Brayden’s Magical Carousel Horse: Book 2 of Brayden’s Magical Journey Series


Dragonfly Book Awards Book Series:
Honorable Mention in the Picture Books 5 and Younger Category at the 2018 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards for “Brayden’s Magical Jungle,”  “Brayden’s Magical Carousel Horse,” and Brayden’s Magical Forest,” won. Anita’s 4th book, “Brayden’s Magical Pirate Ship Adventure,” won Second Place in the Picture Books 5 and Younger Category at the 2020 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards.

. Vibrant pictures will capture your children’s interests
. Brayden is a character that kids can identify with
. Whimsical characters add to the storyline
. Fun adventures that encourage imagination
. Great book for a night-time story to give your children sweet dreams


Brayden’s Magical Carousel Horse is the 2018 Purple Dragon Fly Award Winner!

Brayden is visiting his great-grandmother’s house when he decides to take a ride on the playroom carousel horse. With help from his magical green sunglasses he finds himself on a real horse in the middle of a three-ring circus! With charm and wonderful imagination, author Anita A. Caruso’s Brayden’s Magical Carousel Horse offers readers a peek into life under the big top! Watch for the third book, Brayden’s Magical Forest, as Brayden climbs up to his tree house, and—with help from his magic glasses—goes on a royal adventure to an enchanted forest, where a warrior princess needs his help to find the king’s daughter!

About Brayden’s Magical Journey Series

What would you do if you found a pair of green magical glasses? In Brayden’s Magical Journey Series find out how young readers can have fun, exciting, and imaginative adventures as seen through the eyes of a six-year-old boy. With the help of his magical green glasses, Brayden is transported to surprising worlds and familiar places. Kids ages 3-7 will identify with Brayden and the whimsical characters he meets along the way. Anita A. Caruso’s fun-filled stories and Randy Jennings’s vibrant illustrations are sure to capture every child’s interest.

About the Author:

Anita Ann Caruso was an interior designer for more than 40 years and is the author of the memoir, As Ever, Pudd: A Love Story That Never Ends Told in Letters. From the age of 10 her imagination loved to create fun stories and exciting adventures. Being a grandmother to her 31 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren inspired her to write her first children’s book.

Brayden’s Magical Jungle is the first in a series of Brayden’s Magical Journey books. In each subsequent book Brayden will be teamed up with some of his cousins. “With this many great-grandchildren, and I’m sure, more to come, Brayden’s magical journey possibilities are endless,” Anita says.

Anita has lived on Cape Cod for 49 years.

Additional information

Weight 4.928 oz
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × .09783 in
Suitable Ages:

5 – 7 Years, Preschool – 4 Years

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