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Mandy’s Valentines

Last year, a Rosco the Rascal short story of mine, Mandy’s Valentines, was published on Bedtime Story, an ezine that publishes stories for children, complete with pictures. The stories are meant for either reading aloud to a child but work just as well for independent reading. I wanted to share it again this year since… Continue reading Mandy’s Valentines

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Free Ebook for Groundhog Day

Just a quick note about a FREE ebook available for Groundhog Day, which is Thurs., Feb. 2! Download it here: http://smartURL.it/cnu3aq Children love the idea of celebrating a cuddly looking, furry little creature that either sees his shadow or not and determines the entirety of the winter season after February 2nd. But I know that… Continue reading Free Ebook for Groundhog Day

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Tilly & the Tooth Fairy

Recipe for Tilly & the Tooth Fairy: blend a hint of nostalgia with a dash of modern technology. Churn with attention to detail until it’s a deliciously captivating, beautiful bedtime story! Tilly & the Tooth Fairy Written by Brian G. Chambers Illustrated by Sondra N. Rymer Tilly & the Tooth Fairy is an enchanting tale… Continue reading Tilly & the Tooth Fairy

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Q&A With Children’s Author Lisa A. Tortorello

It’s not often you meet a writer who seems to be equally left-brained as right-brained, but I believe we’ve got one here today! Please welcome the lovely Lisa A. Tortorello to the Reading Room – picture book author AND math teacher ! I hope you enjoy her story and her Christmas book! Q. Hi Lisa!… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Lisa A. Tortorello