Posts in category "Childrens stories"

When my daughter ran into a burning car: to save her doll

When my daughter ran into a burning car: to save her doll
The year 1962 was a year that is not difficult for me to remember. I remember the year since my wife was pregnant with our third child. We had recently purchased a used car and decided to take it up to South Haven, MI and show our children the area where their parents met, take... Read more »

The further adventures of Petie Pie for your child and the child in you

The further adventures of Petie Pie for your child and the child in you
Petie Pie and Mr. Bow Wow! Summer had passed and the early signs of fall approached Petie Pie’s farm. The leaves began to fall from his beautiful trees; the fields had already been cropped for the winter and all his animal friends had taken refuge for the days ahead. All was quiet and peaceful on... Read more »

My children's story never published: Petie Pie paints his Barn part two

My children's story never published: Petie Pie paints his Barn part two
Petie Pie paints his Barn…Part Two A bright flash appeared that blinded Petie and all the animals. All except the birds who began to sing for they knew what caused the flash and what it meant.  They began to chirp with excitement for when the flash disappeared there stood the magic fairy. Yes, the most... Read more »
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Children's stories I wrote but never published: Sharing for the first time

Children's stories I wrote but never published: Sharing for the first time
When my children were very young (in the late 1950′s) I made up stories for them at bedtime. It was then that Petie Pie, my creation, came to life. My late wife helped to edit them yet somehow I never submitted them for publication. Recently one of my daughters moved; while packing she found a... Read more »