The Tiny Star

What People Say About Me

The Tiny Snowflake

What People Say About Me

“The Tiny Star”

It is the most inspirational Christmas story ever told about the greatest star the world has ever seen, the star of Bethlehem.

With dozens of sold-out book signings, consistently selling 30-50 copies an hour and with over 500,000 copies sold, Art Ginolfi is always asked to return for more book signings!

Dream, Believe, Persist and You Will Shine!

Fast Facts:

  • The Tiny Star is an Amazon #1 New Release – December 2019
  • The Tiny Snowflake is an Amazon #2 New Release – December 2019
  • The Tiny Star & The Tiny Snowflake – Top 10 & 20 Best Sellers on Amazon
  • Dozens of Sold-Out Book Signings. Author signs and sells 30-60 books an hour
  • 500,000+ copies of “The Tiny Star” and “The Tiny Snowflake” sold
  • 4 out of 5 people the read or hear the story of Starlet, buy “The Tiny Star.”
  • The Tiny Star is called “The Crown Jewel of Children’s” Books by Rick Nau at Dancing Pen Books in 2019

The 12 BIG Messages of “The Tiny Star”

  • You were born to shine
  • Dream for all things are possible
  • Believe
  • Don’t be discouraged
  • Seek wisdom and learn from the wise
  • Be persistent and never give up
  • Be fearless and keep shining
  • Share your talents/gifts with others
  • Your decisions determine your life
  • The greatest gift is love
  • Get closer to God
  • You too will rise and shine

The Miraculous 1 in a Million Story Behind the Story: 3 Publishers Love “The Tiny Star!”

  • 1983: “The Tiny Star” was written at 1am on December 10th, 1983, in 1 hour
  • 1988: Art Ginolfi walks into MacmillanPublishing and out with a publishing contract
  • 1989: The Tiny Star is published by Macmillan’s CHECKERBOARD PRESS
  • 1990: Arthur Ginolfi conducts dozens of book signings selling 50-60 books and hour
  • 1991: Arthur Ginolfi signs over 450 copies of The Tiny Star at a single book signing
  • 1989-1994: 150,000 copies of The Tiny Star are sold! 30,000+ copies every Christmas
  • 1995: Macmillan’s CHECKERBOARD PRESS files for bankruptcy
  • 1995: Art Ginolfi acquires the rights and the plates for The Tiny Star
  • 1996: Art Ginolfi meets the President of Tommy Nelson and gets a publishing contract
  • 1997: The Tiny Star is published by Thomas Nelson’s Tommy Nelson from 1997-2017
  • 1998: Arthur Ginolfi conducts dozens of nationwide book signings (50-60 books an hour)
  • 2003:  With the success of The Tiny Star, publisher asks Art to write The Tiny Snowflake
  • 2004: The Tiny Snowflake debuts in Nielsen Bookscan “Top 40 Juvenile Books”
  • 2005-2006: Arthur Ginolfi conducts book signings selling 50-60 books every hour
  • 2006: Tommy Nelson loses the plates to print “The Tiny Star” and “The Tiny Snowflake”
  • 2016: Tommy Nelson/Thomas Nelson Returns the Rights to Arthur Ginolfi
  • 2017: Arthur Ginolfi walks into BookExpo in NYC and walks out with a new publisher
  • 2018: Arthur Ginolfi signs a new publishing agreement with Skyhorse Publishing
  • 2019: The Tiny Star is an Amazon #1 New Release – December 2019
  • 2019: The Tiny Snowflake is an Amazon #2 New Release – December 2019
  • 2019: The Tiny Star & The Tiny Snowflake – Top 10 & Top 20 Best Sellers – Amazon
  • 2019: The Tiny Star is “The Crown Jewel of Children’s” Books by Dancing Pen Books
  • 2020-2022: Arthur Ginolfi conducts 6 sell-out pandemic book signings at Barns & Noble
  • 2023: Arthur Ginolfi creates a plan to promote the books and animate “The Tiny Star”
  • 2024: Arthur Ginolfi will find Executive Producers & Stars to animate “Starlet, The Tiny Star” a 30-minute animated Christmas Special and “Stars” a full-length animated feature.

Amazon Reviews:

Beautifully story Of A Star

★★★★★

Reviewed in the United States on August 20, 2020

3 people found this helpful
TBlock

Unforgettable Story

★★★★★

Reviewed in the United States on July 13, 2020

Rick

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“The Tiny Snowflake”

It is an inspirational story about a tiny snowflake named Lacy who wants to be like the other snowflakes. Swirling her way through a quiet, wintery night, Lacy longs to discover what makes her special. All the other snowflakes have their special purpose whether it is to make the snow soft, deep or slippery. But what is Lacy’s special purpose? With a little help from the other snowflakes, Lacy discovers her special purpose is to make the snow sparkle and glisten. In the end, Lacy is happy just being herself!

“The Tiny Snowflake” Is A Top 10 Best Seller on Amazon’s Top 100 Best Seller List
“The Tiny Star” and “The Tiny Snowflake” were the #1 and #2 New Releases on Amazon

The 12 BIG MESSAGES of “The Tiny Snowflake”

  • We are all created equally
  • We are all different
  • Don’t try to be someone you are not
  • No one is perfect
  • Everyone has a special purpose
  • Find your purpose and gifts
  • Seek to understand the purpose and gifts of others
  • Respect the purpose and gifts of others
  • Don’t compare yourself to others
  • Being different makes you special
  • It is beautiful when we all come together
  • Be happy just being yourself

“Art’s Goal”

Art’s goal is to help Unveil the Power Within All of God’s Children.

  • Empower children to understand the significance and the purpose of their lives
  • Develop a strong belief system
  • Identify their talents and gifts
  • Discover and respect the talents and gifts of others
  • Teach them how to overcome obstacles
  • Encourage them to take action
  • Guide them to seek the wisdom needed to make good decisions
  • Show them the power of love
  • Help them achieve their goals
  • Live the life of their dreams

After a 10 year debate from 2006-2016 with his old publisher, Art finally acquires the rights for “The Tiny Star” and “The Tiny Snowflake,” in 2016, walks into Book Expo at the

More Inspirational Children’s Stories in The Works by Art Ginolfi

  • The Tiny Caterpillar / The Tiny Butterfly
  • The Tiny Flower
  • The Tiny Turtle
  • The Tiny Sparrow
  • The Tiny Pumpkin

 

About The Author

Arthur Ginolfi is a writer who draws. He’s the bestselling author of The Tiny Star and other books. Read more→