As a youngster, I cut my chops on Dick and Jane. Ugh, simple words but no story.
As a writer, and former elementary school teacher, I love creating simply worded inventive, funny stories that new readers can decipher and enjoy. The resultthe Max and Mo seriestwo hamster friends living in a cozy cage, in a school's art room, having adventures when the "big ones" leave.
In MAX AND MO GO APPLE PICKING, they have a food revolt, a daring escape, a near death experience, and learn how to make apple prints and applesaucewith directions includedtold in less than 300 easy-to-decipher words.
Max licked. "Applesauce! Yum!"
Mo picked. "Apple bits! Yum!"
Need a book with simple words and a fast paced story? That's MAX AND MO GO APPLE PICKING, Yum!
Win this book, signed by Brian Floca and me: describe and name an imaginary classroom pet and send to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 15th. Five winners will be selected.
Max and Mo Go Apple Picking / Patricia Lakin / Aladdin