Whobert Whover Owl Detective

Whobert Whover Owl Detective

Silliness runs over in this spoof involving Whobert Whover, an owl detective and Perry the Possum who looks like he’s gone sneakers up.  Whobert is on the case.Who could have done in poor Perry? One by one delightful forest creatures stand accused of committing...
Zog and the Flying Doctors

Zog and the Flying Doctors

It’s patently obvious that today’s children are being deprived of excellent fairy tales involving dragons and princesses who are doctors.  Luckily this gentle story about a helpful and well-meaning trio of friends has flown onto the scene. With...
Koala Who Could

Koala Who Could

The new day dawns on Kevin the Koala Bear and high in his eucalyptus tree he knows exactly what to expect and that’s just the way he likes it. No changes. No surprises. The wombats and dingoes stop by to invite Kevin down to play but it never seems to be the...
Old MacDonald Had A Farm

Old MacDonald Had A Farm

When the author’s scoresheet includes books called the Wicked Nursery Rhymes trilogy along with retellings of Frankenstein and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, one might be forgiven for approaching his version of Old MacDonald with high expectations. Gris Grimly...
Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born

Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born

Everyone knows the name of the world heavyweight champion boxer, Muhammad Ali.  He beat Sonny Liston,  won the Rumble in the Jungle, defeated George Foreman (he of the grill) and Leon Spinks and many more. Ali could “float like a butterfly and sting like a...
Hole Story

Hole Story

Once upon a time, there were two holes, Hamish and Hermione.  They lived in a palace in a chunk of Swiss cheese.  Then one day some mice came and ate the cheese which left the holes on the run to find a place where holes could be useful once again. These two...
Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines

Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines

When Maya Lin was young, she walked through the forests searching for birds and rabbits and raccoons and she held ever so still with a hope she could join them in their wild world. She grew up in a house where creativity was as important as eating dinner. Her father...
Jamal’s Journey

Jamal’s Journey

A small caravan of camels is making its way across the hot and sandy desert.  One young camel, Jamal, watches the long legs of his mama and baba as tehy stride easily forward.  But Jamal’s legs are little and it’s hard for him to keep up.  “Walk....
Imagine That:  Let Your Mind Run Wild

Imagine That: Let Your Mind Run Wild

  Setting out on an adventure with her mother, young Lila Bear’s imagination begins to paint amazing, exciting picture of possibilities.  In her head Lila is battling an octopus in the deep sea, driving a pair of powerful steeds before her chariot. TO those...
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