Category Archives: KidLit

Spiders In the Night: Aly Weaves a Tale

The fall cold always came overnight, in October, when the moon was a spooky thumbnail. Aly loved October. She loved how the spiders spun ghostly webs to decorate the house for Halloween. It was always coldest by late October, when … Continue reading

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Halloweensie: When Spiders Decorate

Aly loved October, when spiders spun ghostly webs to decorate for Halloween. Fall turned cold early. The thumbnail moon was spooky. Aly worried about the spiders, freezing in the dark. Aly knew how to help. That night, she tiptoed outside carrying her mother’s yarn … Continue reading

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On the Farm with Granny

Adding this to include as a representative illustration for a little story I am trying to write called, “Nanny Goat and the Purple Coat.”     key words: USDA Ag Farm Beltsville, research, sheep, lamb, PB, picture book

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Valentiny: Rose’s Grumpy Chocolate Day

Rose was happy that Christmas was done. That horrid Elf on a Shelf was gone. Rose could stop worrying that someone was always watching her. Now, it was Valentine’s Day, which was no fun at Rose’s school. The nice teachers might bring Sweethearts or lollipops. Some teachers would … Continue reading

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