Category Archives: children’s books

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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Two Firsts Next Week

I’m going to my first children’s book fair on 4/16. It’s in San Jose. I’m also going to my first book readings on Tuesday. It is at a school in Moraga and will be in two sessions, Pre-K through 1st … 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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Grandma’s Beach by Karen Stanford

I just read Grandma’s Beach by Karen Stanford. I found myself smiling as I read this colorful, cute, and highly informative children’s book. I live near the California coast and was surprised how much I learned. It is presented in easy … Continue reading

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Delightful News for Beatrix Potter Fans

  worth the century-long year wait. A New Beatrix Potter book! A book Beatrix Potter had started over a century ago will soon be published, and includes characters Kitty-in-Boots, and Peter Rabbit. In my latest book, Purple Fox and the Heebie … Continue reading

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Two More of My Children’s Books Are Given 5-Star Reviews

Children’s book Reviews I’m delighted to report that Pamela Beckford has reviewed two more titles of books I wrote/co-wrote and gave them 5-star reviews. Thank you, Pamela. I reblogged her post at russtowne.com so wasn’t able to do the same for … 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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