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Samuel Valentino

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Samuel Valentino Getting to illustrate what I wrote. And the best part of being an illustrator is coming up with a story to write for it. It's very circular.
Samuel Valentino My family - all of them are my muses. My wife inspired The Silver Rings, and my three children each inspired the Early Fairy Tale Readers. Whenever I…moreMy family - all of them are my muses. My wife inspired The Silver Rings, and my three children each inspired the Early Fairy Tale Readers. Whenever I come up with an idea for children, I always tell my kids the story first to get their reaction!(less)
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Allisa is the daughter of a friend of mine. She's in second grade, and unfortunately is struggling with brain cancer. She's responding well to treatment, but it is expensive.

So there was a huge fund-raising event - people around here are awesome, everyone was willing to help - where people could donate things for others to bid on to raise money. My offering was a cartooning class.

One of her fel... Read more of this blog post »
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A really enjoyable book. I give it a lot of credit because I kept getting drawn into the story - I didn't have time to finish it in one read, but kept going back whenever I got the chance. I liked the time period depicted, as well as the narrative vo ...more
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I've read several of Hughes' books, and they're all very readable and enjoyable. They've definitely been a great introduction to the time period, and the people in particular, and this book was no exception. And like the others, he engages in specula ...more
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I read this at my daughter's recommendation, and have to say I liked it. It starts off, for me that is, slowly - or rather, it starts off like every other introspective tween book, with complaints about parents, sister, etc. and some good times with ...more
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A fantastic book, not the least for the writing style. Very engaging, especially considering the time period he's writing about. Other historians have talked about the pre-chronicle history of the people they're writing about, and usually it's the le ...more
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I don't even recall seeing the movie, but I'd always known the name. And when I found out that it was written by the same author who penned James Bond, I had to see what kind of children's book it would be. In a way, it was like Bond - instead of hig ...more
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