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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

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BOINK!

                              …Lousy Louie laughed his lousy Louie laugh…

  How little Billy gets even with the neighborhood bully. 

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 DADDY LOWLANDER 

                        …Daddy just sat there and said nothing, his expression blank, his eyes glazed, with a wisp of a smile on his silly face.…

Clara and Dieter set out on a tongue-in-cheek medical adventure to find out why their shy daddy doesn’t talk.

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IS YOUR FACE TOWARD ME?

                               …Worse, five year old Billy is aware that Mommy is never coming home.… 

A small boy and his grieving father struggle to find some assurance after the death of Mommy. 

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THE HARD-HEADED BROTHER AND THE LEVEL-HEADED BROTHER

                                …In town whenever he walked down the street, people stared, snatched their children from his path and threw stones.…

The hilarious story of what happened to the brother who refused to use a level.

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NOW LOOK WHAT YOU'VE DONE!

                         …Mikey watched in horror. The car lurched backward and slid down the hill. There was a loud crunch as it smacked against the tall oak tree. The oak tree immediately crashed over onto the house….

Little Mikey is always getting into trouble until one day Daddy makes his own mistake.

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THE CAROUSEL

                     …The carousel became a dancing ballroom as her steed rose higher and higher. Matilda caught sight of herself in the spinning mirrors. And the way the lights played upon her ragged hair and her tattered clothes made her look like a fairy princess in a pink gown riding to the ball….

A poor little girl who sweeps streets to earn a penny for bread finds a crumpled ticket to an enchanted merry-go-round. 

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THE PROMISE

                     “...Who will carry me when I can no longer walk?” Papa asks. “I will. I promise.” Paulie answers. 

  Many years go by and little Paul keeps his promise to his beloved grandfather. 

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HECTOR AND THE ANCHOVY PIZZA

                         “…Anchovy pizza can turn your stomach,” Grandfather Cricket says. “It can give you nightmares that you will never forget!”….

Hector the spider doesn’t listen.

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BUTTERCUP

                              …He peered at her ever so curiously from his cage in the corner when Jeannie was born. She took him to “show and tell” in the second grade. He consoled her in her dorm room when she was away in college. She whispered to him all her secrets, all her fears, all her dreams. She thought that he would live forever.… 

  A story of joy, love and loss between Jeannie and Buttercup her box turtle.