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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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Exciting news for Clye and Friends

A developer of children’s apps contacted me expressing interest in using the characters from my three books featuring Clyde and his friends. We worked out the details and the adventure for me and these characters is about to begin. I’m … Continue reading

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More Rusty Bear Illustrations & A Grumbly Grumpadinkle Concept Sketch

Here are a couple more full-color sketches for my third children’s book, “Rusty Bear and Thomas, Too” that depict Thomas finding, talking to and playing with, the redwood bear before his wooden friend comes to life and leads them on an adventure to … Continue reading

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Hippo Proof Has Been Ordered

I just ordered the physical “proof” for “Clyde and I Help a Hippo to Fly” about 4-6 weeks ahead of schedule. That means the first copy of the book itself is being printed and will be mailed for my last review. … Continue reading

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Hopeless Hapless Hippo Has Help

I may not be particularly literate, but based on the title of this post, I’m clearly  alliterate. ;-D! Here are some more rough sketches for, and related text, from my latest children’s story, “Clyde and I Help a Hippo to  Fly”. Both … Continue reading

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More Sketches & Text From My Newest Children’s Book

Here are some more rough sketches that have been OK’d for my turning into full-color illustrations for my latest children’s book, “Clyde and I Help a Hippo to Fly”. I see you’ve been crying,” Clyde softly said. “May I ask … Continue reading

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Updates on my Children’s Stories

Welcome to my new blog! Clyde and Friends is intended to showcase my creative adventures and misadventures. May you always feel welcome and at home here. This blog is still under construction. Please pardon my dust. Your patience is appreciated. … Continue reading

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