Tag Archives: Marty McDinkle

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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“Clyde and Friends Coloring Book” Released on Amazon.com

http://www.amazon.com/Clyde-Friends-Coloring-Book-Towne/dp/1493648004/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1384793088&sr=8-7&keywords=Russ+Towne With Love, Russ

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Coloring Book Covers

I’m very happy with the covers that my illustrator Josh McGill created for my first coloring book. Thank you, Josh! Russ

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Surprise!

(I apologize if you’ve seen this at “A Grateful Man” but I’m excited and wanted to share the news!) I just got a great surprise birthday gift: My first two children’s books, “Clyde and I” and “Clyde and I Help … Continue reading

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Sketches and Storyline for Hippo

With multiple story and book projects going simultaneously, my team and I are starting to use unique one-word identifiers for each. So, instead of saying “Clyde and I Help a Hippo to Fly” we now just say “Hippo”. The sketches in … Continue reading

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Introducing Clyde’s Newest Friend

(There are two of the exact same sketch 1 because for some reason when only 1 image of sketch 1 was attached, it disappeared, showing only sketch 2.) Meet Hippita Hippo. She dreams of flying, but her attempts to fly always … Continue reading

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