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Unleashing the Power of Imagination in Children

As parents and caregivers, we all want to nurture our children’s creativity and curiosity. A vivid imagination is not only a source of joy and wonder, but it also plays a crucial role in learning, problem-solving abilities, and emotional intelligence. In today’s fast-paced world, it’s more important than ever to provide opportunities for our little…

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Why I Love Libraries

One of my fondest memories as a child were the days my little sister and I would hop on a bus for an adventure to the library. As much as we both loved books, nobody should be surprised that we both grew up to be writers!  You can find more about my sister at: https://laurablegen.com.…

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The Joy of Coaching

It started out like most youth sports coaching stories: I took my son to sign up for his first baseball team and offered to help as an assistant coach. The next I knew they drafted me to be a head coach. I hadn’t played baseball since I was a child myself, and didn’t have a clue what I was doing, but it was for the kids, so I decided to give it a try. 

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My Hobbies

People sometimes ask me what I do when I’m not writing. The answer is “a lot”! Besides being an author, I am also an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church, serving two separate congregations. That takes up a lot of my time but is very rewarding. My favorite part of the pastor’s job is working…

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Meet the Author

Art Blegen is an author of children’s books for young readers. His series “The Adventures of Kris” is a series of chapter books for young readers focusing on imagination and problem solving. The series features a feisty girl action hero based on a young baseball player he once coached. Art is an advocate for educating…

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Imaginative Adventures for Young Readers

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