Tuesday, January 3, 2017

A new children's book coming this fall!

I am hopeful that my new children's book, The Old Mainer and the Sea, published by Islandport Press, will be out this September! While it is a fictional tale of a day at sea, I was inspired by a friend's grandfather, who rowed his dory several days a week from Chebeague Island to Portland harbor to sell his catch, a remarkable round-trip journey of 12 miles.
I regret to announce that copies of The Galloping Horses of Willowbrook will not be available for an undetermined period of time. Willowbrook Village Museum, which housed the 1894 carousel, has closed permanently. Fortunately, the 1894 carousel will remain in Maine under the ownership of the Curran Living History Farm & Museum in Orrington. When the carousel is ultimately relocated to its new home, we will reprint our little book with a few changes!