Being of a child-like nature, or so I’m told, I often prefer tales written for children and young adults. I still prize my collections of Tom Swift stories (including my father’s set of Tom Swift, Sr. books from the early 1900’s), Edgar Rice Burrough’s Tarzan and other stories, and H.Ryder Haggard’s books from the late 1800’s. There are many more ‘modern’ children’s authors I enjoy, including Shel Silverstein, A. A. Milne, Roald Dahl and J.K.Rowling.
So, it was natural for me to write a few stories for children — and for fun. I can’t determine what ages they are appropriate for, since they were written primarily for my own enjoyment. But I have read that the best children’s stories are not written down to children, but written to be interesting to them.
Let me know what you think!
At any rate, here are some of my efforts. Click on the title to read each story.