"THE CAVE'S PATH" gets 5 Star Review from Readers' Favorite

"...Williams has a gift for imparting knowledge in her books. Readers
will learn much...The Cave's Path enlightens as it entertains, and it does so
brilliantly. It’s most highly recommended." 

Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite

19th September 2017

"A FAERIE'S PATH TO WALK", also gets 5 Star Review from Readers' Favorite

"A Faerie's Path to Walk is an enchanting look at Nana’s home in Point Loma, California. San Diego is probably my favorite place in the US, and I loved getting to know it better, seeing it through Nana's and the kids’ eyes. And like Aundi and Daniel, I was transfixed by the stories of other places and cultures around the world that were found in Nana’s journal. As Aundi and Daniel mature, their experiences with Nana and The Magic continue expanding their view of the world and it’s grand fun to witness it with them. This book entertains while it educates, and that’s a very good thing. I’m looking forward to the next book in this series. A Faerie's Path to Walk: The Come Walk With Me Series is most highly recommended." 

Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite

1st November 2018

Also, I wish to recognize Rowena Cross-Najafi, the President of the Historical Society for her invaluable assistance and knowledge of the area.

These children’s books will be the first in over 100 years to be placed in a time capsule. I hope children in the future will still be reading books to fuel their imagination and have the magic appear as they walk the paths and explore along with Aundi and Daniel.

"STORIES" gets 5* Review from Readers' Favorite

I am delighted to have been given a 5* review by prestigious review site readersfavorite.com. Readers’ Favorite review for industry icons including Penguin, Random House, Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins, as well as celebrity children’s fiction writers such as Jim Carrey and Henry Winkler. Stories is truly honored to be in such select company! 

16th October 2016

"THE MEADOW'S PATH" gets 5 Star Review from Readers' Favorite

"...The Meadow’s Path is an enjoyable and informative walk through nature that you don’t have to be a kid to enjoy. A bit of imagination helps, but the magic is waiting there for you if you just open that first page. The Meadow’s Path: The Come Walk With Me Series, Book Three is most highly recommended." 

Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite

14th March 2017


5 Star Review from Readers' Favorite

"Shirley Williams’ educational adventure book for children, Further Along
the Desert Path: The Come Walk with Me Series, Volume 2, follows her
remarkable first book in the series, Stories from The Desert Path. I loved
that first book and wondered how Williams could top it, but she did and
marvelously. Nature and fantasy conspire together to bring the desert to
life and to share its glories with the reader." 

Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite

24th February 2017

Thank you Michele Hardman of Radio WBIW's Talk of the Town for your well informed interviews in August 2017 and for making me feel so welcome!  


Two fantastic television interviews through August 2017, with Angie Timan of Star Station 14, (IN) on "Travel Through Books".

See the full interview at:  https://vimeo.com/230658896 

Books buried till 2068! 

Readers of the Come Walk With Me Series know that I imagined and wrote The Meadow’s Path and The Cave’s Path, books 3 and 4 respectively, when I was living on the farm in Springville, Indiana.  I am delighted and honored to have both these books included in a time capsule that was buried on the premises of the Lawrence County Historical and Genealogical Society of Bedford, Indiana on November 12th, 2018.  

This capsule is set to be opened on November 13th, 2068 with both books being in the very first envelope to be opened, marked #1!

Although both books really speak to the area and its history, the Cave’s Path holds special note for the local community as it was discovered and launched by the Lawrence County Historical and Genealogical Society of Bedford, Indiana.  Joyce Shepherd, the Director of the Edward L. Hutton Research Library is herself featured as a character in chapter 6 on this book, teaching Aundi how to undertake a genealogical search.