Saturday, December 24, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

Authors and illustrators of Children’s Picturebooks

“Authors and illustrators of children’s picturebooks serve the needs of a range of readers - their consciousness and capabilities -  far greater in scope than that of the more learned... rest of humanity.” 


-Sage Merriman

Sunday, December 18, 2016

The Idea of the Novel

“The idea of the novel is not to create a place for the short story to breathe, but for the reader to forget... to breathe.”


-Sage Merriman

Saturday, December 17, 2016

The Idea of the Picturebook

"The idea of the picturebook is not to create a place for pictures, but to create a conveyance for story."


-Sage Merriman

Saturday, December 3, 2016

PIGGIES & TOES is FREE Today - A Book of Toe-Teasing Fun by Sage Merriman

This book is special to me because as a small child I so enjoyed having my toes teased by my grandmother and other adults in my life... always to the sing-song rhythm-rhyme of “This little piggy"....

Which is the takeoff point for the original work in Piggies & Toes.

:o )

Here’s the link to download your FREE copy.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Announcing the publication of HUMAN BEANS - TRUE FACTS ODDLY TOLD

Book by Sage Merriman, Cover art by Vera Kulikovi 




HUMAN BEANS is one side in a serious but fun conversation about what it is to be human... in relation to plants and animals, biology and farming. A book of “True Facts Oddly Told,” it offers a slice of how the world works and is meant to be shared with a child you love.