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The Lonely Shepherd by Lockie Young

A long, long time ago in a far away land there lived a young shepherd boy named Ewan. Now Ewan was a good boy, who lived with his grandparents in the hills just east of the Stone Wood. 965 more words

Reading to your kids makes them smarter!

Parents to small children are familiar with these magical moments of reading a bedtime story. These moments are precious “together” time, when both parent and child sail together into strange new lands, peek into lives of people different yet similar to us, and applaud heroic acts. 465 more words

Children's Books

The Dream Snatcher

A long time ago, a man called Dean

Thought up a plan that could steal people’s dreams

For days and for nights he worked in his lab… 596 more words


A Multicolored Coat of Scales: Tales from Chouette the Owl

Hibbou, the owlet flapped its tiny wings and gave a hoot. Chouette gently pecked on Hibbou’s head. It was time to sleep. “Mama, please tell me a bedtime story,” Hibbou turned her sleepy eyes to Chouette. 257 more words


First there was d-i-v-o-r-c-e. Then there was happy.

The other night my daughter asked me to tell her a fairy tale. “And not one of those princess stories,” she said. So I quickly had to come up with something that did not involve tiaras and dresses. 446 more words


The Happy Book

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and… 265 more words


Opera Review

On the night my opera Bedtime Story was being premiered in Cincinnati, Fargo-Moorhead Opera was staging a couple of premieres as well. My review is up at Sequenza 21.