This little Christmas story was born from a "tub tale" invented by myself and my youngest. (Tub tales are short stories that we play while she's in the tub.) Hope you enjoy! “Only four more days till Christmas!” Jaguar clapped her paws, “My VERY FIRST Christmas! I wonder what we do?” Jaguar was new to … Continue reading Jaguar’s First Christmas
Photo by Hert Niks on Unsplash Well, I did not think I had an entry for Susanna Leonard Hill's Holiday Helpers Contest, but as I edited my "tub tale" - "Jaguar's First Christmas" - I thought, "Why not?" Below is the shortened version of my previous post. Susanna challenged the KidLit community to write a … Continue reading Holiday Helper’s Contest Entry!
Courtesy of Nick Fewings on Unsplash, https://unsplash.com/photos/oPVNGh0hzdI October is full of fun - apple orchards, jumping in leaf piles, dressing up for HALLOWEEN! And all the writing contests contribute to the apple cider, cozy sweater, crisp air feel of the season. Below is my entry for the 10th annual Halloweensie contest, sponsored by the amazing … Continue reading Costumes and Courage – A Halloweensie Story
Delphine takes the time to get to know her friends and to create a perfect pet for each of them. But when she tries to make a perfect pet of her own, she finds out that this problem requires help from her friends. Delphine mixed and measured, stirred and swirled, then…she waited. “Not at all … Continue reading Delphine’s Custom Pets
When a seed, a chick, and a raindrop are born on the same day, their growth and change through one year shows how these three "friends", even though they are different, are all connected to each other. On the same day, at the same time, A speck of dust floated. A chick hatched. A seed … Continue reading Same Day