Tag Archives: illustrations

More Color and Magic

I’ve decided to have illustrations on both facing pages of most of my latest book, Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon. In my prior children’s books I had text on one facing page and an illustration on the other. The change substantially increases my … Continue reading

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Meet Flora Belle

I’m pleased to introduce one of the co-stars of my latest book project for young children titled, Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon. Flora Belle is a carousel horse who loves what she does but sometimes gets bored and decides to … Continue reading

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Book Signing Event in Danville

Today was the Author Book Signing portion of Danville’s Storybooks by the Bay exhibit that began today and goes through December 17. The curator asked if she could include   four of my books and four illustrations from them are among those to be … Continue reading

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Characters Going on a Field Trip

Clyde the Green Giraffe, Hoozy Whatzadingle, Wilbur the Duck Who Flew Upside Down, and Rusty Bear are going on a field trip. I’m tagging along to make sure they behave. Hopefully, they (rather than me) will be among the ones hanging … Continue reading

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An Update on “Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies”

My first writing collaboration for a book “Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies” experienced about a two-month detour when the illustrator that was selected ultimately didn’t work out. We had to start over from scratch yesterday. Fortunately, my co-writer Josh Friedman … 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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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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