Margaret Sullivan Books
When I was a little girl my mother told me that my pony, Dusty, could talk to me at midnight on Christmas Eve.
I would play conversations in my head that I planned to have with Dusty and his buddy Rusty. I planned to ask how they felt about us riding them, where they go when we aren’t around and which spots were their favorite for us to scratch. I wanted to know everything they thought but more than anything I just wanted to be able to talk to the animals.
In my books I come as close as I can to talking to the animals. I get to create the world in which all the animals can talk to each other and the humans are the ones left out of the conversation. Some animals are kind others not so much. All are learning and growing and sharing with each other. It is the world I would create if I could wave a magic wand.
What would your world look like if you could wave a magic wand?
My big brother and I on Rusty, Dusty’s favorite pal.
I think my dad gave me a hair cut just before Rusty!
Skunk in Red Tennis Shoes
I asked my mom to make my son a skunk costume for Halloween. I figured he was two and it was my last chance to decide what his costume would be because he very much had a mind of his own. So he could be my ‘little stinker’ for Halloween. We had the costume and the black boots to finish the look but my son had other ideas…[keep reading]
“Things will never be the same,” is what They say, but what does that really mean? [see flipbook]