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All The Colors of Mysti

My illustrators and I have created many characters for boys, but I have to admit that it’s been much more of a challenge for me to create characters that young girls would love. Until now colorful Mysti’s hair, tail, and … 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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The Link

Friend and fellow author Seumas Gallagher suggested I include a link to the nomination site. D’oh! Thank you, Seumas! It is: Goodreads Picturebooks Nomination Write-ins Thank you in advance for your nominations and book reviews! With Love, Russ     … Continue reading

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They’re Here & Bigger & Better than Ever!

My first shipments of all three titles arrived last night. Thank you for all those who pre-ordered copies. Buyers in the U.S. saved $3.05-7.99 per title versus the Amazon price! I plan to sign, package, and take your copies to … Continue reading

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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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Anticipation

The door bell just rang. A surge of excitement races through me as I head for the door. I’ve been waiting for my first shipment of my latest book, Sir Alex Sleighs a Dragon. It’s supposed to arrive any day … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Up to Lately

I’ve learned a lot in the 4-1/2 years since I published my first book. I’m putting that knowledge and experience to work not only with my new titles such as the recently released Sir Alex Sleighs a Dragon and Flora … Continue reading

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