Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

The Series Series, Part 1: Planning a Series

I’ve been on a series of deadlines and taking a bit of a break from blogging, but as I promised last week, I’m picking it up again with a series of posts about… writing a series. My mother and I have developed three series to date: The Dumpy the Dump Truck picture book series; the […]

Dumpy’s Extra Busy Day

Dumpy’s Extra-busy Day (Library Binding) by Julie Edwards (Author), Tony Walton (Illustrator), Katie Boyd (Illustrator) Reading level: Ages 4-8 It’s a very busy morning on the farm. Farmer Barnes is away, so Charlie and Pop-Up have lots more chores to do than usual before the school bus arrives. With a little help from Dumpy and […]

Dumpy to the Rescue

Dumpy to the Rescue (I Can Read Pre Level 1) (Library Binding) by Julie Edwards (Author) Many things are missing at Merryhill Farm — the cat’s milk, the baby roses, Pop-Up’s hat, and nuts and apples. Even Baby Goat is missing until Dumpy finds him. Readers will enjoy finding out how Dumpy solves the mystery […]

Dumpy’s Valentine

Dumpy’s Valentine (My First I Can Read) (Paperback) by Julie Andrews Edwards (Author), Emma Walton Hamilton (Author), Tony Walton (Illustrator), Ruby Randig (Illustrator) Reading level: Ages 4-8 It’s Valentine’s Day, and poor Trusty the Mail Truck has broken down. Dumpy offers to lend a hand, and with Charlie and Pop-Up’s help he delivers surprises all […]

Dumpy’s Apple Shop

Dumpy’s Apple Shop (My First I Can Read) (Hardcover) by Julie Andrews Edwards (Author), Emma Walton Hamilton (Author), Tony Walton (Illustrator), Cassandra Boyd (Illustrator) Reading level: Baby-Preschool It’s Apple Day and time for the Barnes family to set up their annual apple shop. Everyone pitches in, and Dumpy the Dump Truck wishes he could help […]