A glimpse inside our book

“I love the whimsy of the drawings and the wit of the poems.  It’s a fun book for any collection, and I’m happy to give it two groovy thumbs up.”
— Groovy Mama,
Groovy Book Review

We’ve received some extremely positive feedback for “Candy Store at the Edge of the Galaxy.” We would like to offer a Big Doodle thank you to all our readers, as well as our awesome reviewers. Check out some of our Amazon.com reviews.

If you haven’t read the book yet, here is a sneak peak at a couple of our favorite selections, “Fish Food” and “Alphabetland” (click on the image to enlarge). Enjoy!

All content is ©Big Doodle Head™ and “Candy Store at the Edge of the Galaxy,” 2011

No classic fairy tale ending here: Bye bye to Borders Bookstore

Once upon a time, I was abandoned at a Borders Bookstore. Seriously. My college roommate just up and left me there.

Sounds like a tragedy, I know — I can see the title now: “Shelved & Forgotten: College student left to fend for herself in big box bookstore.”

We had driven across town to the only Borders in Las Vegas, at the time. My roommate went one way. I went the other, and was instantly absorbed amidst the aisles of books. My roommate, meanwhile, was bored and ready to leave — and (in these pre-cell phone times) apparently couldn’t find me — so she … left. Yes, it’s weird. One, that she left without me; But more importantly, how do you get bored in a bookstore? Continue reading

“Candy Store” now floating through POD galaxy in time for July 2011 release

Well, there’s no turning back now. “Candy Store at the Edge of the Galaxy” is now in the capable hands of Create Space, and our book should be available for purchase before the end of July. Hooray!

Choosing whether to go with a print on demand service (POD) or the traditional printing route wasn’t easy. I read a bunch of blogs about the pros and cons of POD, some more helpful than others. We eventually agreed on the POD service, Create Space (which is owned by Amazon.com). The process has been user friendly. Continue reading