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Owen's Seasons

Wonderful story with fun illustrations, I highly recommend.

Melodie Lee, retired guest teacher for elementary students. Julie Schafer, so excited for you. My kids LOVE the books! I am so proud of you and I really loved Owen! Well done! David Thornton, Home Health Care Director Stella, our grandkids love your stories and so do we! Don and Rosemary Ash
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About Me and PaddyKate's

Darcy is the first book that I have written and published but not my first or my last story to share. My second book, Owen's Seasons has just come out and is a very sweet story about the life of a tiny oak leaf and the garden he lives in. It is a wonderful way to teach children about the seasons, the weather and how to find joy in a garden. My third book should be published early next year and is titled, Henry McHenry... I want to take a moment to give a huge Thank You to my illustrator, Joshua Wichterich. He is quite simply amazing! He takes my stories and brings them to life and is a big part of bringing my dream of writing and publishing to where we are today. He is currently working on the illustrations for Henry McHenry, a story about the bunny family who live in my front gardens.
I have held many jobs in my working career but my most favorite is being a mom and a grandmom who goes by "Gommy". I grew up in the deep south where stories are shared and added to and enjoyed by families on porches and back yards on hot summer evenings. I live in a small town in Michigan and have been a substitute teacher in elementary schools for over 15 years. About two years ago, I started reading them to my students who seemed to like them and asked for them to be retold often. When the pandemic hit our state I was teaching and we simply told the students that they were going to have an extra long time off for spring break. None of us had any idea how this would change our world or the world that our children are living in. I wrote Darcy for all of those children and their families so that they could be reminded that we are all working and living through this together. We all have worries in our lives but friends and family will help us though them.
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Contact Me

I work out of my home and gardens and can be contacted as shown below. If I'm not writing, I'm gardening or making a new quilt! My second book, Owen's Seasons has just been published and is available to order from this site. My next book, Henry McHenry is with my illustrator now! The first weekend in October I had a booth at the Grand Ledge Fall Festival. The day started out really foggy (I felt like I was home in Louisiana!) but cleared up and turned out to be a perfect fall day. Thanks to everyone who stopped by and for the great support. I will be at the DeWitt Holiday Festival on December 4th and hope to see lots of you there. Remember Darcy and Owen make great teacher gifts and gifts for students as well!!! Thanks again for your feedback and for your support, You are all wonderful.
Our address
DeWitt, MI
Open hours
Daily 9a.m. till 6p.m.