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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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A Lifelong Friendship

Each book is an opportunity to begin a beautiful friendship, some of which last a lifetime. With Love, Russ

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Dreams

It is important to me that my books bring joy and delight to children and not merely entertain and teach them. I love when children discover lessons in my stories for themselves and feel as though they’ve just unearthed hidden treasures. … 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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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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