Shelfie Time!

I started as a Harry Potter film franchise fan. From the beginning, I always saw the movies exactly one week after they came out (needed to wait for the big crowds to thin), and I couldn’t get enough. They were full of such high excitement, fine acting, Highlands scenery, and...

Yummy Recipe For Your Very Own Crusted Creme Fro-Madge Frozen Yogurt!

In Night Buddies, Impostors, and One Far-Out Flying Machine, Crosley introduces John to his favorite flavor of frozen yogurt, the Crusted Crème Fro-Madge. Cros can slurp his Fro-Madges in one gulp, and when he doesn’t eat them they’re great to use for attacking the Iguana Gang! Whether you’re in need...

From Ghosts to…Iguanas? Hear About Ol’ Sands’ Favorite Ghost Story!

I'll bet you've never heard of my favorite ghost story.  It's called "Shottle Bop" by Theodore Sturgeon (Astounding Science Fiction, 1940).  The central character is a ne'er-do-well, not altogether bad guy, who is down on his luck.  He comes across a dusty little bottle shop in lower Manhattan and goes...

Create Your Own Bedtime Stories at Tuck-In Time!

As you read in our first blog post, the world of Night Buddies started out as original bedtime stories shared between father and son and then turned into the 5-time-award winning children’s book series that it is today. In this blog we will talk about some ways you can create bedtime...

Sands & Son: From Bedtime Story to a 7-Time Award-Winning Book Series

Pictured above is author Sands Hetherington and his now grown-up son, John, in Brussels. The delightful world of Night Buddies first began as a bedtime tradition of storytelling between father and son. Sands and  7-year-old John had always done bedtime stories, but one night John presented his dad with a red crocodile...

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