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

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The Story Continues

He thought until his head hurt. But, he still couldn’t think of anything big to do. “Maybe I’ll think of something if I take a walk.” He got up, stretched, yawned, and began to walk. It was a beautiful day. … 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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“Something REALLY, REALLY BIG!” Was TOO BIG!

My Beloved (who is a teacher of young children) told me tonight that while she liked my two most recent stories “”Something REALLY, REALLY BIG” and “The Train Who Loved Children” they were too long and wordy for the attention … Continue reading

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