Bill O.
Smith

Storyteller, Author

News

Scott Hall, NPR

“Beautiful, and fun!…reminds me of Dr. Seuss.”

Willard Williams

“We love this book.”

Susan Leigh Shallcross

“Both Chickadee books take the reader back to a Norman Rockwell sweetness of life and community.”

Parent

“Gorgeous illustrations…I loved the final page – the beauty, the changes, the message.”

Grandparent

“Great for storytelling. I liked reading it almost as much as my grandson liked listening.”

Sleeping Bear

“Love those Nuggets, but I think the story will draw more kids towards nature than a thousand facts.”

Parent

“It’s got a permanent nest on our bookshelf.”

Child

“I like the hide-and-seek page. I found a cat too.”

Mike O’Connor

“Two wings WAY up.”

Parent

“I like it more each time we read it together.”

Child

“Do chickadees really burp?”

Becky Curtis

“Simply – it’s the best independent children’s book I’ve seen in my four years as chief buyer.”

John Robert Williams

“WOW! What love and joy you have lavished on this creation! It is WAY beyond my expectations.”

Ron Jolly

“Absolutely delightful.”