Welcome to They Lived Happily Ever After, LLC.
They Lived Happily ever After, LLC provides Storytelling, Children's Books, Storytimes/Author visits and Genealogical services.
John Light, Jr. (Mister John) created the company, in 2017, when he decided to become a Professional Storyteller. His first gig was at a Senior Center in Alexandria, Virginia. Later, Mister John added genealogical services to the portfolio. He loves helping people find their long lost relatives and interesting facts about their ancestor's lives. Mister John is a Youth Services Supervisor where he provides fun and exciting programs for youth, birth to 18.
In May 2020, Mister John published his first book called "The Adventures of Joshua and Pip". "The Adventures of Joshua and Pip" went on to be named to the Black Caucus of the American Library Association's (BCALA) Best of the Best list for 2020. In August of 2020, "The Adventures of Joshua and Pip: Calvin the Catfish" was published. In May of 2021, Mister John published "My Mothers Wildest Dreams".
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Many Ancestors were responsible for bringing us into the world. My Mothers Wildest Dreams honors the Mothers of a Virginia family from the late 18th century to the present. The beautifully rich illustration and poetic prose highlight the hopes, dreams and aspirations every mother has for their children. In life the seasons and scenery change, but a Mother's love never fades.
On a blissfully bright day, Joshua decides to fly his cardboard box down Oak Tree Hill. Unfortunately, his attempts all end in failure. Joshua experiences many emotions. Suddenly, a new kid shows up. Will Pip have the answer Joshua needs to make his cardboard box fly?
John Light, Jr. is overwhelmed to share with you his very first book, The Adventures of Joshua and Pip. The story was conceptualized while creating bedtime stories for his then 3 year old twin toddlers. He searched his imagination to come up with stories that his boys hadn't heard before.
On a humidly hot day, Joshua and Pip are geared up and ready for a great day of fishing. On the way to Ogeechee Lake, they see a sign that challenges them to catch Calvin the Catfish. Pip is ready and willing to accept the challenge. However, Pip and Joshua soon find out that catching any fish, let alone the great CALVIN THE CATFISH, takes lots of patience and a little luck.
En un día felizmente brillante, Joshua decide volar su caja de cartón cuesta abajo por la Colina del Roble. Desafortunadamente, todos sus intentos terminan en fracaso. Joshua experimenta muchas emociones. De repente, aparece un chico nuevo. Tendrá Pip la respuesta que Joshua necesita para hacer volar su caja de cartón?
John Light, Jr. aka "Mister John" is a librarian, storyteller, genealogist, entrepreneur and author. He got his start at Old Dominion University Library as a part of his work study assignment. Mister John has always had a love for reading and learning. In 2019 John received his Masters degree in Library and Information Science and quickly went on to self published two children's books (The Adventures of Joshua & Pip & The Adventures of Joshua & Pip: Calvin the Catfish) in 2020.
Mister John has worked in Library Services for over 10 years and currently works in Youth Services. He can be found at his local library facilitating Storytime or dancing for Music in Motion. His patrons love his energy and can't wait to be greeted by his warm smile when they enter the library. John has a true passion for working with people of all ages and bringing literacy and joy to all he encounters.
Mister John talks with Librarian Shamika about being a Librarian, Storyteller and Author.
Mister John appears on the Read with Carylee Show.
John has a heart for service. Whether it's helping someone at the circulation desk or engaging children at storytime--John is excited to serve at Potomac Community Library.
John Light Jr. is a librarian, storyteller, genealogist, and author. He currently works as a Youth Librarian for the Live Oak Public library system in Savannah, GA. We talked about his journey to become a librarian, his work in youth services, his many children's book publications, and much more...
Join me as we read "The Adventures of Joshua and Pip" written by John Light Jr. Here we follow a boy named Joshua, who try's to fly his cardboard box, but he just can't! That is until a new kid named Pip shows up!
The exciting tale of two young boys meeting for the first time, becoming fast friends, and having the ride of their life!