Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy New Year!



Another year done gone...
and I have here for you a little (un) folded book... you can print it up and fold it into your very own book, called an X book or a hot dog book..

and you can find directions here:
http://makingbooks.com/hotdog.shtml

and when it's done write your own story for it....
and send it to me, I'd love to see some stories!!

Happy New Year!



Sunday, December 30, 2012

30th day, end of the 4th story



The screech hen watches the sun sink lower, near the end of the day, and the year, and all is well.

the end

The stories are done, but there will be a little something for you all tomorrow...

Saturday, December 29, 2012

29th day, 4th story, p4



A very well-fed vorhinter cannot decide which direction to take along the golden path.

Friday, December 28, 2012

day 28 - 4th story, p.3



There is a golden trail running through the world.  The bird-faced Axope is following it, past the snow covered mountains and the giant twisted green vines.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Day 27 - story 4 p.2


The sausage-like vorhinter is fond of many tiny creatures. Because he looks the same from front or back he can fool them and gobble them up when they think he is going away.  The tall orange screech hen blends in with the orange grasses.  Whenever she catches a juicy bug she lets out an ear-shattering screech that startles the vorhinter into running backwards.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Boxing Day - Last story begins


The world is young and the sun is bright and fills everything with color.  There are many creatures, like the red bird-faced Axope, who lives on the red fruit from the red grasslands.


Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Christmas Day - the end of story 4




As the sun slides down into the great river Obercranish on Christmas night the grinzel is making his way back to his safe place for the night.  The minniefish find rocks to hide beneath.

the end of story Four
(one more to come)

Monday, December 24, 2012

24th day - story 4 - p.6


Farther along, where the plains split through the canyons, the herds of hump-backed orstokos graze the dusty grasses.  Is that a patch of snow there on the plain?

Sunday, December 23, 2012

23rd day - story 4 - p.5



A spotted hairy lackeler waits beside the rapids for the schools of delicious redfish that go swarming up through the waves.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

22nd day - story 4 - p.4



Further down the river, where the water runs deeps you can find the diamond-shaped gem fish, and the orange howler scavenges for food along the banks.  The gulls fly above.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Winter Solstice - story 4-p.3



Below the walls on the sandy flood plains dwell the vorhinters and the red walking hens.  They live on the many bugs and tiny creatures that abound there.  
The eye fish swim together and the turtles warm themselves in the shallows.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

day 20 - 4th story p.2



On the steep canyon walls above the river dwell the curly-tailed wadishers, that live on the salty, bitter sand grasses that cling to the walls.  It is said that the curls in their tails and horns help them keep their balance.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

day 19 - 4th story begins



The great river Obercranish runs between the bright sandstone cliffs in the land of Frusite.  There's a lonely washerwolf in the water, howling his story to the sky.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

18th day, the end of the 3rd story



With the turn of a page the circlefish become stripers.  The spider sticks to the golden way and a little vorhinter crosses underneath.

the end

Monday, December 17, 2012

day 17 - 3rd story - p4



All the little circlefish travel the bright stream to their future.  The round-eared wurstchen watches the dragonfly and wonders if it will grow into a real dragon.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

day 16- 3rd story p.3



The school of little ribbonfish travel the dark red strand of river, unseen by the atlastortoise and the vorhinter, who are both busy munching the red and orange lichen.

Saturday, December 15, 2012

15th day - 3rd story p 2


The Great Kugelturkle, however, makes its own way, wherever it wants to go.  The others keep their distance.  Kugelturk may be slow, but he has a very big mouth.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Friday the 14th - 3rd story p 1

In Plaidia the creatures often travel on the warp and woof (even those who don't bark) -
 like the vorhinter and the lizargators.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

13th day - the end of story #2



The red sun sinks below the horizon and the vorhinter joins the rest of Byteria in sleep.

the end


Don't forget, 
if you want to write your own stories about the books, just send them to me and I'll post them here on the blog.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

12/12/12 - 2nd story p7


A long tall silly gazes at the sky and sniffs the wind as evening approaches.  The school of slender silver skimmers swarm up the Red River to find a safe haven.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

11th day - 2nd story p6


The flying wyvern weave hither and thither and the fat vorhinter munches its way across the landscape.

Monday, December 10, 2012

10th day - 2nd story p5


The little long-neck-lion's-maned equine lingers in the swirling vegetation, and the seagulls soar in the background.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

9th day - 2nd story p4



A lopsided Vorhinter ignores the tiny two-tails as it wanders back and forth in the foothills.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

8th day - 2nd story p3




The river widens and the fish begin to differentiate themselves into combinations of ones and zeros.  The green grass grazer watches them from the corner of his eye.

Friday, December 7, 2012

7th day - 2nd story p2



As a school f two-tailed one-stripe bit fish swim the red river a bellowing big horned bull bays at the sun.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Day 6, 2nd story begins




The larger horned elk lives amid the colors and swirling vines in the land of Byteria.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

day 5 - the end of story one



Then, struggling through the howling winds beside the icy deep he sees her.  
She is tall and graceful and has the most beautiful spots.

the end
of this story

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

day 4 - story 1 - p3




He travels along the path for many a day, flanked by the ice gators on both sides.  The walker wanders off the path when he spies something to eat in the cold hard ground.

Monday, December 3, 2012

day 3 - story 1 - p 2



The walker sees the long dirt path that runs through the center of the world, safe from the icy water and the jagged peaks swept by swirling winds.