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Signing books in China

I was invited to China to attend the 30th anniversary of the Chinese Society of Digestive Endoscopy and to launch the Chinese version of my memoirs “The tunnel at the end of the light”. This had been arranged by Professor Zhaoshen Li, at the second military Medical college in Shanghai. The meeting was in Nanchang,…
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The “Tunnel” book is published in Chinese

I will be going to Nanchang, near Shanghai, shortly, to launch the Chinese edition of my memoirs “The tunnel at the end of the light: my endoscopic journey in six decades”

Fred 4 is PUBLISHED!

“When Fred the Snake and Friends explore Charleston” is now available direct from our website. Books will be signed and can be personalized. CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW!

The fourth book about Fred the friendly snake is about to be published

Fred and his jungle friends are exploring the sights of Charleston, where i live. Bonnie has finished her wonderful illustrations, and Cristina is completing the design. Here is the cover page.

Bonniella in Charleston!

The 4th book about Fred the friendly snake will be called “When Fred the snake and friends explore Charleston”. We thought it would help if our super-illustrator Bonnie Lemaire could visit to get a feel for the place. Happily she was able to come recently, with husband Robert and son Xazel. We had a good…
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Another nice review: Lewis Carroll indeed!

Children’s Bookwatch: May 2015 Midwest Book Review An award-winning children’s book series in stunning verse, “When Fred the Snake Got Squished and Mended” (otherwise popularly known as “Fred-Fred”) is a beloved, original tale of a charming, adventurous, jungle snake pet who lacked crossing traffic skills. This amusing story is wonderfully written in rhyming narrative verse,…
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Fred gets Moonbeam award!

Fred was tickled to receive recently notice of his bronze medal from the Moonbeam Childrens book awards, for the best picture book series. There were 1300 entries in all categories. Kudos certainly to master illustrator Bonnie Lemaire. Fred and Jungle Jim and their friends are looking forward to exploring my home town, Charleston, in the…
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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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