Storytime Sunday – The Perfect Christmas Tree

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Smarty Pants Magazine for Kids

Listen to and read-along with this holiday tale by, Deborah Dolan Hunt

“This is my favorite day,” shouted Johnny.

“We need to stay together,” said Mommy.

”Someone needs to watch Chewy,” said Daddy.

Meg giggled. “We can’t let her knock down any trees this year.”

“I’ll watch her,” said Brian.

“Can we start with the fluffy ones first?” asked Meg. “They’re my favorite.”

Chewy led the way.

“Wow!” said Johnny. “I like this one!” 

“I like that one,” said Meg. “It’s so soft.

“They’re too small,” said Brian.

“You always say that!” said Meg.

“Can we go look at the big trees?” asked Brian.

“Yes,” said Mommy. “We need to look at some more before we decide.”

They walked down the other path. Chewy stopped and sniffed everything.

“This one is perfect,” said Brian.

“I like that one,” said Johnny.

“They’re too small.” Meg stamped her feet.

Chewy jumped up…

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Halloweensie Contest~Susannah Leonard Hill~~The Masked Skeleton by Deborah Dolan Hunt

Deborah Hunt

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The Masked Skeleton

Deborah Dolan Hunt

     Sammy the skeleton jumped out of the bushes. “Boo!”

     Connor waved. “Happy Halloween.”

     Sammy grumbled.

     Clara giggled. “Sammy, you’re not creepy enough to be scary.”

    “Let’s go trick-or-treating,” said Connor.

   “No, thanks.” Sammy stomped away.

    Sammy spotted some kids.  He ran over to them and shouted, “Beware!”

    The kids ran past him to the next house. “Trick or treat!”

   Sammy put on his silly mask that was not creepy or scary and went to find his friends.

   Everyone scattered as he walked by. He spotted Connor and Clara and ran up to them.

   They screamed and ran away.


Storytime for Grownups – Five Questions with Deborah Hunt

My interview

Faborplumbs Funtastic Finds

Sometimes, in these past several months, it’s been difficult to imagine how beautiful the world truly is. Through the magic of the written word, sometimes we can escape and find peace and beauty in the darkness.

We’ve partnered with Waldorf Publishing to bring you a little insight into some of their authors, and their creative process. The latest of these Five Questions segments highlights author Deborah Hunt.

1What would you say was the inspiration for writing your book/s.

The inspiration for writing my books is to inspire children to read and dream and imagine and believe that almost anything is possible. 

Do you have a relative that is also an Author?

My daughter, Meaghan co-authored “Essential Oils, Teas, and Self-Care” with me and both of my sons wrote small excerpts for the book.

Do you see yourself writing more books in the future?

Yes, I am always working on several…

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Time Travel and the Visitor from 4-D

Thanks for an amazing and fun interview about my book, writing, and nursing.

The Star Lady's Blog

Andrea Smith takes the helm of hosting Express Yourself! Teen Radio and begins by reading the chapter about Time from the book Be the Star You Are! For Teens. She then interviews author Deborah Dolan Hunt as part of our Super Smart Sundays program to give authors an opportunity to discuss their books during Covid-19. Deborah’s book, The Visitor from 4-D by Deborah Dolan-Hunt is a light-hearted science fiction novel geared for middle-graders that is based on the time travel experiments some people believe occurred at the former Montauk Air Force Station. Deborah also discusses her work as a nurse, professor, and the writing life since she is the author of several different books. Andrea finishes the show with her segment of In the Spotlight focusing on climate change. She recently was on a boat in the Channel Islands where a pod of 1000 dolphins were playing. World biodiversity…

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