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Finding Your Way When You’re “Lost”

“But,” offered Mommy Owl, “You must never forget your family and the friends who helped you become such a wise Little Owl.” “Why?” wondered Little Owl, looking up at her curiously. “Because we all love you and are here to help if you ever lose your way!” [Excerpt from “Hello […]

The Importance of Being Creative

As most of you know, I have loved writing the Hello Little Owl books.  They are my passion project! I enjoy writing blogs about each of my characters, to share with you the life lessons that they teach. I also illustrate, finding it satisfying to work with color and composition. […]

Float Away like Augie

Have you ever had one of those days? You know what I mean…one of those days where EVERYTHING is just ruffling your feathers and nothing is going right?  We all have those kind of days. And by all, I mean ALL of us, including our little ones.  How do you […]

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work…Pansy Porcupine

Pansy Porcupine is a very strong mother who would do anything for her family. In fact, when faced with a scary situation, she trusts her friends and puts on a brave face to safely return to her twins. Let’s learn more about Pansy’s adventure with Little Owl and all her […]

Meet Burton Longhorn, AKA Desperado

Burton Longhorn, aka Desperado, is large and in charge. As friendly as the day is long, Desperado wouldn’t hurt a fly. In fact, he is caring and clever and the first to come to someone’s rescue.  Although he is a large Texas Longhorn, he is a gentle giant. He helps […]

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Meet Cat

Cat is Little Owl’s best friend in the whole wide forest. She is loyal, caring, dependable. She is also cautiously adventurous, sensible and instinctive! Early on in their relationship Cat explains to Little Owl that she must go through a change. After the transformation, they remain best of friends realizing […]

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The Meaning of Family

“You have a loving family and many friends who will help teach you the ways of the world. Every day you will learn something new!” “You will become wise, Little Owl,” promised Daddy Owl. “But, Little Owl,” said Mommy Owl, “You must never forget your family and the friends who […]

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What’s the Deeper Meaning of Love

“But,” offered Mommy Owl, “you must never forget your family and the friends who helped you become such a wise Little Owl.” “Why?” wondered Little Owl, looking up at her curiously. “Because we all love you and are here to help if you ever lose your way!” [Excerpt from Hello […]

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Forgiveness…

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been talking about Munk.  “Munk” is Little Owl’s chipmunk friend. He is busy, hard working, and resourceful. In the past few blogs we have talked about how he teaches your children that it’s okay to ask for help AND that not everyone in the […]