Izzy Elf Pix and Games!

The eight Izzy Elves, Bizzy, Blizzy, Dizzy, Fizzy, Frizzy, Quizzy, Tizzy, and Whizzy, are savvy in 21st Century technology. They help each other solve personal problems and celebrate elfin triumphs.

Start a new family read-aloud Christmas tradition with these picture books for kids aged 5-10.

Santa's Izzy Elf books are available as paperbacks, e-books, and audiobooks!

Where did I get the idea for writing the Izzy Elf stories?

Watch this video to find out!

Until I get more pix posted here,

please check out the Elves' Pinterest account!

Here I am doing my Izzy Elf thing!

Tizzy in a GIF animated by Shayne Hood. Here he is saying "thank you" to Owen and Alex, in both Tizzy, the Christmas Shelf Elf and Blizzy, the Worrywart Elf

Blizzy holding one of her snow globes in a GIF animated by Shayne Hood.

Here's a view of Dizzy, animated by Shayne Hood, as seen by Blizzy through his newly invented elfascope, in Blizzy, the Worrywart Elf

H-e-e-e-r-e's Frizzy in the Elfgym, in Frizzy, the S.A.D. Elf. She's trying to exercise away her Seasonal Affection Distress! (Animation by Shayne Hood)

Fun Stuff &

Selected Works

Any time young readers draw pictures, make videos, or whatever about one of my books, I will post their work here!

Games,pictures of people/places/things, and recipes for historic food found in my historical Fiction.

Games, Pix, and More about the Izzy Elves!

Recordings of music etc. from my historical fiction.

Illustrated Christmas Stories in Verse

This Christmas tale in verse celebrates the power of children's imaginations and the magic of books.

What happens back at the North Pole when Blizzy discovers that Tizzy is missing on Christmas morning?

Dizzy the elf, Tizzy's best friend, finds all the adventure he wants (and more) when he hides in the back of Santa's sleigh!

Frizzy tries to cure her S.A.D. (Seasonal Affection Distress) by making something new (and "yuck") that she won't miss when Santa takes it away for delivery on Christmas Eve.

Educational Material: Classroom Guide

A complete unit of lesson plans for using A Buss from Lafayette as a springboard for teaching about the American Revolution and Lafayette in 5-9 grade classrooms.

Historical Fiction for Young Readers

Sometimes a little kiss can change everything. . .especially a little kiss from a world famous hero of the American Revolution!

"The American Revolution comes alive... A wonderful book that melds both past and present together... "


An excerpt of a work-in-progress: amusing myself with history!

Regency Romantic Comedy

ôSplendid and sophisticated Regency romance...fun to read...fine characterization and period dialogue."

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