Children's Books & Companion Pieces

Zara soars on an albatross. Illustration by Sam Moodey. From When the Camel Sneezed

" . . .  A mixture of Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein. . . I love it!" -- Rosemary Omniewski, Ph.D | Early Childhood Education & Children's Literature 

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Books on the Shelf

Sheldon and the Hot-Nosed Husky

Sheldon races with Canine Claws & the Hot-Nosed Husky, after having "Soared for the Best Score!"

Dash alongside Sheldon as he bolts out of Puppy Play, sneaks into the Corndog Canine Competition, and joins Dogs of All Shapes and Sizes, eager to prove he can race with the best -- Harold the Hot-Nosed Husky and Canine Claws.

When the Camel Sneezed

Cover design of Zara riding the Camel King

After the Camel sneezes a great Ahh Choo, 

Zara soars in the air, crosses a crevasse, and tries to reclaim her chair from a zoo fanfare. But, without wings

 or springs, how will she cross the Great Divide?  

A Hullabaloo of Hippos: A Lollapalooza of Language

Cover design with dancing hippos

A Hullabaloo of Hippos: 

A Lollapalooza of Language 

from A to Z is a toe-tapping, finger-snapping alphabet adventure guranteed to tantalize the tongue for everyone.

Goin' Explorin'

Cover design shows story setting

"I'm goin' explorin',"  Stephen Ryan shouts, bolts out the door, and, with his Papa, walks to the Hemlock forest. Moments before heading home, SR spots a shadow slipping behind what everyone knows is a haunted house. 

A Hero at Three

Cover design shows creatures the hero meets.

Two brothers, swept out to sea, are cast into a gloomy cave filled with "lions, sharks that bark, and eels all aglow," Gavin cleverly uses his charm, but is it enough to save his brother from the pirate bellowing, What ho?

Christopher Counts The Constellations

Cover design shows Christopher & Pegasus leaping into space

A young boy discovers the mysteries 

of the night sky and the magic of his name 

by exploring the constellations, "every night 

before drifting off to sleep."

Readable Wear

Telescope T

Front side of Telescope T-shirt: text from Christopher Counts The Constelllations

Graphically screened story 

text & imagery from 

Christopher Counts 

The Constellations 

The Back

The back side of the Telescope T-shirt continues the text screened on the front.

The story text pictured on the front 

continues on the back. Christopher's telescope 

runs along the left sleeve.

Heroic Hoodie

The book title and sea creature decorate the front side of the hoodie; story text on back.

Heros set the trend

wearing this hoodie!

Sea creature on front;

story text on back.

Stay Warm in Space


Christopher Counts 

The Constellations 

story text and imagery is screened on the scarf and ski band.


Sheldon's Dream

Sheldon's Dream: 11"x14", high-quality print

After Mrs. Snoebear tucks her pups

in bed, Sheldon dreams of sledding

 with Harold the Hot-Nosed Husky

and Canine Claws. 

Books On a Wall -- WOW!

Help Set Me Free!

Scene from A Hero at Three: 11"x14" high-quality print

An 11"x14" high-quality print

depicting a scene from 

A Hero at Three: There were sharks

that barked and lions who swam . . .

Sheldon's Christmas


Sheldon zooms in with Holiday Laughs for the 2018 Season. Sam's new illustration comes free with every Sheldon and the Hot-Nosed Husky purchase.