A Froggy Fable is my first picture book, published by Candlewick Press in 2005. It is the story of a solitary frog who becomes frustrated by the changing world around him. Birds, otters, and falling trees encroach upon his quiet pond. Only after an unexpected adventure does the frog realize that some changes aren’t as bad as they seem.
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The Clever Stick is a quiet fable about a stick, who has always been clever and been able to think many wonderful thoughts. But the stick has one problem – he can’t speak. So he cannot share his thoughts with any of the forest creatures he meets. It is a story about creativity, about self-expression, and about finding your voice.
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Sticky Burr: Adventures in Burrwood Forest, is a full color comic for young readers, published by Candlewick Press in 2007. The book features the inimitable Sticky Burr, a little prickly burr with a mind of his own. He has many adventures in his forest home with his friends Mossy Burr, Draffle the dragonfly, and all the other burrs. Winner of the 2010 Beverly Cleary Children’s Choice Award from OASL.
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Sticky Burr: The Prickly Peril, is the second book about the plucky little Sticky Burr and his friends, published by Candlewick Press. In this new adventure, the burrs are getting ready for the harvest festival, unaware that Scurvy Burr is hatching a wicked plan with the aid of the evil Burweena, the most terrible villain in all of Burrwood Forest. Burweena wants to take over the burr village with the help of her spiders and beetles, and get rid of Sticky Burr in the process. Who will stop her? Read the book and find out!
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