Category Archives: children’s stories

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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“A Person’s a Person No Matter How Small.”

    I’ve started collecting some of the books that were my favorites as a child and refer to them from time to time to attempt to ascertain the attributes that made them my favorites. “Horton Hears a Who” is … 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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How Funny the World Would Be

Please see the opportunity to be a Beta Reader for this story after this short excerpt. A Day in the Shade Of a Tickletoe Tree By Russ Towne One day in the shade of a Tickletoe Tree Clyde and I slurped … Continue reading

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