Inventor McGregor

Mend-It McGregor, everyone called him, because he could mend most anything that needed mending, they said, from fishing rods and fairy wands to top hats and rubber ducks. Inventor Hector McGregor leads the sort of life we can all envy.  He loves his work, has a wonderful family and a happy home, and spends his […]

Uncle Andy’s: A Faabbbulous Visit with Andy Warhol

Uncle Andy’s is an unusual treat—a non-fiction children’s book that reads like a weird and wonderful fictional tale.  This is the first book written by Andy Warhol’s nephew, James Warhola, an artist in his own right who has illustrated a number of other popular children’s books. The story takes the reader right into the middle […]

Tyrannosaurus Drip

The two Tyrannosauruses, so grisly, mean, and grim Couldn’t catch the duckbill dinosaurs because they couldn’t swim. And they muttered, “Down with water!” and they muttered, “Down with wet!” And they muttered, “What a shame that bridges aren’t invented yet.” The above is an excellent example of why I’m prone to heaping effusive praise on […]

Dimity Dumpty: The Story of Humpty’s Little Sister

I think it is probably common knowledge that sometimes the greatest treasures turn up in the most unexpected places.  When I first came across Dimity Dumpty: The Story of Humpty’s Little Sister, I hoped that it would be entertaining, expected that it would be amusing, and though that if I was lucky, it might even […]