Granda Grey's Timeless Tales


Nila Brereton Hagood and John William Wisor enthrall readers, young and old, with a collection of tales filled with magical creatures and unforgettable adventures. A story within a story, Grandpa Grey’s Timeless Tales weave magic into good storytelling while imparting valuable lessons.

In the Ancient Elm in the heart of the Forest of Delphi, the children of the forest gather every evening around a wise old squirrel, Grandpa Grey. He opens the World of the Dream Realm by telling them the stories of Iam and the magic that helped bring everything into being, from pinecones to flowers and rainbows.

Iam is an extraordinary traveler whose wanderlust led him to meet fairies, unicorns, wizards, and many more incredible creatures in the different kingdoms of the realm. His escapades taught him so much about life and how to live it well.

Children and their parents or grandparents will find this book a perfect bedtime storybook. It provides precious moments to bond and create wonderful memories.

Enter a world of magic & adventure.

About the Authors

John William Wisor

John William Wisor made his career in healthcare and nonprofit organizations, serving as executive and management consultant. For over thirty years, he shared stories with children and friends. These stories now form the collection in Grandpa Grey’s Timeless Tales and Fabulous Fables. Currently, he and his husband reside in Palm Spring.

Nila Brereton Hagood

Now a retired career woman, Nila Brereton Hagood is experienced in in real estate management and commercial insurance sales. Her writing endeavors include magazine and newspaper articles as well as serial mystery novel and children’s books. She lives in Palm Desert, California, with her husband, Jerry.

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Olan didn’t intend to actually steal the raft. He didn’t know how to control it. It floated where the wind and currents took it. After Iam jumped in the water, Olan didn’t have a clue what to do. He already was sorry for taking it.

(from “The Journey Begins”)

I am looked straight into the very orange eyes of a very orange mermaid. Her hair, her skin, her scales—everything about her glowed orange. Iam thought her the most wondrous creature he had ever seen.

(from “Crossing the Dragon Channel”)

It was a small clearing. Floating in the middle of it was a sparkling ball of light.

As Candace and Iam stepped closer it began to twinkle and fade, revealing an elegant fairy. Her wings were spun gold in the sunlight. Her dress shimmered as if made of moonbeams, and her magic wand had a real Star Child perched on its tip.

“I’ve been expecting you.” She said.

(from “The Land of Dreams Come True”)


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