Tag Archives: children

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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A Most Wonderful Feeling

If you are considering writing your own children’s book(s), if they are inside you and bursting to come out, I heartily recommend that you free them and share them with the world. For me, writing children’s books is a joyous … Continue reading

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Giraffe Laughs

I believe that Clyde would think these photos were hilarious, and I’d have to agree with his expert opinion on the subject. W With Love, Russ  

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New Header/Banner

I asked my illustrator Josh McGill to create a new header/banner for this site incorporating as many of the characters in my children’s stories and books as he could. What you see above is what he created. I love how it … Continue reading

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Meet Hoozy Whatzadinkle

Meet Hoozy Whatzadinkle. Initially it was all one word–a name created by My Beloved Wife for this character–but my editor correctly pointed out that the single word took up too much of each rhyming line, so My Beloved suggested making Hoozy his … Continue reading

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Get Your Stories Straight

Below is a non-fiction short story I wrote some time ago. I may include it in an eBook short on parenting. Get Your Stories Straight By Russ Towne Like nearly all siblings, our sons sometimes got into quarrels. When that occurred, … Continue reading

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