Posts By: terryfarish

  • The Children’s Author Tea comes to Facebook July 13

    I’m reading The Cat Who Liked Potato Soup at the Lakes Region Community Services’ Author’s Tea on July 13 on Facebook. Welcome everyone to this line up of stories everyday of the week, a new author each day. The Children’s Author’s Tea is a joyous, literacy project of the committed Family Resource Center staff of…


  • Why Tortoises Have No Hair, a Kenyan Folktale

    Why do tortoises have no hair? You’ve probably wondered where tortoises’s hair has gone. Here, in the illustration below, is where his problem started, with the scent of the frying mandazi. (East African doughnut.) You’ll see he has hair. The tortoise tale is written and illustrated by Maxwell Abwamba. He graduated from high school in…


  • Welcome to my New Site and Blog

    Thank you Be Better Studios for this brand new design. My blog is like a little magazine to offer Resources for Readers and Writers. You’ll find articles in four main areas: Multicultural Lit for Kids and Teens Stories about School Visits Writing with English Learners Storymaking – for writers

  • Lines from the World – A Picture Book from Iran

    Allow this Persian cat to draw you to the work of Iranian children’s book author, Farhad Hassanzadeh and illustrator Ghazaleh Bigdelou. Iran, like the U.S., is fighting for its people suffering in the corona virus pandemic. In our global fight, I’m acknowledging and celebrating the art of picture books from book creators around the world….