About Robert Martin

Children’s advocate and author Robert Martin writes books with his granddaughter Keira Ely, including the bestsellers “The Case of the Missing Crown Jewels,” and “SuperClara — a Young Girl’s Story of Cancer, Bravery and Courage.” Robert founded the nonprofit Bridge to a Cure Foundation to tear down the deadly barriers impeding the timely development of pediatric cancer treatments and cures.
10 09, 2018

Grandparents Day: Strengthening the bond

By |2018-09-10T16:59:02-04:00September 10th, 2018|

Sunday, September 9th is National Grandparents Day, a special holiday to celebrate the important role we play in the lives of our children’s kids. There is a special bond between grandparents and their grandchildren, a connection that is full of immense love and all-around support. Whether we are being an [...]

30 08, 2018

Kids at Risk? Grandparents to the Rescue!

By |2018-08-30T17:33:28-04:00August 30th, 2018|

Grandparents today are taking a larger role in the lives of their grandchildren, sharing their worries and joys, giving them love and support, and helping out harried and exhausted parents. With the retirement of the baby boomer generation, there are more grandparents than ever — an estimated 70 million in the [...]

30 08, 2018

Celebrating Minds that Work Differently: Meet the Ninja Brothers!

By |2018-08-30T17:31:15-04:00August 30th, 2018|

One of the goals of my foundation, Bridge to a Cure, is to help children with various diseases and disorders to lead happier, healthier lives. I’m dedicated to accomplishing this by promoting research collaboration and advocating for a national database, as well as looking at all the resources and alternative [...]

30 08, 2018

Children with Disorders: Kids Helping Kids

By |2018-08-30T17:20:47-04:00August 30th, 2018|

There are an estimated 17.1 million children in the U.S. who have been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder. They often struggle with self-esteem and are frequently misunderstood by their classmates. A Bright Spot The Amazing Ninja Brothers series by Robert Martin addresses both issues. In each chapter book for middle [...]

30 08, 2018

Audibook Release

By |2018-08-31T10:46:04-04:00August 30th, 2018|

In The Case of the Missing Crown Jewels, readers join forces with 12-year-old Keira, her Papa and mischievous puppy, Waffles, on a thrilling ride of suspense and surprise to find the crown jewels. An Amazon bestseller and a finalist in the “Draft to Dream” awards, the book is now available [...]

15 08, 2018

Solve This: The Informant

By |2021-06-02T10:26:32-04:00August 15th, 2018|

Several years ago, twelve-year-old Keira and her grandfather, Papa, formed the Keira and Papa Detective Agency. It all started when Keira found a magic hat that gave her Google-like powers. Their detective agency is often hired by the U.S. government’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to solve their most difficult cases. [...]

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