NWS Featured Local Author: Jeff Kessler

Jeff KesslerJeff Kessler is a features writer for Grand Traverse Insider and a retired elementary school teacher. He is also the author of the Victor the Friendly Vampire trilogy for young readers. Victor is a non-threatening, clever fellow who strives to be accepted. He encounters a variety of adventures that can be humorous, daring and challenging. Each book has a lesson to teach. The stories all take place in northwest Michigan. They are about 100 pages each and sell for $14.95. Find Jeff and Victor on Facebook

See what kids are saying about Victor the Friendly Vampire:

  • “I love these stories, because vampires are usually bad. They are very different.” – Andrew (4th grade)
  • “I liked Victor and his stories because of all the suspense.” – Jaynee (4th grade)
  • “I love it when Victor teaches the kids not to bully.” – Mason (4th grade)
  • “There is fun word play in these books and even some big words I loved.” – Matthew (5th grade)