Tommy Batchelor
Growing up in central Georgia gave Author Tommy Batchelor many
outdoor adventures either in the woods or along the banks of the Flint
River. “Lost on Spirit River”, is Book 1 of the Spirit River Trilogy and Tommy’
s first Middle grade fiction for ages 9 - 12. Tommy’s first published book,
Sunday’s with Papa T, A River Adventure, for ages 6 - 9 is a 28 page
Picture Book. He resides in Middle Georgia with his wife, Cathy.  Contact
the Author at or signed copies of his books can
be purchase at his website at at a discount.
Sundays With Papa T: A River Adventure by Tommy Batchelor  
Do you remember that special time with your grandfather or
grandmother: the walks, the talks, the bonding between child and
grandparent?  Nine year old Brylee and her grandfather, Papa T,
spent their special times each Sunday together as they are bonded
by exploring the outdoors and discovering the secrets of nature. This
Sunday is on a river fishing trip.  Follow along as Brylee and Papa T
learn more about themselves and the secrets the outdoor holds.
Lost On Spirit River  by Tommy Batchelor  
Thirteen-year-old Tony’s parents are in the middle of divorce, his mother sends him
to his Grandpa’s along the banks of the Flint River in Southwestern Georgia. With
his younger cousin Kathryn, they set out to look for a Christmas tree for the
holidays, along with Grandpa’s aging beagle, Sally. The three become lost in a
snowstorm, which has not hit Georgia in three hundred years. Finding shelter in a
hidden cave, stumbling upon Native American art. Now the adventure begins…  

In Lost on Spirit River, author Tommy Batchelor has written an entertaining young-
adult novel with a multi-pronged message. He uses suspense and adventure to
capture his audience’s attention…The dialogue is crisp…The characters are well
developed… Readers glimpse the spirit world of ancient native tribes in a way that
will stir imaginations…Kim Reale’s illustrations solidify the images already created
by Batchelor’s exceptional ability to describe scenes and setting. Highly
Recommended by William Potter for Reader’s Choice Book Reviews.