Children's Books

Picture Books and Comic Books illustrated by Traci Van Wagoner & Kurt Keller (Booker T. Bear)

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Ellies First day of School Flat

Ellie and Her Emotional Dragons

Ellie's First Day of School

Written by Joseph Goodrich
Illustrated by Traci Van Wagoner
Wisdom House Books 2021

Ellie the elephant is beginning her first day of school, an exciting day that makes Elie feel nervous, sad, and even mad. Throughout this lively day, Ellie has the guidance of her trusty magical friends, her four emotional dragons! With her magical companions by her side, Ellie learns to manage her feelings as she meets new friends and deals with difficult situations leading to a wonderful first day of school!

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Itsy Bitsy Teddy Bear's Adventure

a story by Marilyn Van Wagoner

Written and illustrated by Traci Van Wagoner
Designed by Kurt Keller
Blue Bear Stories, Fall 2020

Itsy Bitsy Teddy Bear's Adventure is an endearing story time picture book for children ages 4-8. Itsy Bitsy Teddy Bear Willie gets teased awfully because he is so small. One day he's had enough bullying, and he runs away on a dangerous quest. To prove his bravery and worth, he will take an egg from Mama Eagle's nest on top of the mountain. All the teddy bears in the village are terrified of Mama Eagle.


Lush and colorful illustrations build on the imagination, creating a full world where teddy bear cubs live and breathe and conquer their fears. Grab some cookies, cuddle your teddy bear, and snuggle in for the telling.