Readin' Machines

Recent Appearances For The New Blue Tractor , The Bulldozers Dig A Pond and It's Time to Combine

Pemberville, Ohio Festival of Trees

Nov. 26, 2011

Harvest a good book - Readin' Machines!

Sauder Village in Archbold, OH

Tractor Days on Saturday June 18, 2011

We had a fun time meeting all of you and congratulations to our tractor winners of the coloring page contest!

Literacy in the Park at BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

Saturday March 19, 2011

We had a lot of fun "building barns" with all of the kids that stopped by our table!

Hilfiker Elementary in Gibsonburg, Ohio on

March 3, 2011 

Richard and I had a great time visiting during your Right to Read week.  We hope you all stay readin' machines!

Erie County Farm Bureau Meeting on September 8, 2010

Thanks to Cindy Thayer (pictured above) for finding us and to Amanda Denes for helping there as well.  It was fun to talk "farming" with you all!

Hancock County Fair on September 4, 2010

in Findlay, OH

It was fun to meet all of the people who stopped by our tent.  We hope you enjoy your books!

Delta Kappa Gamma Program on May 3, 2010 in Findlay, Ohio

What a fun group of teachers!  Thanks for welcoming Richard and I to your dinner and group for the evening!

Elmwood Schools Right to Read Week Program

Tuesday April 27, 2010

Wow!  What a fun night!  Thanks to all of the wonderful students and parents that made us feel so welcome!  Too bad I didn't have a photo of me falling off of the pedal tractor to put up! :)

Storybook Festival on Saturday April 17, 2010 at Ross High School in Fremont, OH

Thanks to all of you that stopped by the library to see our programs and then chatted while getting a book signed!  There sure were a lot of farm fans.

Literacy in the Park on Saturday March 20, 2010 at BGSU

It was wonderful to meet all of the children that stopped by to create a seed picture!

Ottawa County Ag Credit on Saturday Jan. 16, 2010

It was great to meet all of you!

 Mother Hubbard's Learning Cupboard in Findlay, Ohio on Saturday Dec. 12, 2009

It was nice to see those of you who stopped by to see us!  Thanks Kay for a wonderful morning!

Open Book in Fremont, Ohio on Saturday November 14, 2009

The first signing of our new book!  It was nice to see those of you who stopped by to see us.

Mazza Museum's FunDay Sunday on Sunday October 4, 2009

Wow!  A great day ALL about construction was had by everyone!  Thank you to the Mazza and all of you who stopped by to see us!

Historical Construction Equipment National Show in September 2009 in Bowling Green, Ohio

It was wonderful to meet all of the people who attended the show - especially the people out of state! 

 Fostoria's Kaubisch Memorial Public Library on Monday June 22, 2009

Thanks to Ms. Cheryll Hutchinson for inviting Richard and I to help celebrate their summer library program.  We enjoyed meeting all of you!

Sauder Village in Archbold, Ohio on Saturday June 20, 2009

Thank you for having us at the Tractors, Tractors, Tractors Event! 

 Literature in the Park at BGSU on Saturday March 28, 2009

Thank you for stopping by our table to dig a pond or build a bulldozer!

Cory Rawson Schools in Rawson, OH on Tuesday March 10, 2009

Thank you for having us in to share your Right to Read Week!  We enjoyed meeting all of you and giving away our autographs!

New Riegel Schools in New Riegel, OH on Tuesday March 3, 2009

WOW!! What a wonderful time Richard and I had at this school!  Thank you so much for including us in your Reading Week!  Thanks also to Mike Quinlan for the great photos - I understand that he wants the photo credit! :)

Alpha Delta Kappa Meeting in Fostoria, OH on Tuesday Feb. 24, 2009

Thank you for hosting!

Paper and Ink Bookstore in Tiffin, OH on Saturday Feb. 21, 2009

Thank you for stopping by to see us on such a snowy day!  Thank you David for hosting. 

 Beeker's General Store Book Signing

in Pemberville, OH on Saturday

Feb. 14th, 2009

Thank you for having us Todd!

Education of Young Children Preschool Conference on Saturday Jan. 24, 2009 in Fremont, Ohio

It was wonderful to meet all of the creative preschool teachers!  Thank you for having us.

Mother Hubbard's Learning Cupboard in Findlay, Ohio on Jan. 17, 2009

Here we are with Kay, the owner. Thanks for stopping out to see us!

WTOL Saturday Morning

on Saturday Dec. 27, 2008

Thank you for having us WTOL! 


The Open Book in Fremont, OH

on Saturday Dec. 6, 2008

 It was great to meet all of the people who came to see us in the wintery weather! 

Thank you Barb and Tammy for

having us!

   Saturday Nov. 22, 2008 at the Historic

 Sauder Village in Archbold,Ohio 

 Thank you for stopping out to see us!

Early Childhood Education Conference

Bowling Green, OH October 25, 2008


We enjoyed presenting at the conference.

Thank you!

Funday Sunday October 2008

Mazza Museum in Findlay, Ohio


 Thank you for having us at this fun event at the Mazza!

 Mazza Summer Intstitute July 2008

Thank you for having us at the Mazza!!

 Mother and Daughter Banquet

in Arcadia, Ohio on May 3, 2008

Book Signing after the program.  Thank you for having us Arcadia U.M. Church!We enjoyed meeting all of you.

 Mother and Daughter Banquet

on April 23, 2008



 Thank you to Scott Trinity United Methodist Church for inviting us to present at their banquet.  We had a wonderful time sharing our story!

Birchard Public Library in Fremont Ohio to celebrate National Library Week on April 14, 2008

Thank you Birchard Library for inviting us! 

Literacy in the Park at BGSU Saturday March 29, 2008

 It was wonderful to meet with all of the children and adults!  Planting sunflower seeds and creating small barns and tractors were a big hit!

Mother Hubbard's Learning Cupboard in   Findlay on Saturday Feb. 9, 2008

Thanks so much to Kay Hoane (owner)for putting together a great morning!

 WTOL Toledo 11 Appearance on Saturday January 12, 2008

Thanks WTOL for the wonderful interview! 

 Author and Illustrator Signing

 Nanna's Bookstore in Perrysburg, Ohio on Dec. 15, 2007.  Thank you!