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Apple iTunes Print Length problem

Apple iTunes has a “Print Length” problem. Apple consistently fails to accurately report the number of pages in some ebooks, like my ebooks for children. For example. my “If I Had A Tattoo” ebook is 17 pages in MSWord, but Apple reports only 3 pages in its “Print Length”; “Bubble Trouble” is 18 pages in […]

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Ebooks in epub on Diesel.

Diesel is another online retailer handling my ebooks for children, my puzzle ebooks, and my fiction ebooks. Here is a link to all my ebooks on Diesel. 0

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If I Had A Car free picture ebook for children.

A bunny wonders what it would be like to have a car, but after thinking over all the choices and the reasons for and against a car he decides to buy a bike. Appendix contains five (5) large black and white pictures of bunnies which can be printed out for coloring by your child (or […]

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If I Had A Tattoo picture ebook for children

A rhyming picture book story of young boy who thinks he’d like to have a tattoo. He thinks of all the monsters that help him make his bed, do his homework, play sports, and do other things so well and decides those are the kinds of tattoo’s for him. But what if he gets laughed […]

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Nestor Nose Falls Asleep picture ebook for children.

“Mommy, does a nose ever sleep?” That simple question leads to a tale told long ago to the mother about a nose named Nestor who fell asleep once, but only once. Nestor Nose dreamed of delightful characters, like an elephant with a twisted trunk that Nestor helped straighten out, but soon there were terrible monsters […]

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Christmas Tree for Santa & Icky Foods; 2 new ebooks for children.

I’ve published two new ebooks for children. Both contain color pictures as well as large black and white pictures, which can be printed out for children to color, at the end of the ebook. You may view a free sample of any of my ebooks by visiting Smashwords. (Link opens in new window) A Christmas […]

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My Kindle ebooks

Two of my ebooks are now for sale on Amazon.               Dopey Stories is a collection of 7 short stories: Bob the Road Painter, Minnie Tushi meets her love in Bald Knob, Bob and the Dickheads, An Ordinary Man, The Dumb Clucks Who Caused All The Trouble, Sal Acious […]

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New face

Today I’ve put a new face on my blog by adding a new header and using a new theme. I’ve also added images of my ebooks on the right side of the page, which will link to free samples of my ebooks, including my children’s coloring ebooks which contain both color and black and white […]

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Thelma and Ziggy, part deux

Thelma and Ziggy has been on Smashwords only a few days now and is doing surprising well. Thanks everybody! Here are a couple of miniature sample pictures of the black and white pictures included in the appendix area of Thelma and Ziggy. The pictures in Thelma and Ziggy are full page size or nearly full-page […]

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Thelma and Ziggy

My latest ebook for children is now out, and is titled “Thelma and Ziggy”. The sub-title is “The butterfly who couldn’t keep her mouth shut.” Thelma and Ziggy is an entertaining and educational color picture book with lots of large black and white pictures for children to color. Thelma Sludge is a rather plain-looking butterfly […]

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Doug’s Big Idea gets animated also.

This is the new cover for Doug’s Big Idea children’s color picture and coloring book. During winter I plan to learn more about animation and -hopefully – will create more intricate animations for my covers. 0

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Trying simple animation for Bubble Trouble cover

I’ve managed to get the cover of Bubble Trouble to reproduce a simple animation, but have had no success in adding animation to MSWord for ebooks published on Smashwords. Mark Coker of Smashwords advises me that animation would be messed up by their meatgrinder even if I were able to get MSWord to accept animation. […]

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Printing and coloring my ebooks

Printing and coloring my ebooks. If you downloaded the PDF version of my color picture books for children, “Doug’s Big Idea,  “Bubble Trouble” or one of my other ebooks for children, then you can easily print out the large black and white pictures in the Appendix for a child to colour. But what if you […]

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“Bubble Trouble” picture ebook fable for children

This isn’t a book about financial bubbles bursting, or housing bubbles busting. This picture ebook fable, for children aged 2 to 5 years old or just young at heart, tells the tale of a young girl named Glorybee Toebiter who loves to brag to everyone about how great she is at blowing bubblegum bubbles. Nobody […]

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New picture ebook for children, “Doug’s Big Idea”

I’ve finished a new ebook for children titled “Doug’s Big Idea”. It is a picture ebook for children 2-5 years old, although older children may enjoy it, about a young beaver named Doug. The forest where Doug lives is destroyed by fire. But Doug has an idea that helps all the animals in the forest, […]