Category Archives: Animals

Friends Flying High

This is a scene from one of my latest children’s book projects, Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon. With Love, Russ  

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My Office Mates

My office mates Penny and Sadie are easy to work with. I enjoy their company. They’re always glad to see me and don’t even complain when I growl and bark at them.  They’re a fetching pair and we have a ball together. … Continue reading

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Laughing the Day Away

These three carefree froggy friends greeted me with infectious laughter on my brief break the other day. With Love, Russ

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Chewbacca and Happy Hollow

Our son Brian sent a link that included this interesting fact from Wikipedia: Chewbacca’s dialogue was created from recordings of walruses, camels, bears, and badgers from Burtt’s personal sound library. One of the most prominent elements was an American black bear living in the Happy Hollow Zoo in San … Continue reading

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Flora Belle the Carousel Horse

I’m pleased to introduce one of the co-stars of my latest book project for young children titled, Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon. Flora Belle is a carousel horse who loves what she does but sometimes gets bored and decides to go on … Continue reading

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Ever Seen a Whale Dance Down a Street?

Ever Seen a Whale Dance Down a Street? Clyde the Green Giraffe and Marty McDinkle love to sit under the Tickletoe Tree and think how funny the world would be… …if whales walked on streets, cars traveled on buses that … Continue reading

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I’ve Just Released Tickletoe Tree Poetry

Tickletoe Tree Poetry Tickletoe Tree Poetry is available now. I’d greatly appreciate it if you’d help spread the word. I created it to help introduce to youngsters how fun poetry can be. You’ll meet hilarious and heart-warming characters such as Clyde the … Continue reading

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