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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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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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Introducing Illustrator Chris Cartwright

I’m delighted to introduce another of the four illustrators currently working on my book projects. Her name Chris Cartwright. The above image is for Zach and the Toad Who Rode the Bull which is scheduled for release on October 15. Below … Continue reading

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Blossom the Butterfly and Clyde the Green Giraffe

http://childrenreadytolearn.com/blossom-and-walter/blossom-reads-to-you/ This link takes you to videos featuring Pamela Beckford (aka Blossom the Butterfly) reading all three of my Clyde stories, and books from other writers. The shows can also be seen on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UComcyobVdFKg2FzBT0m5W8g This is all part of efforts to increase … Continue reading

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Meet George and Myrtle Pengwyn

Meet George and Myrtle Pengwyn. They are a cross between Rockhopper and Emperor penguins. This is a concept illustration to help inspire me to write a children’s story featuring them. With Love, Russ  

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“Ki-Gra’s REALLY, REALLY Big Day!” has been released on Amazon in time for the Holidays!

http://www.amazon.com/Ki-Gras-REALLY-BIG-Day/dp/1501069578/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1416549522&sr=8-6&keywords=Russ+Towne With Love, Russ

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