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Question: Did you have a dog growing up?

I love animals and we have several animal friends who share our lives  with us now (two goats, two pugs two geese and 21 chickens!). My animal friends are often  a source of inspiration for my stories. Q: Did you … Continue reading

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DUFFY TIME

Designing and illustrating children’s books takes longer than most people think. The process of creating my newest book, BLUE SKY, (Scholastic, Spring 20011) stretched into seven months of fun time. I used colored pencils on colorful pastel paper as the … Continue reading

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Tsunami Safe

Aloha Friends, Thank you for your many inquires concerning our safety during the tsunami which devastated Japan. We are safe and sound and all is well. We live above a 32′ cliff and our home is built quite a distance … Continue reading

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CHILDREN, ADULTS AND MOVIE STARS

Children, adults and movie stars have asked me this question, “Where do I get my ideas?” My answer is always the same.  The best source for writing a story is never far away . . . you are it! Begin … Continue reading

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Writing a Story

After publishing over fifty books with major publishers, I have discovered the best way to write a story is to just start writing!  I always carry a small notebook wherever I go.  I write on my computer if  I’m in … Continue reading

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