Here is a zany –and thank you very much, I will say zany— poem by poet and poetry writer, Rebecca Reynolds. Enjoy the silliness! Also, here’s a fun thing, parents/adult humans: Invite your children to draw an illustration from the poem and post it to our Facebook page and your child may win a prize. […]
Jonathan Rogers is a fine author, an awfully smart fellow, and a man who excels at humorous anecdotes. He even has a humorous anecdote about telling a humorous anecdote. If your family has yet to be introduced to his Wilderking Trilogy, or The Charlatan’s Boy, you are among the world’s underprivileged. His guest post today […]
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?
Some months ago, my wife and I were reading Eleanor Estes’ charming book Rufus M. We were amazed at one story where Rufus (the youngest of the Moffats and the title character) found some money frozen in the ice. While the rest of his family were busy trying to manage a frozen pipe under the […]