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Cover for Wilbur Sequel & News for Another

I’ve enjoyed writing the sequel to Wilbur the Duck Who Flew Upside Down so much that I’ve begun writing a third one featuring Wilbur and the rest of his wacky family and unusual flock as they help a family of … Continue reading

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A Sketch of a Possible Cover Idea

My Illustrator Josh McGill is creating a cover illustration for my next children’s book, ebook, and audiobook, all titled The Ducks Who Flew Every Which Way. I thought you’d enjoy a peek at a concept sketch for it. With love, Russ

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A Fun Adventure

I love doing author readings to youngsters in schools, libraries, and elsewhere. They’re fun and I’m delighted to experience the reactions of the children and adults to my creations. Such adventures often yield surprises. I had two amazing surprises the … Continue reading

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Wilbur Made Me a Best Selling Author

I’m pleased to announce that The Duck Who Flew Upside Down became an Amazon Best Seller. I’m still taking it in, but I have to admit it feels mighty good to achieve the milestone of being a Best Selling author. Thank you … Continue reading

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Heeeeeeere’s Sunny!

My latest children’s picture book Sunny Saves the Day has been released via Amazon in hardcover format. Sunny Saves the Day It will be released in softcover format shortly Kindle eBook format eventually.  Jack Wiens illustrated it and Kristi Towne … Continue reading

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Cute as a…

Our son Brian holds Raiden, who appears to either be a bug or an alien, perhaps an alien bug. Raiden is such a sweet, good-natured child that he inspired me to dedicate my latest picture children’s book to him, Sunny … Continue reading

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One of My Favorite Things to Do

I read three of my children’s picture books to a class of Kindergarteners today and loved every minute of it. Their reactions to the stories and their questions after each were delightful. When I’d read all three I asked which … Continue reading

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