This little “breakfast-time” story I wrote for Smuckers Jam is available right now in the PB & J aisle of grocery stores across Canada (though finding it is a bit hit and miss).
Here’s a little look inside:
You can read or download the whole story here. The story is part of a summer campaign to encourage parents to read with their children (and buy Smuckers jam). There is also a contest with a story written by children’s author Ted Staunton as the prize. Find out more here (contest ends Aug 6, 2013). It’s a bit confusing, because it sounds like the prize is a personalized version of my story and that Ted Staunton wrote it (my name isn’t mentioned, and I knew it wouldn’t be when I wrote the story for them), but the prize (from what I understand) is a new story written by Ted, and the winning child and his/her family get included in the story.
Anyway, I had fun writing the story, and I’m happy to be part of something that encourages parents to read with their children (and I like jam).