Category Archives: Children’s Stories/Poems I Wrote

Sketches for The Ducks​ Who Flew Every Which Way

I’m blessed that Josh McGill is illustrating my next two children’s books. These are sketches for the first sequel to my top selling book The Duck Who Flew Upside Down. It’s been on Amazon’s Bestselling children’s book list for its … Continue reading

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Way to Go, Wilbur!

I’ve added Wilbur’s name to the new version of the book about him that will have even more illustrations than the original. The new cover for Wilbur the Duck Who Flew Upside Down (aka “Wilbur”) also features the expressions on the … Continue reading

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All Hail the Queen!

I’m pleased to introduce Queen Isadora from my latest children’s picture book project titled Sir Alex Sleighs a Dragon illustrated by Jack Wiens. An Invitation My other dragon book, Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon, is within weeks of being released. I’d love to … Continue reading

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Free: Kindle eBook & Email Newsletter!

I’m creating a FREE newsletter titled Russ Towne’s Children’s Stories and to celebrate I’m offering ONE of the following for those who subscribe to it: FREE: Your choice of ONE of my children’s books in the Kindle eBook format. OR Three for $1: Your choice of any THREE of my children’s books … 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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Many More Pages of Illustrations

I’ve decided to have illustrations on both facing pages of most of my latest book, Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon. In my prior children’s books I had text on one facing page and an illustration on the other. The change substantially … Continue reading

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Meet Dreami Dragon

This is a scene from my latest children’s book project titled Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon. It depicts Flora Belle’s startled reaction when meeting Dreami for the first time. I plan to complete the book at about the time our first … Continue reading

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The Illustrations Selected by the Curator

These are the four illustrations from my children’s books the Danville Art Gallery’s curator selected for its upcoming exhibit October 28, 2016 through December 17, 2016. I conceived the characters and Josh McGill illustrated them. Wish love, Russ

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Artwork from 3 of My Books to Be Exhibited

Characters from three of my children’s books have been invited to be part of an art exhibit  titled Storybooks by the Bay. The characters scheduled to make their first appearance in an art exhibit include Clyde the Green Giraffe, Hoozy Whatzadingle, … 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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