Thursday, March 25, 2010

Harvey Wood by Randy Campbell

Randy came to me with this story he told his daughters. He asked if I thought I could come up with something. I loved the idea. The project keeps getting side-lined, but that doesn't mean it isn't worthy of the whole world enjoying it. So "Whole World meet Harvey Wood, Harvey meet the Whole World." Make sure you enlarge the image. He's a cute kid, even if I do say so myself.

There once lived a young girl by the name of Sandy. She lived with her parents and her brother in a beautiful white farmhouse, snuggled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.

Sandy filled her time after school and on weekends reading her favorite books, and painting with water colors. But what she loved to do most was play outside. She especially enjoyed flying the kite that her dad made for her from newspapers and round sticks. Summer was her favorite time of the year. Shorts, t-shirts and bare feet made her feel happy and free.

Long before Sandy was born there was a tree that grew in the forest. It was a very large cedar tree. On the tree were thousands of little splinters. There was one little splinter that was different from all the others. He was different because he dared to dream. His dream was to be the splinter that gets stuck in the finger of a little girl. His name was Harvey. Everyday Harvey did his exercises to be strong. When the time was right he wanted to be the splinter that poked out the furthest so he would stick into the finger of an unsuspecting little girl...

...[ to be continued ]

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