While Sasquatch is one of 26 monsters in Monster ABC, he gets his star turn in our third children’s board book: Get Dressed, Sasquatch! (currently available for pre-order). If you take a tiny peek in our online store, you probably don’t need to be Perry Mason to deduce that Sasquatch (aka Bigfoot) occupies a special place in the hearts and minds of Hazy Dell Press.Read More
A blog featuring author and illustrator stories on the popular Hazy Dell Press children's books including Monster ABC, Goodnight Krampus and Get Dressed, Sasquatch!
We’re beside ourselves in excitement as we type the following words: The third official book in the Hazy Dell Press canon is available for pre-order! Get, Dressed Sasquatch! is a quintessentially Pacific Northwest story of one proudly au naturale Sasquatch, his slow-but-well-meaning bear friend, and a timid ranger who’d like our favorite big-footed lug to follow the park rules and put some clothes on.Read More
In celebration of Monster ABC’s Kindle edition debut, we thought we’d discuss one of the most common questions we receive about Monster ABC: “Is this book too scary for children?” We love fielding this question, as it speaks to the heart of why we created a children’s board book called Monster ABC in the first place.Read More
When 100,000 passionate, enthusiastic fans of comics, books, movies and TV shows gather in one place, it’s bound to be a memorable event. And when such an event is held in Seattle, the goodwill and pleasantness percolating through the crowd becomes almost visibly tangible. The 15th annual Emerald City Comicon (Mar 2-5) lived up to its reputation as being one of the happiest and most energetic events on the Hazy Dell Press events calendar.Read More
The next time the universe decapitates your dreams, you’d do well to adopt the Chinese deity Xing Tian as your role model. His literal decapitation at the hands of his foe, The Yellow Emperor, didn’t slow him down one bit. He calmly assessed the situation, grew eyeballs out of his nipples, a mouth out of his belly button, and kept on fighting. Although your specific approach might vary from Xing Tian’s, the lesson remains: never give up. Keep fighting your ass off even when you lose your head.Read More
As everyone knows, Q and X are the most difficult letters in the English language. The path of human progress is littered with defeated alphabet book authors who, having sped their way innocently from A through P, slammed headfirst into a Q-shaped wall. Luckily for us, Mesoamerican culture presented us with an excellent Q option so that we didn’t have to abandon our Monster ABC children's book disgracefully half-finished. So, thank you, Mesoamerica. And thank you, Quetzalcoatl.Read More