Category Archives: Book Signings and Releases

Book Signing Event in Danville

Today was the Author Book Signing portion of Danville’s Storybooks by the Bay exhibit that began today and goes through December 17. The curator asked if she could include   four of my books and four illustrations from them are among those to be … 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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How Funny the World Would Be

How Funny the World Would Be I’m pleased to announce that my latest book, A Day in the Shade of a Tickletoe Tree has just been released as an eBook and in hardcover and softcover formats! Clyde the Green Giraffe … Continue reading

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The Readings

Some of you have been asking how the book readings went at the elementary school in Moraga, California. I thought I’d already created a post but when I went looking for it couldn’t find it. I apologize for my late post … Continue reading

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Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies was Released on Christmas Eve!

  Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies This is the story that my co-writer Josh Friedman and I have been working on for months and we’re proud of the result. It is a celebration of childhood and life, diversity and … Continue reading

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I’ve Begun to Be Invited to Do Author School Visits

I just received an invitation to speak to a school’s Pre-K through third graders and their parents. It will be three groups for an hour each, Pre-K & K, 1st to 3rd grade, and then only parents. Each session will … Continue reading

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A New Idea and Some Opportunities

I recently attended a home concert that was a lot of fun and featured some amazing performers. It was an intimate social event and helped the performers earn some money doing what they love. I’m planning to create one or … Continue reading

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