Shirley Raye Redmond is an author of numerous books for children, including the Step into Readings Tentacles! Tales of the Giant Squid, Lewis and Clark: A Prairie Dog for the President, and Fairies! A True Story. She and her husband, former Congressman Bill Redmond, have two grown children.
From the forest fairies of West Africa to the magical brownies of Scotland, people have told stories about fairies for a long, long time. In England, two little girls shocked the world when they claimed that they had proof that fairies existed; they had photographs! But are fairies myth? Or are... Read More
In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson sends Lewis and Clark out west to explore. He tells them to make maps. He tells them to draw pictures and collect plants. Most importantly, he tells them to send presents! What kind of present is good enough for a president? Beginning readers will truly enjoy... Read More
For centuries, sailors have handed down stories of the giant squid. They say this mysterious monster of the deep chases ships and battles whales. They say it can weigh up to 1,000 pounds and that its eyes can be as big as a human head! Are these stories fact or fantasy?... Read More