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Gisela’s Holiday Story now available as a free Kindle download

Gisela’s Holiday Story now available as a free Kindle download

Download Gisela’s Holiday Story to your Kindle for FREE from October 28th through November 1st. Learn about All Saints Day and how many of our Halloween traditions today cam about. A perfect read for the upcoming holiday! Gisela’s Holiday Story is a beginning-chapter children’s historical fiction book. […]

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Amazing Baby & Child Expo

Amazing Baby & Child Expo

Medieval Maidens will be participating as one of the many vendors at the 2012 Amazing Baby and Child Expo from 11am-4pm on Saturday August 18th in Sykesville, Maryland. Admission is free, though all attendees are encouraged to bring a can of food for charity. Our stand will […]

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The Mary Series goes live on Amazon.com

The Mary Series goes live on Amazon.com

The Mary series has just been made available on Amazon.com. Mary’s Story and Mary’s Holiday Story by Tiffany Jansen can now be purchased on Amazon.com for $5.11 each. The Mary Series won the 2011 Creative Child Magazine “Book of the Year” award for history and education. They […]

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Mary series reviewed by Alan Caruba

The Mary books, Mary’s Story and Mary’s Holiday Story, by Tiffany Jansen were reviewed by Alan Caruba on his book review blog. The review appears about halfway through the post under “Books for Younger Readers.” Here’s what he had to say about the Mary Series: “Tiffany Jansen […]

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Help Medieval Maidens fight Cystic Fibrosis

For the month of June 2012, Medieval Maidens will donate 20% of all sales to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF). Our Medieval Maidens online store carries books detailing the lives of Gisela, Adele, Isabelle, Gevrehan, and Mary, who all lived during the Middle Ages and, in Mary’s […]

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May Day

Happy May 1st! Mayday was celebrated in the medieval times but began as a spring festival. The Romans began the celebration as a festival to honor Flora, the goddess of flowers. In the Christian church, May was seen as the month of Mary, and flower bouquets were […]

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Meet Gisela, Daughter of Charlemagne

Meet Gisela, Daughter of Charlemagne

Gisela was probably born sometime between 770 and 781. No birth date was ever recorded for her. She was the second or third daughter of King Charles of the Franks (Charlemagne) and his wife, Hildegard of Savoy. Gisela’s mother was Charlemagne’s first wife. Hildegard and Charlemagne had […]

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Gevrehan, Daughter of Sultan Mehmet II

Gevrehan was the only daughter of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II. She was probably born sometime after 1450. In 1453, her father conquered the city of Constantinople and renamed it Istanbul. In the newly named city, he started many colleges and universities. Education and justice were very […]

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Creative Child Magazine Toy of the Year Awards

While attending Toy Fair 2009 in New York, I was introduced to the Creative Child Magazine Toy Awards Program. One of my “neighbors” at the fair had just received a Preferred Choice award from the magazine and her booth was vividly decorated with her award. When I […]

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In Her Own Words, with Medieval Maidens creator Lois Jarman

Our very own Lois Jarman (creator of Medieval Maidens and author of the Gisela, Gevrehan, Adele, and Isabelle series) was interviewed by Girl Scouts of Central Maryland for their “In Her Own Words” column. Click the image below to read the interview.

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