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Cover Reveal for Willoughby and the Terribly Itchy Itch

On Monday my friend and Realm Makers roomie, Pam Halter, revealed the cover for her children’s book, Willoughby and the Terribly Itchy Itch.

“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.”― C.S. Lewis

I’ve had the privilege of rooming with Pam at Realm Makers for two years now. She’s one of the hardest working, encouraging, and sweetest people you’ll ever meet. If you’re going to Realm Makers this year, pay close attention to the awesome table decorations. Pam put them together.

So, this week I’m super excited to help share the cover reveal for Willoughby and Friends, Book I: Willoughby and the Terribly Itchy Itch.


Willoughby has an itch he can’t reach. An itch he can’t scratch. Not just a little itch, a TERRIBLY ITCHY ITCH. Nothing he does will make it go away. What can a dragon do when he has an itch he can’t reach? He calls for help, of course! See how some unlikely friends get together to relieve Willoughby of his terribly itchy itch.

Willoughby is a young, somewhat clumsy, gentle dragon who is learning to live and interact with friends from the the Land of Dern. In this picture book series for ages 4-8, Willoughby learns about friendship, getting along with creatures different from himself, and discovers he can do things he never thought he could.


Pam Halter has been a children’s book author since 1995. She has published two picture books, Beatrice Loses Her Doll and Beatrice’s New Clothes (Concordia, 2001). She was selected to attend the Highlights Whole Novel Workshop for Fantasy, May 2010, received Writer of the Year in 2014 at the Greater Philadelphia Christian Writers Conference, and won the Reader’s Choice Award in a short story contest hosted by Realm Makers and Brimstone Fiction in 2015. Pam also is a children’s book freelance editor and the children’s book editor for Fruitbearer Kids. Visit Pam at http://www.pamhalter.com.

Kim Sponaugle is a graduate of The Art Institute of Philadelphia and began working for David C. Cook Publishing designing children’s curriculum and products. But she soon found her heart’s vocation in children’s illustration. In 2001, Kim illustrated her first picture book series Beatrice Loses Her Doll and Beatrice’s New Clothes with Concordia Publishing House. In 2007, Kim started Picture Kitchen Studio and has had the pleasure of interacting and working with both traditional publishers and self-published authors. She has illustrated more than sixty picture books is also a children’s book cover designer. Visit Kim at www.picturekitchenstudio.com.

You can purchase your copy here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/193879611X

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”― C.S. Lewis



About Britta Valentine

saved by grace, writer of young adult fiction, and drinker of copious amounts of coffee

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