All posts filed under: A Fern & Dale Fairy Tale

The Bird Battle… Against CANCER

My newest book will be released on December 3. The Bird Battle of Artisan Alley (pre-order here) is the sequel to The World of the Wazzlewoods. Both are part of the A Fern & Dale Fairy Tale series. I’m having a blast with these books. The other day I told my wife that I could write wazzlewood stories all day, every day. It’s a lot of fun to write wholesome adventures for kids and their families. It’s also a lot of fun to be able to include special meaning here and there throughout the books.   Nothing overbearing. The story is of prime importance. But if I can play with a theme or put a little dialogue in that makes me think of my childhood, it’s fun to do so. I had the chance to do that with the cover of The Bird Battle of Artisan Alley. In February of this year, my family’s life was turned upside down when my son was diagnosed with cancer. I was working on the first draft of this second book when out …

The World of the Wazzlewoods

A Fern & Dale Fairy Tale, #1. What in the world is a wazzlewood? Fern and Dale find out when they move to Cream City and discover a magical world full of adventure. Join them as they make new friends, encounter enemies, and learn to see things, not as they seem to be, but as they are. The perfect chapter book for young readers (grades 2-4) and great as a read-aloud. Illustrated by Edward Riojas.