Meet Sands at Burlington Book Fair

Night Buddies Author Sands Hetherington will be at the Burlington Local Author Book Fair on June 15th. Sands will join twenty other local authors for an afternoon of meeting readers and signing books. Food trucks and local favorites will make the afternoon a true celebration of reading. May Memorial Library and Pernsickety Books will be […]

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Night Buddies on Tour (and a Giveaway!)

John, Crosley, the iguanas, and the rest of the Night Buddies Gang are on tour this week across the internet! There will be interviews, reviews, and hijinx along the way. Here’s what The Children’s Book Review had to say: “Night Buddies and Evil School Bus #264 is an entertaining, fast-paced read, great for middle-grade readers […]

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A favorite Hetherington Family Story

In time for another trip in the way-back machine. Today, we revisit a blog originally posted by Night Buddies creator Sands Hetherington on November 18, 2014. Did you know Sands has a special connection to the top hat? We’ll let him tell you the story . . . __________________ My son John, who doubles as […]

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The Accidental Author

With three titles in print and a fourth coming this summer, we revisit Night Buddies author Sands Hetherington’s journey to becoming an accidental author. It started when he found himself a surprise single father. When Sand’s ex-wife announced she planned to move and take their young son, John, Sands tried to talk her out of […]

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Traveling With My Son

In 2016, Night Buddies Author Sands Hetherington wrote an article about traveling with his son for the Good Man Project. As we celebrate the official start of summer, this might inspire you to take a road trip with kids! Excerpt: I don’t know if this is the best piece of parenting advice out there, but […]

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Why Book Reviews Matter

Think about the last book you bought. Did you choose it because you found it on a real or virtual bookshelf? Did you go looking for it because a friend recommended it? Or did you read a review that piqued your interest? As we shop more online, we increasingly look to reviews to help us […]

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Sands Love of Dogs!

Night Buddies creator Sands Hetherington loves dogs! He loves them almost as much as nighttime programs and red crocodiles. Dogs have always been a part of the author’s life, beginning with Whiskers, a cocker spaniel. When his wonderful boxer Hube died, he despaired of finding a boxer who could match him and instead got a […]

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Sands’ Journey

As we prepare to launch the fourth Night Buddies adventure, we thought we’d revisit author Sands Hetherinton’s journey from single dad to author. Sands wrote about his transition to full-time dad and then to author for The Good Men Project in October 2015.    When my son John was born, I didn’t expect to become […]

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A New Night Buddies Adventure!

Later this year, the fourth Night Buddies Adventure will be released! Night Buddies and the Evil School Bus takes young readers and their imaginations on another wild Night Buddies quest. This time, John, Crosley, and their Night Buddies cohorts must defeat a gang of iguanas intent on disrupting the pineapple cheesecake factory and causing general mayhem […]

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