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The Big BOO!

Sibylla Nash

There's something in my closet. Its raspy monster breath makes my curtains flutter at night. I tell my mom, but she says it's just the sound of the wind whispering secrets to the moon.
There's ... [+]

Children's

The Balloon Lady

Rebecca van den Ham

I was sad, oh so sad,
All alone in my pain.
Thankfully that was when 
The Balloon Lady came.
I had hung my head down
And let out a groan,
When I saw a foot standing 
Right next to ... [+]

Children's

One Gum Bubble

Rolli

All Julie did was toss a piece of bubble gum into her mouth, one day. Honey plum-plum flavor. Her favorite. And then...
She blew ONE GUM BUBBLE.
That's it.
It may not sound like much ... [+]

Children's

A Notable King

Robin Blasberg

Long ago, on the highest hill looming over the lushest land that any ruler had ever ruled, a mighty castle stood watch over its idyllic setting. Inside the fortified dwelling, King Tell sat hovering ... [+]

Children's

The Cat Who Purred

Susan Lendroth

In a small cottage in a deep valley, an old woman lived with her goats and sheep, chickens and dog, a sway-backed horse and one ginger cat.
Each morning, she collected eggs while the dog led the ... [+]

Children's

Snoot's Snouts

Ann Garrett

Snoot the Pooch was sad one day.
"I wonder why I look this way.
My nose is doggone commonplace.
It's just so boring on my face."
"I'd feel better, I suppose,
if I could have a brand new ... [+]

Children's

The Coin of Knowledge

Austin Hehir

I have never been a big believer in luck. The concept that success is a result of actions out of our control and hidden to reality. But fortune. I can get behind fortune. For where luck leaves ... [+]

Children's

The Penny

Lori Khadse

Once upon a time,
in a leather wallet a little torn,
lived a small, small penny,
his spirit just born.
All his life, he watched money come and go,
bills and coins, smooth paper checks ... [+]

Children's

Macks and the Slippery Sled

Jill Nogales

"It's snowing, Macks," said Jake to his cat.
"Come sit by the fire. Snooze on your mat.
Just look out the window. It's too cold to play.
Let's ride my sled on a warmer day."
But Macks was ... [+]