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New publisher!

The 3 books about Fred the friendly snake now have a new publisher, IngramSpark We look forward to new adventures together.

Jungle Jim comes to visit!

Fred did well at school, but missed his jungle friends, so asked Jungle Jim to come and visit him. Jim collected lots of jungle friends, including a lady snake. But he couldn’t take everybody. “A tiger really wanted in, but Jim was nervous taking him, Tigers have a lot of bounce, and a tendency to…
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Entering December already

Radio silence since the summer, sorry, but no shortage of activity. Selecting photos for my annual Christmas letter has reminded me of the many very special activities. We had a wonderful family summer at Dewees, including 4 days at Disney, surprisingly not too hot or too crowded. Some golf outings, including California with Andy and…
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Summer family fun at Dewees

Family fun is off to a great start. Nicky, Jules, Perdy and Jack arrived and got into the spirit quickly. Jules brother Alban came for the day, with Julie, Dylan, Megan and Asher  

Fred the Snake visits friends at a reptile show!

We went to the “Repticon” reptile show in Columbia (SC) to see how many people would be interested to meet Fred, and to take some books home. Happily, several did. A truly ethnic experience. They had a special place for me.     We met new friends     Marion was very brave.

Jodi's big birthday

A great gathering of family and friends in Goldsboro, NC, to celebrate Jodi Bowden’s 50th birthday. The young (and older) ones had a good time!

Fred is going to a reptile show!

We are going to the large Repticon show in Columbia at the weekend. Fred is looking forward to meeting many new friends, and introducing them to his books. (Marion is not too sure about it)

Dewees island annual sand art festival

Fun on the beach. The Fletcher/Bowden family again gained best in show (actually in a tie with the Savages) with a great depiction (and rendition) of “itsy bitsy spider”, which did indeed get washed away, by the incoming tide

July 4th on Dewees island

Celebrating with a decorated cart parade and welcome ice cream

Reading at The very Little Bookstore in Summerville

Fred and I had fun reading to a young audience on my birthday!