Dr. Qooz, Father of Reading

Dr. Qooz, Father of Reading, is world renown for the telling of children’s stories elaborately illustrated in children’s picture books. Dr. Qooz was raised in the Everglades quoting a famous passage, “I wasn’t raised, I was laid on a stump as a buzzard egg, hatched by the arching sun and jerked up by the hair…

Picture Books

What is a picture book? A child’s picture book tells more than a story. A picture is better than 1000 words. There is a picture on every page of a picture book. Storytelling is the vehicle that elevates the picture into the imagination stimulus that keeps the child engaged and wanting to soak up every…

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Dr. Qooz Book Inspirations

  At every reading I am asked where do I get my ideas for my children’s books… Several years ago my child, now an adult called for some advice. It would have been easy to say, “You know, you’ve had your eighteenth birthday and eventually you will have to use your personal experiences to guide…

# 1 Best Seller List of Children’s Books

There are only about 72 #1 Best Seller Children’s Books a year. About 6 new books are added to this list each month. These are the most popular 75 plus books from over 41,000 NEW books published each year and a few from the 233 million children’s books sold each year. 1.            Harry Potter and…

From Tree To Twelve

A Trip to Twelve

Nick and Millie are best friends. He has shoes and she has a hat. The park is the best place to play, there are swings and slides. There are lollipop trees and a special tree. Millie likes the tree where she sees me.Nick and Millie learn to count together, up to twelve. An unusual count…