Atlanta Local Jamaican Author Releases Children’s Book, ‘The Secret of the Elves in Helen’

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Published on June 25, 2012 with No Comments


Delroy Thompson, Jamaica-born and resident for 30 years, writes a delightful book with great illustrations about an enchanting adventure in Helen and the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia, involving the elusive elves and a young boy. A great summer read for children and the young at heart.

Helen is a real alpine tourist village in North Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Alfred, who lives in this enchanting, German-style town, enjoys exploring the nearby mountains. After he happens to rescue an elf King, he receives an invitation and top-secret directions to the King’s mysterious kingdom. A wonderful adventure ensues; this fine book ends with a rhyme summarizing the work of elves. It is a delightful book with great illustrations. The child in your life will be reading to the story’s satisfactory end!

Delroy Thompson

Author, Delroy Thompson, is a middle school teacher in Cumming, Georgia: Delroy Thompson grew up in St. Catherine, Jamaica, and moved to the United States at 30 years old. He is a teacher who has worked with children in Hawaii and South Florida, and presently teaches at a middle school in North Georgia, in the region where this story is based. He holds teaching certificates in social studies, special education, and reading.

Thompson’s education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science and History and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Studies. He is physically disabled and has a can-do spirit. Thompson lives with his wife, daughter, and their lovable golden retriever. His hobbies include history, chess, and writing ‘The Secret of the Elves in Helen’ is available on (paperback) for $11.65, in Kindle format for $5.99, and through the publishers’ website:



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