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 […]
There was an old man from Peru who dreamed he was eating his shoe. When he woke in a fright in the dark of the night he found it was perfectly true.” You may think that this story’s absurd but there is more to the tale that I heard. He had skipped all his […]
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 […]