My Camping Adventure
In this story, your child
goes camping and discovers the legend of
the old mountain's treasure.
The story is personalized with the child's details which you provide like
names of friends, name of older
(like dad or grandpa) and of course your name,
the person giving the book and the
you are giving it. This makes it a great keep sake.
We'll add a special message from you to the child like "You are very special!"
or similar, a no cost to you, if you request it on the order form.
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this book is given below.
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Book # 509 Hard cover 6 3/4" x 8
1/4" 36 pages
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The Camping Adventure – Detailed Story
As you read the story below
substitute the underlined information with yours. This is just a sample story;
your book will be made using the information you submit to us (listed above)
- Page 1 – Book title and picture illustrations
- Page2 - More picture illustrations
- Page 3 – "My Camping Adventure" was
created especially for Michael Jeremy Smith at the age of 8, with love from
Grandma and Grandpa - May 5 ,1999
It was "old Teddy Bear," the hermit, who
told grandpa the story of the mountain’s treasure. Now Grandpa would pass the
story along to Mike. "It’s over that ridge," grandpa told Mike.
"We’ll have to camp overnight."
- Page 4 – "We better check our supplies,
Mike. We wouldn’t want to forget anything, "said grandpa. Mike’s
friends, Billy, Wayne, and Joey, were there to help load the van. Everyone
was very curious about the treasure.
- Page 5 – Picture illustrations
- Page 6 – More picture illustrations
- Page 7 – there was so much camping gear that
Mike, Billy, Wayne, and Joey had to get behind Grandpa and push to make it
all fit. Finally, the van was packed. Everyone squeezed in, and off they
went. The adventure had begun!
- Page 8 – It was a long day of traveling, and
the children were tired. The setting sun stirred the natural sounds of the
forest. After everyone made camp, Wayne studied the map with Mike.
"Look, Mike, we’ll go this way."
- Page 9 – Picture illustrations
- Page 10 – More picture illustrations
- Page 11 - That night, Mike could hear an owl
hooting in the distance. He found it very difficult to sleep. Everyone was
so excited about the treasure! The snoring coming from Grandpa didn’t help
- Page 12 – Finally, morning came, and everyone
was up early and ready to go. "We want to be sure not to leave any
trash behind, so let’s clean up our campsite," ordered Grandpa.
"Here is some paper," said Joey, while
ripping it up and stuffing it into the trash bag. Mike thought the paper looked
a lot like the map. No…it couldn’t be.
- Page 13 – Picture illustrations
- Page 14 – More picture illustrations
- Page 15 – "It’s a rough trail, and we’ll
have to go by horseback," said Grandpa. "Mike, stay close to
Billy, Wayne and Joey."
"Don’t worry, grandpa. You can count on
me," said Mike. Grandpa was glad to have Mike with them.
- Page 16 – Up the mountain, the trail became
narrow and winding. Mike was amazed at the beautiful plant life surrounding
them. Finally, everyone stopped for lunch.
"Who has the map?" asked Grandpa.
"Not me," said Mike.
"Not me," said Wayne.
"Not me, said Joey.
"It’s gone!" exclaimed Mike. "How
will we ever find the treasure?"
"Hmmm…" said Grandpa. "Perhaps I
can remember the way."
- Page 17 – Picture illustrations
- Page 18 – More picture illustrations
- Page 19 – Grandpa seemed confident about the
way to the treasure. This made Mike feel better about the lost map.
"Let’s catch some fish for lunch!" Grandpa said. Mike, Billy,
Wayne and Joey cast their lines into the clear mountain stream. Mike
immediately hooked a big fish…big enough for everyone to eat.
- Page 20 – While everyone helped prepare
dinner, Grandpa spoke to Mike, Billy, Wayne and Joey. "When I was a
young cub like you, I met Old Teddy bear, the hermit, out here in these very
woods. I’ll tell you his story tonight after dinner." The food was
served and everyone ate until they could eat no more.
- Page 21 – Picture illustration
- Page 22 – More picture illustrations
- Page 23 – That night, Mike, Billy, Wayne and
Joey gathered around the campfire with Grandpa. Speaking very softly,
Grandpa began to tell the story….
"The old hermit told me of the mountain’s
great treasures many years ago. He said only the wisest of bears would discover
the treasure’s true value. Tomorrow, we will travel down the mountain
- Page 24 – The next morning brought dew and
beautiful singing birds. Mike smelled the fresh, clean air as they paddled
away in their canoe. Mike reminded everyone to put on a life jacket.
- Page 25- Picture illustrations
- Page 26 – More picture illustrations
- Page 27 – Billy leaned over to get a life
jacket and fell headfirst into the cold mountain stream. "Help!"
Billy cried. Everyone was alarmed. Mike quickly grabbed a life jacket and
threw it out to help Billy swim ashore.
- Page 28 – Mike helped Billy out of the stream
and onto the grassy bank. Grandpa put an arm around Mike. "That was
quick thinking, Mike," said Grandpa. "I’m very proud of you.
Next time, we’ll all remember to put on our life jackets before we get in
- Page 29 – Picture illustrations
- Page 30 – More picture illustrations
- Page 31 – Later that day, grandpa told
everyone to gather around. "How much farther, grandpa?" asked
"We are here," Grandpa remarked, to
"But where’s the treasure?" asked
"Don’t you see?" said Grandpa. It’s
all around us, and it’s been here all along. It’s the natural sounds of the
forest. It’s in the green trees, the fresh air and clean water. These things
are the real treasures of the mountain.’
- Page 32 – At first, Mike, Billy, Wayne and
Joey were puzzled. Then, Mike realized what Grandpa meant! He envisioned the
old hermit telling Grandpa that only the wisest of the bears could find the
real treasure of the mountain…. and he was right!
- Page 33 – Picture illustrations
- Page 34 – More picture illustrations
- Page 35 – Mike would always remember this
special camping adventure, and would tell all of his friends in Atlanta
about his discovery of the real treasures of the mountain.