Fancy Pants: Note to Publishers
Fancy Pants is completely ready to go to print! Here are some details about the book and the illustration files.. Fancy Pants is 32 pages plus cover. The size of the pages are 9″ X 9″. The illustrations are CMYK Full color throughout, and available to publishers as a Quark Xpress 7.0 document. Fancy Pants has approximately 750 words, written in…Read More
FANCY PANTS: THE STORY ITSELF!
Yes, we gave it plenty of buildup, now it is time to enjoy reading the story, Fancy Pants! FANCY PANTS Fancy Pants I received in the mail, as it happened by chance An invitation to go to a dance. Now, everyone knows that in this part of France If you go to the dance, you…Read More
Jolis Pantalons (FANCY PANTS IN FRENCH!)
Oui? Oui! Jolis Pantalons par Gary Applegary, illustre par Matt Pfahlert J’ai reçu dans un courrier, comme un coup de chance, Une invitation a me rendre dans un salon de danse. Maintenant, tout le monde sait que dans ce coin de France Si vous allez dans ce salon de danse, vous devez porter de jolis…Read More
Pantalones Extravagantes (Fancy Pants in SPANISH)
¡Goce por favor! PANTALONES EXTRAVAGANTES Recibí en el correo, como sucedió por casualidad Una invitación para ir a un baile. Ahora, todo el mundo sabe en esta parte de Francia Si vas a la danza, debe llevar pantalones de fantasía. Así que fui al armario y me miró a través de mis cosas Pero ninguno…Read More
Go Away, Arny!
This story is for everyone who has a younger sibling. When I was 15 years old, I was finally done being the baby of the family… Surprise! Baby bro came along! It was great hanging out with him, watching him grow, watching him try all the tricks that never worked for me or my…Read More
AUTHOR’S NOTE: Mrs. Noodle (the story, not the character) is arranged in 4-line verses. The first two lines of each verse is from someone who is interviewing her, and the second two lines are her noodly answers. Got it? Ok, then, let’s go! Mrs. Noodle Good morning, Mrs. Noodle, And how are you today? It’s…Read More
Willy Dewitt Really Blew It!
AUTHOR’S NOTE: If you’ve ever had a really bad day, well, it was probably nothing compared to Mr. Dewitt’s misfortunes. Read on, maybe you’ll feel better! I hope you aren’t too squeamish; I can’t stand the sound of squeaming! Willy Dewitt Really Blew It! Old Willy Dewitt doesn’t like getting help. When he wants something…Read More
Chip and Zip have got some monkey business going on! Why, it’s bananas! NOTE FROM AUTHOR: Much of this story is a running dialogue between two silly monkeys. You’ll catch on. Bananas Bonanza Banana. Bananas. Bananas bonanza! I’m Zip. He’s Chip. We’re chimpanzees. We swing on trees. Chip likes to tease. I see Chip waving…Read More
Egg Salad On Me!
Most of this story just came to me one Saturday morning a couple decades ago, while I was trying to avoid getting out of bed. Hope you like it! I guess the moral to this story is: Don’t fear the sandwich, fear the waiter! Or not. Here is what the original cover illo idea was: More…Read More