The Moral of the Stories Series, written by Laura Hotchkiss, inspires an interest in reading through fun yet thoughtful stories which both children and adults can enjoy. The first book in the series is Why Not Walnut is a heartwarming humorous children’s story of determination in the face of adversity to achieve ones dreams.

Wally the Walnut has dreams that seem unreachable. He comes to life in a way that each of us in our hearts can relate. Wally’s story, so beautifully illustrated, take the reader on a journey through adversity and time.

Why not reach for your dreams? Each story in the Series also offers additional resources, educational information and fun facts through the author website at