Patriotic Family Activities

With Flag Day coming up on June 14 and the Fourth of July on the horizon, there are lots of activities that parents can plan to set a patriotic tone for the holidays. Here are a few below. 1. My children’s book The Flag Keeper teaches children about U.S. flag etiquette through an illustrated fiction…

Teddy Bear Town Children’s E-Book Collection

I’m happy to announce that my children’s picture book collection, The Teddy Bear Town Children’s E-Book Bundle, has now been released for Nook in addition to Kindle. The bundle contains three fully illustrated children’s picture books in one download. Each story features simple and cheerful colored pencil illustrations of teddy bear families, giving the whimsical…

Check Out The Flag Keeper Book Video in Monthly Contest

The book trailer for my children’s picture book The Flag Keeper is entered in the January contest at You Gotta Read Videos. If you have a chance, please stop by the site to view the trailer and consider casting your vote. Voting will run through the 26th. Winners will be announced on the 27th and…

Sink or Swim 6 – Meet Cassidy Novak

As a tie-in to my brand new mystery novel Sink or Swim, I’m launching a guest blog feature that involves literary characters competing in a mock on-line season of my fictional reality show. At the end of the year, the characters that drew in the most unique visitors to their interview will be declared the…

The Flag Keeper American Flag Book Excellent Education Tool

I just wanted to share that the Midwest Book Review’s online book review magazine “Children’s Bookwatch” features a wonderful review of The Flag Keeper American flag book for children on its American History Shelf. The review is as follows: The Flag Keeper is a flat-spined softcover book designed to teach young children about the American…