The Books

Trust the River is proud to present fun, meaningful and visually stunning children’s books for the entire family to enjoy.

Tomas’ Wish

This classic-style, updated folk tale tells the humorous outdoor adventure of a boy named Tomás. Through an unexpected encounter, Tomás learns that pursuing wishes is more than one boy can handle alone.  He discovers that one wish can also change the world.

Willow Acorn’s River Journey

A harrowing tale of hope, trust and excitement. Little Willow Acorn finds itself riding the current of a vast river and larger than life encounters.
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Voice Work

Trust the River offers high quality, professional voice work by John Duryea. John is professionally trained by the most prominent sound engineer of our era, [NAME].

The Authors

biopicJohn and Carol Duryea have been married since 1982 and have two sons. They have lived in New York, Virginia, and Florida.

John is a graduate of the University of Central Florida, where he earned a Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership. He has held various leadership positions within higher education since 1989 including assistant professor, executive director, and dean.

Carol is a graduate of Adelphi University, where she earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work and works as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Her work spans across a number of areas including parenting & family support, hospice, and oncology.