Tag: #komododragon

Why write a children’s book to raise awareness?

As a child growing up in the United States, the American flag and the bald eagle were the ultimate in citizen symbology. However, 50 years ago, we nearly lost the bald eagle to an extinction of our own making. This beautiful bird ranges all over the western part of North America and into Mexico. It’s […]

The book is almost here!

This website is fairly simple. We will have merchandise, some fun blog posts, and plan to add a page to detail the endangered species adoptions were planning…but really, it’s not complicated. This site is mostly to introduce the idea my children had in 2020 when they decided it was urgent enough and important enough to […]

I can fly, can you fly?

Dark Shade is a Komodo Dragon stuffie my son ‘adopted” from our local zoo at age 3. Dark Shade is not an idle participant in the Cross-family household. He, like many of our other fluff-filled family members, has a wonderful backstory and has participated in many adventures with our other stuffies. When our children learned […]