(song and book)
has recently retired after teaching in public schools and college.
Music and songwriting have always been his love and he enjoys sharing
this with all age groups. His song "Theodore Was Here," was the
inspiration for doing this storybook. Joyce, his wife, is a retired
elementary school teacher and librarian, who has always felt that
Theodore would make a great children's book.
(poem and story)
is a retired speech therapist and the creator of the poem about
Theodore. She wrote it to include developmental word patterns to help
children in speech therapy. Grace and Dave collaborated on the project
by joining the writing of the poem and music.
was born in Cambodia and moved to the United States in 1975. He
graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design, studying under David
Macaulay, Barry Moser, and Mary Jane Begin. Vuthy (pronounced
WOOD-TEE), a former art teacher, currently resides in Boston where he
now devotes his time to illustrating childrens books and scheduling
author visits at elementary schools. He has made appearances on NBC,
CBS, and FOX, with his previous book, Humpty Dumpty: After the Fall