, JUST JUNIPER - The First Adventure” seven-year old Sophia wakes up to the sound of incessant barking, Juniper, her two-year old Golden Retriever is looking out the window. “Juniper never barks. Why is she barking now?” I’m the first two books of the series young readers will get to know Sophia, who is quiet and sensitive, yet intrepid and brave. They will fall in love with Juniper who is just too smart for words. They will also meet Gabriela, Aiden and Ben. The friends often find themselves in difficult and scary situations but Juniper is always there to save the day! As Gabriela often says, “ Juniper is a STAR!!! She belongs in Netflix!”

About The Author

I am a writer of children’s books and an elementary school teacher. My love of children, animals and reading inspired me to write the JUST JUNIPER Adventures, a Chapter Book Series. I love the mountains, the ocean, traveling and reading. I live in Miami, Florida and love the beach!

Target Audiences

Age: 7-12

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Animal lovers, children, dog owners, western North Carolina, Key Biscayne Florida

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Self Published Amazon KDP

Year Published: 2022

Hard Copy Available