Category Archives: Animals

Flora Belle Runs Free!

Flora Belle is a carousel horse who decides to go on an adventure in my latest book project titled Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon. It’s due to be released in Mach 2017. Jack Wiens is the illustrator. With Love, Russ … Continue reading

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The Art Gallery Curator’s Selections

These are the four illustrations from my children’s books the Danville Art Gallery’s curator selected for its upcoming exhibit October 28, 2016 through December 17, 2016. I conceived the characters and Josh McGill illustrated them. With Love, Russ

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Wilbur is Flying Higher

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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Updates on Two Book Projects

I plan to release my next two children’s books by the end of April. “A Day in the Shade of a Tickletoe Tree” features my friend Clyde the Green Giraffe and his buddy Marty McDinkle. They think how weird the … Continue reading

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The Grumpadinkles have Arrived!

The Grumpadinkles on Amazon http://smile.amazon.com/Grumpadinkles-Russ-Towne/dp/151687403X/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1445892191&sr=8-2&keywords=Russ+Towne Grumbly and Gruffina Grumpadinkle are always grouchy. Their mood is always gloomy, the weather always glum—and not a single soul could make the Grumpadinkles smile, chuckle, or guffaw—not even a teehee! Until, that is, little … Continue reading

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A Review or Two By You…

…would rock my world! Amazon.com has just released two of my children’s books, Zach and the Toad Who Rode a Bull, and V.G. and Dexter Dufflebee. I’d love to read your reviews of them on Amazon.com! I’d be honored. With … Continue reading

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That’s when Backer slid off the rider’s hat, onto Last Ride Red’s great big back! That startled the man holding the gate. He tried to close it but was too late.   Last Ride Red came charging out, the crowd … Continue reading

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