Have you heard the bluebirds sing in the morning rain? And have you smelled fresh oranges on the branch? I have. I have a little treehouse where I like to play. It’s in the tree I share with the bluebirds. My treehouse is just the right size, tall enough to stand but small enough to…
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On a faraway island in a magical sea is Candy Apple Cove. There, the cuties and critters frolic through fields of sugar limes and roll down the golden hills. Candy Apple Cove is a place for laughter and daydreams. Meet everyone from Candy Apple Cove with fun Treehouse Club Newsletter comics, art, and coloring pages….
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TALK ABOUT IT Stories are everything, and everything is a story. We live, learn, and understand the world through them. One story can change everything, and you never know which one it might be. Get your kids’ wheels turning after storytime by talking about it. You can start with these questions. Who knows? Maybe this…
Maeve the Moon is out in the big, wide world! It feels so good to hold it in my hands and remember all the little steps that brought it together. To celebrate the book release, I want to share a behind-the-scenes look into those pieces and show you where picture books come from. My behind-the-scenes look…
I once knew a cat
who went wherever he pleased.
He just needed to think
of a place he wanted to see.
She wanted to fly with the butterflies that day, to flutter and flit and feel the sun on her wings. So, she put on her best cloak and headed out to the garden.
She wrapped her cloak tight like a cocoon, and she waited.
She waited, feeling happy and warm.
And waited, feeling excited for more.
Noon and East pushed their boat off from the shore. They paddled out to the center of the lake where even the crickets couldn’t be heard. They watched the sun sink from the sky, revealing a sparkling night.
“Which do you think will fall first?” Noon asked.
East shrugged. Then, after a pause, nodded his head toward the rocky north shore. “There,” he said, “by the rocks. See how that one blinks?”
Noon and East watched the star blink…blink…blink.
She’d passed every test, and tonight, she would take the final challenge to become a Light Commander. Tonight, she would make fire in the sky to light up the night. She would be judged on the luminosity, power, and beauty of her craft. This was the most dangerous test but also the most rewarding. Taking a breath to steady her nerves, she watched other recruits wearing identical white flight suits lift off.
“This is where I belong,” she said to herself. “I will be victorious.”