Children’s Author Melissa Northway
“What’s Your Deepest Wish?”

Melissa Northway is an award-winning author of three children's books, two of which are also storybook apps on iTunes. She's also the founder and editor of Dandelion Moms, an inspirational lifestyle site to support women as they follow their dreams and provide expert tips on parenting, recipes, beauty, and fashion. She's mom to a little redhead who is the inspiration behind everything she does, including Project Kindness where she showcases individuals, corporations and non-profits who spread seeds of kindness in our communities and world. … [Read more...]

Dorktales On the Go!

Photographs by Conner Cummings We packed our bags (and Mr. Redge) and headed to Virginia where Jonathan performed the live version of The Three Little...Hogs?!, one of our original Dorktales audio stories. I commissioned Karen Simpson Gardiner to write original adaptations of classic fairy tales, asking for scripts that were cheeky, geeky and would appeal to children and their parents. Karen is the Executive Director of Peninsula Youth Theatre, the children's theater company that changed the trajectory of Jonathan's life...the first … [Read more...]

Tales2Go
The Audio Netflix for Kids

We're over the moon excited that our Dorktales Storytime audio tales are on the award-winning Tales2Go audio service. Written by Karen Simpson Gardiner and narrated by Jonathan Murphy, they are a part of the extraordinary library of audio stories for children from pre-school through 8th grade.  Thousands of titles are available both online and offline on computers, laptops and mobile devices. The company received $750 million in funding from NewSchools Venture Fund and Maryland Venture Fund because they are poised to meet the demanding needs … [Read more...]

Summer To Go Giveaway!

a Rafflecopter giveaway We have BIG news! Our original Dorktales audio stories are now available through the multiple award-winning kids mobile audio book service, Tales2Go. And to celebrate, we're having a sizzling Summer To Go Giveaway! Every day this week, we'll be publishing articles on Tales2Go, Dorktales, and an interview with one of our favorite kidlit authors, Melissa Northway. But more than a just a good read, you can enter our easy breezy on the go giveaway for a chance  to win: Kate Spade Tote I LOVE Kate Spade bags. … [Read more...]

14 Days of Autism Love Giveaway:
Day 14: Sensory Goods

Ahhhhhh, love is in the air! Can you feel it? My heart's beating a little faster because we're celebrating our love for those on the autism spectrum. Every day, for the next 14 days, I'm going to feature one of our favorite authors, apps, and organizations as a countdown to a huge giveaway of their products. (Now I can feel your heart beating faster too!) Have fun learning about them ...and don't forget to enter the giveaway. (Entry form at the end of this post. Lots of ways to earn extra entries too.) Sensory Goods is a company made to … [Read more...]

14 Days of Autism Love Giveaway
Day 13: Brooke Twine’s Autism App

Ahhhhhh, love is in the air! Can you feel it? My heart's beating a little faster because we're celebrating our love for those on the autism spectrum. Every day, for the next 14 days, I'm going to feature one of our favorite authors, apps, and organizations as a countdown to a huge giveaway of their products. (Now I can feel your heart beating faster too!) Have fun learning about them ...and don't forget to enter the giveaway. (Entry form is at the end of this post. Lots of ways to earn extra entries too.) My name is Brooke, I'm a mum, a … [Read more...]

14 Days of Autism Love Giveaway
Day 12: Secret of the Songshell

Ahhhhhh, love is in the air! Can you feel it? My heart's beating a little faster because we're celebrating our love for those on the autism spectrum. Every day, for the next 14 days, I'm going to feature one of our favorite authors, apps, and organizations as a countdown to a huge giveaway of their products. (Now I can feel your heart beating faster too!) Have fun learning about them ...and don't forget to enter the giveaway. (Entry form at the end of this post. Lots of ways to earn extra entries too.) I'm Brian Tashima, an author … [Read more...]

14 Days of Autism Giveaway
Day 11: Senseez

Ahhhhhh, love is in the air! Can you feel it? My heart's beating a little faster because we're celebrating our love for those on the autism spectrum. Every day, for the next 14 days, I'm going to feature one of our favorite authors, apps, and organizations as a countdown to a huge giveaway of their products. (Now I can feel your heart beating faster too!) Have fun learning about them ...and don't forget to enter the giveaway. (Entry form at the end of this post. Lots of ways to earn extra entries too.) I'm Stephanie,  a mom with a … [Read more...]

14 Days of Autism Love Giveaway
Day 10: Unintentional Humor

Ahhhhhh, love is in the air! Can you feel it? My heart's beating a little faster because we're celebrating our love for those on the autism spectrum. Every day, for the next 14 days, I'm going to feature one of our favorite authors, apps, and organizations as a countdown to a huge giveaway of their products. (Now I can feel your heart beating faster too!) Have fun learning about them ...and don't forget to enter the giveaway. (Entry form at the end of this post. Lots of ways to earn extra entries too.) My journey as an autism warrior … [Read more...]

14 Days of Autism Love Giveaway
Day 9: Max ‘N Me Studio

Ahhhhhh, love is in the air! Can you feel it? My heart's beating a little faster because we're celebrating our love for those on the autism spectrum. Every day, for the next 14 days, I'm going to feature one of our favorite authors, apps, and organizations as a countdown to a huge giveaway of their products. (Now I can feel your heart beating faster too!) Have fun learning about them ...and don't forget to enter the giveaway. (Entry form at the end of this post. Lots of ways to earn extra entries too.) Max is 11. He has autism. I'm his … [Read more...]