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Barbara Davis-Pyles

Dr. Barbara Davis-Pyles is a former psychologist and homeschool mom who went out on a limb to pursue her passion for writing... It has been a very long limb!


Cliff the Failed Troll: From Brainstorm to Bookstore

How does a troll goal become a story? From first draft to finished product, I’ll give you all the goods on the making of a picture book. Program includes plenty of writing tips for young (and not-so-young) creators.

Barbara Davis-Pyles

45 Minute Program

What's for Dinner? A Grrrreat Story!

In this workshop, I share Grizzly Mom’s favorite story recipe. Ten students maximum.

Barbara Davis-Pyles

45 Minute Program

Family Visit and Storytime

Choose from Grizzly Boy, Stubby the Fearless Squid, or CliFF the Failed Troll (Warning: There be Pirates in this Book!).

Barbara Davis-Pyles

30 Minute Program

Grizzly Boy: From Brainstorm to Bookstore

How does one silly sentence become a story? From first draft to finished product, I’ll give you all the goods on the making of a picture book. Program includes plenty of writing tips for young (and not-so-young) creators.

Barbara Davis-Pyles

45 Minute Program

Stubby the Fearless Squid: From Brainstorm to Bookstore

How does the spark of an idea become a story? From first draft to finished product, I’ll give you all the goods on the making of a picture book. Program includes plenty of writing tips for young (and not-so-young) creators.

Barbara Davis-Pyles

45 Minute Program

Dr. Barbara Davis-Pyles is a former psychologist and homeschool mom who went out on a limb to pursue her passion for writing... It has been a very long limb! Over the years, she’s created hundreds of stories, articles, and poems for the children’s education market as well as a pipe organ demonstrator with composer Frederick Frahm. She is the author of GRIZZLY BOY (illustrator Tracy Subisak), STUBBY THE FEARLESS SQUID (Carolyn Conahan), and CLIFF THE FAILED TROLL (Justin Hillgrove).

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Grizzly Boy

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Stubby the Fearless Squid

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CliFF the Failed Troll

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