Author Russ Towne joins Dr. Bunny to discuss writing children’s books. Russ actually started out co-writing songs with a friend, and he says that was “the spark that lit the creative fire”! He’s gone on to write many wonderful children’s books, including the bestseller “A Duck Who Flew Upside Down”.
So how does Russ come up with his ideas for books? How do you write a children’s book? And what inspired the word Grumpadinkles??
Russ has been described by good friend, Dennis Madden, as “a modern-day Art Linkletter, with a touch of Mr. Greenjeans”. Tune in and get to know this very special author and wonderfully interesting man!
About Russ Towne:
Russ Towne lives with his wife in Campbell, California USA. Married since 1979, they have three adult children and five grandchildren. His passions include family, friends, writing, and investing. Russ wrote his first book in 2013, at the age of fifty-six. He has since written and published dozens of books that can be found on Amazon.com and elsewhere.
Russ delights in seeing the expressions on the faces of young children and their loved ones as they experience his children’s picture, early reader, and chapter books. He enjoys reading stories to children and interacting with youngsters and hopes to inspire a love within them for the magic of reading and writing.
Russ savors experiencing nature, especially rivers and streams that run through giant redwood groves and beautiful beaches. He enjoys watching classic movies, reading, and his tiny fern garden and redwood grove.
Russ manages the investments for clients of the wealth management firm he founded in 2003.
Russ writes to delight young children and the young-at-heart. He hopes readers experience truth and kindness in his writing, to remind everyone of the greatness and goodness within themselves and others.
His literary work includes:
Books for Young Children:
Sir Alex Sleighs a Dragon
Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon
The Beach that Love Built
A Day in the Shade of a Tickletoe Tree
Zach and the Toad Who Rode a Bull
V. G. and Dexter Dufflebee
Ki-Gra’s REALLY, REALLY BIG Day!
The Duck Who Flew Upside Down
Clyde and Friends
Clyde and Hoozy Whatzadingle
Clyde and I Help a Hippo to Fly
Rusty Bear and Thomas, Too
Clyde and I
Honest, Honey, That’s How It Happened
Stop Peeing in the Kitty Litter!
Slices of Life (An anthology of the selected non-fiction stories of several writers.)
Reflections from the Heart of a Grateful Man (A compilation of From the Heart of a Grateful Man & Reflections of a Grateful Man)
From the Heart of a Grateful Man
Reflections of a Grateful Man
It Was Her Eyes (A novella)
Touched (Short stories and flash fiction)
Palpable Imaginings (An anthology of stories by several writers in various genres)
Heart Whispers (An anthology of the selected works of over 20 poets.)
Russ Towne’s Author’s Page on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Russ-Towne/e/B00HHIY8TM
Contact Russ Towne by e-mail at: email@example.com
Contact Dr. Bunny Vreeland at (805) 482-8111 or e-mail: Bunny@BunnyVreeland.com