A Fox-filled Book Review

Want your kids—or students if you’re a teacher—to be inspired to explore nature? There may still be snow where you’re at, but there may be animals mingling about. The picture book, “Saving Samantha,” is a true story about a fox living with the people who saved her. The author shares her journal entries of howContinue reading “A Fox-filled Book Review”

Short Stories, Please

Looking for a quick read for your young children? Try “Children’s Adventure Stories by James Reeves.” It’s a Facebook Page that’s open to the public, and it’s loaded with short stories along with colorful and fun illustrations. Story Warren also has short stories for kids, and I just read a clever one called “TellUsClope.” It’sContinue reading “Short Stories, Please”

Adding Animals to Your Story?

As you may already know, I’ve reviewed a lot of books with animals in them, and I’ve written stories with animals in them, though I haven’t thought much on how to incorporate wildlife into worldbuilding. R.M. Archer wrote a blog post that offers tips on how to create animals for your fantastical world. And sheContinue reading “Adding Animals to Your Story?”