Category Archives: Project Updates for Children’s Stories/Poems I Wrote

Misty Reimagined

Since most of my children’s books have had young boys or male animals as their primary characters I’ve been putting additional focus on books with more young female characters. The first of my books that fell into the latter category … 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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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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Sir Alex Sleighs a Dragon

My likely next book project is tentatively titled, Sir Alex Sleighs a Dragon (It will include a sleigh in the cover illustration so readers will know I’ve not accidentally misspelled “Slay.”) This story features a young boy who faces his fears as … 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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Amazon Kindle Ranking News

At the moment, my book “The Duck Who Flew Upside Down” has risen to #14 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Children’s eBooks > Animals > More Animals > Ducks & Other Waterfowl. Now that it’s on the first … 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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What Do You Think?

I’m continuing to play this weekend on my book of poetry the working title for which has been Glimpses (as in “Glimpses of my Heart and Spirit.” You can see some of my poetry at  Grateful Man’s Poetry I’m attempting to put my … Continue reading

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Two Firsts & Two Updates

I’m going to my first children’s book fair on 4/16. It’s in San Jose. I’m also going to my first book readings on Tuesday. It is at a school in Moraga and will be in two sessions, Pre-K through 1st … Continue reading

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