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The Circus Helped Me Become A writer

My first memories are of Sarasota, Florida in the winter quarters of the Ringling Brothers’ Circus. I was one year old and remember it vividly. My father, an art student, was making extra income by repainting circus murals. Spanish became … Continue reading

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What Really Happens When an Author and Illustrator Work Together?

As an author, I am fortunate to be able to work with a very inspiring editor. One day Bonnie Verburg called me and asked, “What would you think of retelling the Paul Bunyan tale?”I thought it was an interesting question. … Continue reading

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“Yes!” to all of the above!

Fans who enjoy our books often ask if they can print out the pages on our site and use them in their classrooms, libraries, and homes. They want to know if they can copy our web pages for author or … Continue reading

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“You’re just like Piggy Pie Po…. only bubbles, head to toes.”

From Natalie Mikles (Tulsa Oklahoma) Dear Audrey and Don, Just had to let you know how much we love Piggy Pie Po. I have 2-year-old twin girls, and Piggy Pie Po is their favorite book. When it’s time to read … Continue reading

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Blue Sky

The stars in the Hawaiian night sky where we live are often spectacular. We reside in a rural setting down a rough and lonely road rarely traveled by others. A few years back we built a simple, low to the … Continue reading

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