Literary Works

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children’s picture books

THE LUCKIEST MOTHER

Delicate prose and a tender lullaby deliver a world of motherly love. Take a journey around the globe, as mothers from diverse cultural and socioeconomic circumstances all believe they are the luckiest mother. (357 Words, Age: 0-3)

ONE LITTLE SQUIRE

Sam is a quick-witted squire, ridiculed by the macho knights, that slays a dragon, saves a prince, and rescues the kingdom. This comical quest is packed with full-tilt action and a surprise ending when Samantha is knighted. (403 Words, Age: 3-8)

WE ALL FIT IN

A Texas Longhorn cow is excited about her first day of school, but her huge horns get in the way. Pandemonium ensues as farm animal classmates are catapulted into chaos. Bessie is nearly driven to stampede home until she realizes everyone is different, and she just needs more clearance. The classmates work together to remodel the classroom, so everyone fits in. (372 Words, Age: 3-8)

CLOSED

Neo is a neon light who doesn’t feel on the inside the way he looks on the outside. He wishes people were happy to see him, but no one is ever happy to see him. He burns himself out, trying to please everyone. Without Neo, the store never closes, and the shopkeeper is exhausted, but Neo knows how to help. (115 Words, Age: 3-8)

FROGS & MONSTERS

In this retelling of The Frog Prince, frogs are trained to evade the monsters (princesses) that roam the woods. When Oliver is captured by a gruesome monster aiming to kiss him, he puts his skills to use and escapes. After a madcap chase through the forest, they discover true love can be found exactly as you are. (418 Words, Age: 3-8)

BRIDGING TIME WITH RUBY BRIDGES

This highly conceptualized imaginary meeting of six-year-old Ruby Bridges and Malia and Sasha Obama introduces Ruby Bridges to younger readers. Flowing through time, depicting historical and modern events, the story contrasts the lives of these three girls and honors their place in our Nation’s history. (95 Words, Age: 5-8)

DO YOU EVER WONDER

Imagine waking up to discover you are something else! Children joyfully imitate the activities of each creature, through high-energy repetition. (192 Words, Age: 0-3)

THE DAY IT HAPPENED

A seemingly normal day of school spirals out of control when a boy’s hand-me-down pants fall down at recess. This hilarious crisis highlights the importance of siblings—and a belt. (305 Words, Age: 3-8)



Novels

Conscious Entanglement

Think Inception and Scanners vs. Buddhist Monks


Humorist essays

Witty and satirical autobiographical essays written and performed by the author.

  • The Second Time I Peed My Pants

  • Pools of Poo

  • Medieval Births

  • Invisible My Ass!


Mind, Body, spirit

A COURSE IN MIRACLES FOR ALL

This is a course in mindfulness, perception, and love for all: nonreligious, agnostics, atheists, and spiritual seekers. It conveys philosophies from A Course in Miracles, by Dr. Helen Schucman, but focuses on the teachings of love, awareness, and perception while omitting all religious dogma.


poetry

  • Springtime

  • Lost

  • Mourning Dove