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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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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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“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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What Clyde and Friends and I Have Been Up to Lately

To date, I’ve written and published eight children’s books , with several more in the works. Many more would have been written and published by now except for the fact that it costs me several hundred dollars for each one … Continue reading

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Green-Eyed Ki-Gra

I decided to give Ki-Gra green eyes. Below are both the brown and green-eyed versions for comparison. Russ With Love, Russ

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Ki-Gra in Living Color!

Here are some of the full-color illustrations Josh McGill created to help bring Ki-Gra and his friends to life. It occurred to me after I created Ki-Gra as a chipmunk that there are already quite a number of animated chipmunks … Continue reading

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New Cheaper Way to Buy All Three Clyde Stories Via Amazon!

For lovers of Clyde the Green Giraffe who stands on his head and eats blue bananas, I’ve created a new way for you to buy and share all three Clyde stories with your loved ones and friends via Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/Clyde-Friends-3-Books-1/dp/1501069594/ref=sr_1_11?ie=UTF8&qid=1409949039&sr=8-11&keywords=Russ+TowneContinue reading

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