Tag Archive: children

Nov 12


  catnapping  Many have been asking about the cat in the book FlyCatcher Boy.   Well, here he is in all his glory…that long, lean orange one at the back, providing snuggle space to his buddies.  TAMA (jewel in Japanese) was the name we chose for him.  Takeshi’s obaa-chan’s name was Tama.  This photo brings back so many memories of …

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Aug 10

What’s in a name?

When I tell people I have a bi-lingual kid’s book coming out in the fall, they react positively and eventually ask “what’s the title?”  When I tell them FLY CATCHER BOY, I sense some confusion on their part.  A book about a boy who catches flies.  Yuck.  What could possibly be interesting about a dirty habit? 

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