Donald Goodpaster

Biography

For the better part of thirty years, Hoosier born author/poet/songwriter/cartoonist Donald K. Goodpaster has had a long and successful run as an independent creative writer.

With the first of 33 adorable children's stories he has written, titled "Ginger," to his most recent work, titled, "Swandae's Great Adventure," his has been, as he describes it, "a ride of a lifetime I wish everyone could experience. I've been truly blessed."

From his early days as a contributing writer to one of the nation's finest Christian gift distributing companies, Messenger Corporation--a division of Renaissance Publishing, to an eight year run at Tennessee's own Dollywood Theme Park, Mr. Goodpaster has brought much joy to his readers.

He has been spotlighted on television and radio throughout his career on such programs as "Pulse Plus" in Tampa, Florida, and "Cincinnati Alive" with Greg Fraley and Robin Woods.

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan was presented two of Mr. Goodpaster's Poems. Additionally, his work, "For Love and Honor" was chosen for its patriotic theme to adorn the "Veteran's Anthem" - a short film produced by Wes Herrick Productions and Cinemarr Entertainment.

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Books

Obviously Horatio: The moose with a loose tooth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 520. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Today is the Rich Man's birthday. But what can anyone living in this small town give him? He's bound to have everything from big, to little, to small. But Obviously Horatio, the moose with a loose tooth may have just the answer they are all looking for, especially the Poor Man.
Angels On Bumpy Clouds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
The teasing angel, Jeffery, is at it again. Only this time he is teasing the baby angel, Cheyenne Cutie, the Cottony Cloud Sweetie. He tells her that since her feathers haven't started to pop out and disappear yet, they probably never will, which means that she won't be able to go down to earth and become someone's little girl. To her rescue comes Angel Baby Steven.
Precious
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Precious the little bear has to go off all alone into the forest after her mother's paw got trapped between a tree root and a rock in a fast-rising, springtime stream. On this journey of hers, alone for the first time in the woods, Precious fortunately (or rather, unfortunately) meets several strange and new creatures, including a "Big Mountain Lion." All works out well for her in the end though.
Lofty The Cloud
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Lofty the Cloud has a great desire to come down to "Planet Earth" and explore. He wants to touch the rainbows for himself and make friends with the children he meets. Lofty is introduced to his new best friend, "Baby Breeze," and the adventure begins. Lofty is a soft, easy to read tale for the younger set with some very cute illustrations.
No Body Nose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Queen Kalabash, the queen of all noses, is terribly lonely and is advised by her chief counselors to have a "Grand Ball and Masquerade Party" to help her choose a king. The nose who wears the best costume will become the new king. A large nose named Schnoz wants to be the king. Schnoz immediately sets out on a fantastic journey to find the best costume to wear to the "Ball."
I Hear Laughing in the Sky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Angel Baby Steve, the angel with the tiniest wings in Heaven is being teased by the "Teasing Angel" Angel Baby Jeffery. Jeffery is going to play his "Big Trick" on Steven...but little Tyler Finch and his dad who have been watching the angels at play on the clouds all day, may have something to say about that.
Ginger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Ginger the dragon has a problem with her "fire breathing" talent. She "Tweet Hoot Honks" whenever she tries to breath flames from her nose. When one of her best friends, Chancey gets captured by the "dragon catcher" Dooba Boday, Ginger must do something to save the day.

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