A Teacher Explains the OTHER Education

Happy teacher welcome to ELA

Once there was a teacher who was preparing to welcome a set of wonderful students just like you. She knew this year would be different than any year before in her decade and a half in education, but with these … [Read More]

A Story to Teach Kids How to Apologize

What to do when you mess up or break something cartoon

Do you know any children (or maybe even adults) who need a little help learning what to do when they mess up or break something? Read on for this fun short story — illustrated with cartoons! The Mess-Up: A Break … [Read More]

A Story for Kids to Eat Fruit and Veggies!

Love veggies

Want a fun, colorful tale to read with children to learn healthy eating habits and practice imagination? This interactive story is for you. After each question in bold, pause to hear the kiddo’s response… and prepare to smile! The Quest … [Read More]

The Whale Wants to Be an Elephant?!

Purple whale story

Wishes of Land Life Wanda the purple whale wanted to be an elephant. She longed to feel the firm ground beneath her massive feet. She longed to have feet at all. Every day she would leap out of the water … [Read More]

Cloud Hair Fairy and the Horseshoe Crab

Cloud hair cartoon

A Preface to This Story When I receive your requests for drawings, I strive to fulfill each one, but the latest was a wallop of a challenge: “Draw a horseshoe crab on a bike“ typed a reader named Michael. Yeep! … [Read More]

Flower Crowns: Fun Art and a Story

Flower crown cartoon

Welcome to an imaginative short story accompanied by joyful art to make you smile! It was my pleasure to draw and write this for you today… and there’s a twist at the end. Ready? Let’s tell it. The Queen of … [Read More]

How a Cartoon Octopus Found Happiness

Angry octopus drawing

Ready for a short story that sprang from the random art inspiration capturing my pen’s lines today? Here it is… The Story of Octi the Octopus Once upon an ocean, there was an irritable magenta octopus named Octi. He always … [Read More]