Can you imagine traveling to school in a flying saucer? What about on a bike-like contraption that looks like a giant donut? People invent all kinds of interesting ways to get around. Some vehicles can get you where youre going faster and better than ever. Others are mostly for fun. Learn about some of the worlds wackiest vehicles.ity centers, Michael has been engaged with young children, their parents, and teachers. As a visiting author, in-service speaker, and workshop leader, he frequently travels to schools and conferences around the nation, sharing his stories, poems, creativity, and humor.
As a talented editor and illustrator, Michael has enlisted hundreds of other authors and artists to create 15 philanthropic books that aid in the fight to end childhood hunger through Share Our Strengths national efforts, or that offer care to less fortunate companion animals through The Company of Animals Fund, a granting program he began in 1990.
For the last four years, working with the Ohio Childrens Foundation, Michael created a early literacy activity book, particularly designed for kids who are likely to start school without knowing the alphabet: You, Me, and the ABCs: 100 Ready-for-Reading Activities for Kids and Their Favorite Grown-ups.