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Childhood Book Week

This week is going to be book review week. I needed to keep it simple. Last week I spent a day in the ER and most of that week recovering…this week the meds they gave me for that trip caused my blood pressure to bottom out….so we’re going super simple this week. 753 more words

Book Review

Kids Summer Reading Club!

Summer is in full swing, have your kids joined the Summer Reading Club yet?

Visit any branch of the GPL to find out how!


The stuff I do for fun.


Now that the wonderful madness of a book launch is over, and now that I have just (yesterday!) completed all artwork for the next picture book I am illustrating (called “Phil Pickle”, written by Kenny Herzog and published by Peter Pauper Press in the US) AND now that I have just (today) finished writing my very first 96 page lower middle grade book, I can relax a little and focus on some fun and quick personal illustrations before the next wave of work rolls in. 109 more words

Drawing & Illustration

What would tempt a 13 year-old boy to make a pact with a demon?

That was my first question as I set about creating a children’s version of the legend of Doctor Faustus (The Tragickall History of Henry Fowst… 310 more words


Beatrix Potter Born on This Date

Beatrix Potter born this date in 1866. Potter pursued illustrating work in natural sciences, but she is best remembered for her book The Tale of Peter Rabbit… 6 more words

Children's Books

Wonder Slide World Reveal Show Theme Tune

Come to the Wonder Slide World Show and learn the Wonder Slide World anthem. 
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Children's Creative Activities

The Best Books for 8 to 10 Year Olds

By Harry, age 9

Books take me to adventurous places and they’re very comforting if I’m in a bad mood. I like to read anywhere – on a beanbag, on the swings, on the train, in bed, on a boat, in a park or up a tree. 480 more words