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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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Q&A With Children’s Author Kristy Jo Volchko

Please welcome the lovely and upbeat Kristy Jo Volchko, a multi-genre author, poet, and creator of the children’s adventure series Cackleberry Creek. (Kristy and I hit it off immediately, both being from my beloved hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) Q. Hi Kristy! Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your books. A. Throughout my life I’ve had a… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Kristy Jo Volchko