This story features a nasty type of giant that is helpful to portray. It is the classic story of King Arthur and the Giant of Mont Saint Michel. There are many versions you can find online. Some good. Some not so good. This particular one is meant for the ear, which might make it less […]
In these early months of 2013, when I’m not busy booking concerts, I’m working on songs for the new Slugs & Bugs CD. If you haven’t heard, almost all of the lyrics will come straight from scripture. I’ve used many suggestions from people out there in internet land and if you have one, don’t hesitate […]
My friend Vincent Anastasi is a songwriter of some local repute, and his local shows (which he plays with his two oldest boys) are always great fun. But I want to share a song he wrote with his youngest son, who loves Mother Goose. It seems that, behind the innocent nursery rhymes, there is a […]
I’m adding some middle-grade cover images to my portfolio (I’m an illustrator) of stories that don’t exist but that I wouldn’t mind reading. I’ve read stories about giants eating sheep, but I’ve never […]
The illustration was done by our own Zach Franzen. I sent Zach a bunch of silly poems for kids to get some feedback and he sent this back to me. This was his favorite (and, oddly, my least favorite). But I love the illustration. Maybe your kids would find this funny?