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Some of my favorite characters are trees. With Earth Day (April 22) and Arbor Day (April 29) coming up, I’m thinking of arboreal authors and their tales of trees and people who live in them, from Tarzan to the Swiss Family Robinson. 800 more words

Planet Earth

Spring 2016 Craighead House Chronicles Is Now Out

The third edition of Craighead House Chronicles is now out. You can download it here: Spring 2016
or email CraigheadHouse@gmail.com to have it automatically sent to you. 52 more words

Craighead House

Went Looking for an Adventure Book and Got a Surprise

They don’t make ’em like Huckleberry Finn anymore.

The kids and I finished a new read-aloud last night.  We really like Jean Craighead George’s My Side of the Mountain… 204 more words


ARCs Are Here

Advance Reading Copies (ARCs) for Glorious Times: Adventures of the Craighead Naturalists have arrived and I’ve sent copies to the important prepress reviewers. Reviews from some of them could assure significant orders from bookstores and libraries. 199 more words

Craighead Naturalists

This and that and some other things

For the past 3 weeks, it hasn’t been Radio WTWP (wall-to-wall Proust, with a tip of the hat to Prof. Peter Schickele) on my reading shelf. 669 more words

Historical Fiction

Book Recommendation: Julie Of The Wolves by Jean Craighead George

As winter snows encase our homes and icy winds sculpt the landscape, I am reminded of my favorite book as a child. Julie Of The Wolves… 370 more words

Confessions Of A Bookworm

A Great Book Cover for $100

As my book on the Craighead Naturalists inches toward publication, a cover is needed. Using a single photo for a background image wouldn’t work because the Craigheads are identified with so many things. 453 more words