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Alva Sachs is an award-winning children's author. She holds a Master's Degree in Education. Her days in the classroom provided the inspiration for becoming a children's author and founder of Three Wishes Publishing Company. Alva's previous award-winning titles include Circus Fever,

On Your Mark, Get Set Go!, I'm 5, and Dear Master Dragon. Her awards range from 5 Star Reviews from Reader's Favorite, Indie Book, Creative Child Magazine, USA Best Books. International Book Award, Eric Hoffer for Excellence in Small Press Indie Publishing among others. Alva's stories excite, engage, and empower young readers

She is President of Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California.

Alva is married to Paul, has three adult children, and Sadie, their black schnoodle.


Why do you write for kids?

Kids are everything!

How has CBW–LA helped you?

New member...looking forward to it!

Why would you recommend CBW–LA to other writers?

Great support system, networking, helping each other to be encouraged and supported in their writing journey.

Tell us about your books!

Dancing Dreidels

A delightful story of Rebecca and her four favorite dreidels, Sheila Shin, Gail Gimmel, Harry Hey, and Neil Nun. Rebecca waits for Hanukkah every year when the family gathers to celebrate. The smells of yummy foods fill the air. Singing, dancing, and the lighting of the menorah take center stage, until t is time for the dreidels to spin for the evening's grand finale. But, Sheila can't stop falling down. Will she be able to 'dance' at the Hanukkah party?

Circus Fever

Jessica loves the circus! It is coming to her town and she is so excited to go.
Join her on her adventures under the Big Top!

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Justin, Mario, and Marcus are best friends. They hang out every Saturday.
But something is different about THIS Saturday.
Join them and their Dads on exciting adventure with their skateboards.

I'm 5

Julie is turning 5 and celebrating with delicious cake, colorful balloons, best friends, and fun games. Then party is over and Julie is ready for school, but school is NOT ready for her! How could this happen? How can this be? Join Julie on her adventure as she waits for the BIG day to arrive. Hurry, You don't want to miss the big yellow bus!

Dear Master Dragon

Danny writes a letter to The Master Dragon for help. Why would Danny need help? Will The Master Dragon write him back, or will he have to solve his problems by himself? Join Danny on his adventure as he discovers what it is like to be a REAL dragon.

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