Full-Color Hoozy and Story Excerpt

Here is the first full-color illustration for my latest children’s story, Clyde and Hoozy Whatzadingle along with the text depicted in the scene.

Hoozy Concept Illustration Selected sample_hoozy

But, when Clyde returned that night

He saw a most frightful sight.

That Whatzadingle swayed way up high

Waving a wooden spoon in the sky

While standing on a pineapple pie

Balanced on a rickety ladder.

And what that was on was even sadder:

In an old bath tub sat a great big ball.

But even with that it was not all.

Under them was a big blue bike

Balanced on a bright red trike

In a wheelbarrow painted white

On a broken bucket. Oh, what a sight!

Hoozy Concept Illustration Selected sample_hoozy

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About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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6 Responses to Full-Color Hoozy and Story Excerpt

  1. utesmile says:

    Me too, like Mimi! 🙂

  2. Mrs. P says:

    Both the illustrations and the words are so reminiscent of Zuess…great job!

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