Fred Shook


Fred Shook is an internationally recognized author and educator. He has written children's books, film scripts, short stories, and university textbooks. He is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

Brandon Waltman majored in animation at the Kansas City Art Institute. He draws his greatest inspiration from other artists of all kinds, and the people and characters around him. His goal is to become an animation director and writer.

Where to find Fred Shook online

Where to buy in print


Sinclair and His Excellent Plaid Paws
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
On the first day of school, Sinclair tells his teacher he feels “discombobulated.” As he begins to explain what such a large word means, some bears giggle and make fun of his plaid paws. For the first time, Sinclair feels unlike other bears. He and his classmates struggle to understand bigotry in this gentle lesson about respect and acceptance, and the true meaning of beauty and diversity.

Fred Shook's tag cloud