Noodle Nana Books

A DIVISION OF SWANCYGNET UNLIMITED

“I believe that books are fireflies lighting the way to your dreams.”

 

You’ll love Noodle Nana books because they open the eyes of children, their parents, and grandparents to the wonder of the world around them. Whether based on nature or life’s simple moments, my picture books are written in verse, wrapped in humor, and often end with a surprise.

Noodle Nana is the name my granddaughters gave me years ago since my hair is full of curly ringlets. I like to wear brightly colored reading glasses that match my outfits. I’m compelled to tell stories through writing since my stick figures look just like…sticks.

I hope that your children and grandchildren will beg you over and over again to read Noodle Nana Books to them. I hope that they will remember, quote, and keep these books as they grow. I hope that someday they will read these books to their own children and grandchildren. I hope my stories leave tracks on all your hearts.

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I Love Kittens, I Love Cats

 

Both lifelong animal lovers, this is the first collaboration between Christy and Allison. The lyrical verses were Inspired by the myriad cats and kittens Christy grew up with on her family’s Indiana farm. Allison brought the book to life with her watercolor washed ink work, celebrating feline personalities and quirks. For cat lovers of all ages.

Use the link below to order your copy of I Love Kittens, I Love Cats from the Noodle Nana Press store on Etsy.

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Hello My Little Poppyseed

 

Hello My Little Poppy Seed is an expectant mother's love poem to her yet-to-be-born baby. Richly and lyrically illustrated, it is a celebration of the awe-inspiring development of a baby, comparing its growth to the size of various fruits.

I began writing Hello My Little Poppy Seed when my daughter was pregnant with our first grand-daughter, giving us weekly updates on how the baby was growing. The manuscript took several years to complete and I actually put it aside for quite some time. The final words came to me in a rush when our daughter was pregnant with our second grand-daughter, three years later. I found the artist, Jennifer Dzik, through a series of miraculous events.

It is the perfect book for both new mothers and fathers, whether given as a baby shower, birth, or christening gift.

Use the link below to order your copy of Hello My Little Poppyseed from the Noodle Nana Press store on Etsy.

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Crackers, Crackers

 

A collaboration of the creative team behind SwanCygnet Unlimited. Christy is an author who cannot draw a stick figure. Amy is an artist who is spelling challenged. Energy and enthusiasm permeate their lives and together they make a powerhouse team. Crackers, Crackers, was their first project together but not their last. Wisconsin is their home and the family favorite cracker is Rye with beer cheese spread. 

Use the link below to order your copy of Crackers, Crackers from the Noodle Nana Press store on Etsy.

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I Love Puppies, I Love Dogs

Both lifelong animal lovers, this is the second collaboration between Christy and Allison. The lyrical verses were inspired by all of the dogs and puppies Christy’s family has adopted since she was a little girl. Allison brought the book to life with her watercolor washed ink work, celebrating canine personalities and quirks. For DOG lovers of all ages.

Use the link below to order your copy of I Love puppies, I Love Dogs from the Noodle Nana Press store on Etsy.

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