Tag Archives: “The Duck Who Flew Upside Down”

“Duck” Revised, and Process Update

My wife thought the parts about the coyote were too graphic for the target age group. She is probably right that a coyote mangling a goose’s leg is a bit over the top for young children. But I still wanted to … Continue reading

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Concept Sketches for Two of My Latest Children’s Stories

Meet Wilbur Mallard, the Duck Who Flew Upside Down, and Ms. Grumbly Grumpadinkle. I’ve approved these concept sketches to be turned into full-color illustrations for my children’s books.

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More about “The Duck Who Flew Upside Down”

The duck story of this story now has a name: Wilbur Mallard Duck. “Wilbur” is a nod to “Wilbur Wright” of the Wright Brothers aviators’ fame. Orville Duck had already been used by someone else. I wanted to give the … Continue reading

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“The Duck Who Flew Upside Down”

The story ideas are coming faster to me than my ability to keep up with them, and much faster than I can get them published. The publishing pace may slow to one book per quarter rather than the about one book per … Continue reading

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