Author Brian Calhoun joins Teri Knight with his just released childrens book, Little Joe Chickapig. The story follows Little Joe as he dreams of one day leaving the farm he’s grown up on. Brian’s imaginative tale soars across 32 illustrated pages featuring a space-traveling mouse, a musical dragon, and ultimately a lesson every parent wants their child to learn: follow your dreams, whatever they may be. Brian talks about how he went from crafting high-end acoustic guitars for musicians including Dave Matthews, Jason Mraz, Keith Urban to creating a board game called Chickapig and writing a childrens book! chickapig.com
Sneezing? Coughing? Taking a sick day? Don’t worry you’ll be feeling better soon. That’s the message to kids in a new children’s book, “When You’re Feeling Sick” by Coy Bowles. Coy is a Grammy-Award-winning guitarist with the Zac Brown Band, a songwriter, an author of several books and Teri Knight’s guest on today’s 15 with the Author. He talks about what inspired the book and why it’s important to him. The book is filled with colorful illustrations, gentle lessons about taking your medicine and a fun story.