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The Runaways by Elizabeth Goudge

This wasn’t what I was expecting, and I wonder why the title was changed from the original “Linnets and Valerians”.  “The Runaways” made it sound like an adventure book in which a group of children are on the run for months and have all sorts of adventures.  859 more words


Summer Reading

The year our daughter turned six, she celebrated the first day of summer with our neighbor.  It was a hot day, so they set the sprinkler in the sun, found last-year’s bathing suits, and ran the afternoon away; back and forth through the cold water, laughing.  396 more words

Sunshine by Morrene Hauser

Sunshine, by Morrene Hauser, is an enchanting children’s book about a little girl’s wish for her own pony coming true! She is so excited! There’s only one small dilemma. 261 more words

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Wonderscape by Jennifer Bell


When Arthur, Ren and Cecily investigate a mysterious explosion, they find themselves trapped in the year 2473. Lost in the Wonderscape, an epic in-reality adventure game, they must call on the help of some unlikely historical heroes to play their way home before time runs out. 882 more words


Children's book of the week: I Want My Hat Back

In ‘I Want My Hat Back’, a bear is searching for his missing hat.  He meets various animals along the way, and he receives a lot of different answers to his question.  216 more words


The Clock Maker WIP

Working on this bad boy at the moment. The above piece was made quickly to give me and idea of the atmosphere and values I’d be focusing on before I fully render it. 24 more words

Finding Waldo

I would like to take a moment to share my two cents on Wally, more commonly known in the United States as Waldo. Wally has become a less-appreciated character in our contemporary world and many would be hard pressed to name his creator (it’s Martin Handford, by the way. 1,665 more words