Tell Me A Story
Have you heard musician Tom Chapin sing his wonderful song on This Pretty Planet? Come listen to Tom read you a TRUE story about a real live deaf dog named Caesar, while you view the storyís pictures through an animatic of the book in this online storytelling.
Each month, Tom will read a new story about a real live animal. You will be able to download coloring pages of Caesar, or any of the animal heroes of our stories, including wolves, pigs, owls, cats, manatees, and much, much more!(Click here for more information)

Do You Have A Story

Are you between the ages of five and ten? Do you dream of having your writing or your artwork printed, bound, and published? Well, you can (with your parentís written permission!) (Click here for more information.)

Children's Gallery

If you are between the ages of five and ten, and you love to write or draw or both, send us your original stories about animals, or animal drawings (animals only please). Each month, a panel will select the best and hang them in our online gallery for a month. (Click here for more information.)


Chat With An Author
This month, author and illustrator Randy Houk (winner of the National Parenting Publications Honor Award for Chessie, The Traveliní Man) will be available to chat with you on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 4:00PM to 5:00PM Central Time. Ask her all about writing and illustrating books. Ask her about her dogs and cats. (Click here for more information.)

Activities And Games
Come try these fun activities and games, including word games, connect-the-dots, rhyming games, concentration, and much, much more!

Coloring Pages
Download and color these pages featuring the animal heroes from the stories. Have fun!


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