Hand-Shaped Drawings

My little folks have been making these lately. Yes, permission was granted for posting. Actually, I was requested to post pictures—a first.

They come from a book the little man was given for Christmas:

Hand Art (Chicken Socks)

They’ve had lots of fun with it. It kind of reminds me of Ed Emberley’s stuff. Do you remember his books? I used to love them as a kid. I need to pull out our copy of this:

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I would highly recommend either of these books as a gift.

We just returned from Italy, so stay tuned for travel updates.

My Very First Easy Reader: WHY CAN’T I HAVE MY OWN WAY?

Unearthed recently from the ESP archives, this is my first easy reader, written sometime during my first grade year. I’m posting it today to celebrate the release of my new easy reader, Slowpoke! Enjoy.

"No, this one."

"I am." / "I am."

"This."/ "This." I believe that's a couple of dodge balls vs. a jump rope.

"You can't," (says the mom). "I will," (says the kid).