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Blog Tour: Ben Fox: Squirrel Zombie Specialist At Your Service

Today I’d like to introduce you to Ben Fox: Squirrel Zombie Specialist At Your Service by Daisy Whitney. “Ten-year-old Ben Fox has good friends, a great dog, and a lightning-fast little sister who drives him a bit batty. The only thing in the fifth grader’s life that’s truly annoying–well, besides having to wear braces on … Continue reading »

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Work in Progress, more sketches for Bedtime for Little Owl

I’ve been recovering in bed for the past few days after having a stomach bug and then getting a kidney stone on top of that. (Yes, Mom, I’m drinking lots of water!) If you know me, you know that I don’t like sitting still— so if I wasn’t napping I was keeping my hands busy. … Continue reading »

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Bedtime for Little Owl

I am working on a new project, because I wasn’t busy enough (joking!) This book is a new challenge I’ve set for myself though. The story is about a little owl who wants to stay awake during the day and explore because the world looks so beautiful in the sunshine, but he discovers that there … Continue reading »

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It’s official! Hapenny Magick is going to be a game!

      Last Spring I was approached by a gaming company in Indiana about using the premise of Hapenny Magick to make a game about building community. Now, it’s official! Coming this spring to a store near you is Hapenny Magick: A Troll’s Afoot!  from Prospero’s Pen Games. In the game players have to … Continue reading »

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New sketches in for Fox Hollow Tales!

Just in! Sketches for the official Fox Hollow Tales map! Two corners of the map are shown below and a new sketch of Wojer fishing at his favorite watering hole. Did you know you could get a chance to name one of the roads or shops in Fox Hollow? Check out our kickstarter page to … Continue reading »

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Another free pattern to celebrate Fox Hollow Tales!

This cute little bear is one of the creatures you might meet in Fox Hollow! Want to meet some of the other creatures that live in Fox Hollow? My Kickstarter campaign is going strong and you can visit and see other character sketches and watch the video! Please help me spread the word and meet … Continue reading »

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Fox Hollow Tales, Kickstarter is launched!

3…2…1.. Today I launched the kickstarter for my project with illustrator Patricia Ann Lewis– she’s the fabulous artist who illustrated Hapenny Magick and To Find A Wonder. It’s a scarey feeling to put your work out to the world but also exciting =0) Fox Hollow Tales is a series of stories set in New England … Continue reading »

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Fox Hollow Tales, a new series of picture storybooks!

To the right is the fabulous sketch for the new series of children’s storybooks that the fabulous Pat Ann Lewis, illustrator of Hapenny Magick and To Find A Wonder, are working on. I can’t wait to show you all some of the fantastic artwork PA has done for the book. Stay tuned for exciting details … Continue reading »

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Book Signing at The Beehive, this Friday!! With a make and take craft =0)

April 19, 2013 • Book Signing with Jen Carson (posted to BEEZ in the Belfry Blog) Join us at The BeeHive on April 19th, from 5-8pm, for a Book Signing with Jennifer Carson. Jen is excited to present her newest book, Beyond Bears – How to draw, design and sew your own stuffed animals. She’ll … Continue reading »

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And the Winner is…….

The winner of the Sunshine Dragon raffle is Monica Ramsey! She will be sent the Sunshine Dragon prototype and her copy of Beyond Bears later this week as soon as I receive the copies from the printer (they shipped out yesterday)! Want to order your own copy of Beyond Bears? Visit my Etsy shop! I also … Continue reading »

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