Category Archives: Animals

The Royalty of Loyalty

What a wonderful story of the loyalty of a dog during the Northern California fires. Odin’s loyalty was tested by fire With Love, Russ Advertisements

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A Thousand Souls to Save

I found this story both heart-warming and heart-breaking. With Love, Russ A Thousand Souls to Save  

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The Whole Flock’s Talking

The whole flock’s talking about my latest project, the second edition of my favorite and most popular children’s book so far, The Duck Who Flew Upside Down. It features a bigger (8.5″ x 11″) trim size, even more illustrations from … Continue reading

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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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