John Buchta was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA.
As a youngster he expressed an interest in music and spent most of his early life in the performing arts as a singer-songwriter.
After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania he entered the business world and made a career in marketing for various entrepreneurial ventures.
His interest in writing took a turn towards children's books when his grandchildren were born and he recognized the power of their imaginations and their enjoyment of reading.
His writing is inspired by memories of his childhood and the spirit of his father's character and penchant for a good story or poem.
Today, he resides in Bucks County, PA with his wife.
The Wonderful Once: A Christmas Story
A little boy goes on a fantastic Christmas adventure in this story of a kind gesture that results in a magical journey.
It’s an all-around feel-good story with a surprise ending and a powerful message.
Brought to life by beautiful illustrations, this enchanting tale captures the spirit of Christmas and the magic of a single good deed that changed the world forever. It has all the makings of an annual read for families at Christmastime and a fresh look at some age-old traditions that will surely pique the interest of readers.
To be released on Amazon on October 5, 2023!