Stories by Character
Martin

Martin is the delightful older brother in all of the various Martin & Sylvia Series. Known for his bright ideas, his enterprising spirit and his kind heart, this seven year old boy finds adventure at all turns, and in all seasons.

The Bud's Story

The Bud's Story


Our Own Town

Our Own Town


Neighborhood

Neighborhood


Ice Everywhere

Ice Everywhere


Helping Out

Helping Out


Gentle Tracking

Gentle Tracking


Sudden Story

Sudden Story


Too Much

Too Much


A Wintry Walk

A Wintry Walk


First Day

First Day


The Spring Fairy Boat Show

The Spring Fairy Boat Show


Free Sledding

Free Sledding


Messages

Messages


Pet Portraits

Pet Portraits


Snow that Sticks

Snow that Sticks


The Let Go Approach

The Let Go Approach


Around the World

Around the World


The Tree Key

The Tree Key


A Hunting Morning

A Hunting Morning


Like Cats and Dogs

Like Cats and Dogs


Waiting for the Sparkle

Waiting for the Sparkle


Super Silks

Super Silks


The Great Scarecrow Mystery

The Great Scarecrow Mystery


Medals

Medals


Lunch Box

Lunch Box


Apple Faces

Apple Faces


Protectors

Protectors


Nippy Knitting Day

Nippy Knitting Day


A Better Way

A Better Way


Sock Puppets

Sock Puppets


What Sandcastles Like

What Sandcastles Like


The Tiny House

The Tiny House


The Picky Day

The Picky Day


Sports from Scratch

Sports from Scratch


Mother's Helper

Mother's Helper


Let's Do Everything

Let's Do Everything


Explorer Pig

Explorer Pig


Rainbows

Rainbows


Animal Hospital

Animal Hospital


Silly Sun Hats

Silly Sun Hats


Trail Art

Trail Art


Important to Us All

Important to Us All


Peg Doll Party

Peg Doll Party


Calling It Done

Calling It Done


When You Need Your Numbers

When You Need Your Numbers


When Pigs Fly

When Pigs Fly


Ramps and Rapunzel

Ramps and Rapunzel


Lemons and Mud

Lemons and Mud


Spring Thaw Paddle Tour

Spring Thaw Paddle Tour


Silly Speak Songs

Silly Speak Songs


Spring Seeing

Spring Seeing


The Gift of Sweetness

The Gift of Sweetness


Four in One Snow Forts

Four in One Snow Forts


The Organizing Bug

The Organizing Bug


Can't Wait to Wait

Can't Wait to Wait


Mouse Houses

Mouse Houses


Snow Candles

Snow Candles


Singing Together

Singing Together


Winter Dreams

Winter Dreams


A Plane Trip

A Plane Trip


Throwing a Party

Throwing a Party


Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights


Winters Little and Big

Winters Little and Big


Family Farms

Family Farms


Comfort Food

Comfort Food


Helping Hands

Helping Hands


Tracking

Tracking


Super Raker

Super Raker


The Sit Spot

The Sit Spot


Apple Pies

Apple Pies


Gargoyles

Gargoyles


Goose Eye Wilderness School

Goose Eye Wilderness School


The Cabin

The Cabin


The Sick and Tired Day

The Sick and Tired Day


Babbit the Rabbit

Babbit the Rabbit


The In-Between

The In-Between


The Enchanted Frog

The Enchanted Frog


This Is Camping

This Is Camping


Cousins

Cousins


The Drawing Contest

The Drawing Contest


Pirates

Pirates


The Cook Out

The Cook Out


Spy Team

Spy Team


A Trip to the City

A Trip to the City


Camping Out

Camping Out


Thank-You's

Thank-You's


Pick-Up League

Pick-Up League


The Woodpecker Tree

The Woodpecker Tree


A Fine Town

A Fine Town


Mother's Day

Mother's Day


Good Old Dog

Good Old Dog


The Cruds

The Cruds


Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning


Signs of Spring

Signs of Spring


Springtime Fun and Foolery

Springtime Fun and Foolery


Stuck in the Mud

Stuck in the Mud


Big Brother

Big Brother


St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day


Fairy Detectives

Fairy Detectives


Going on a Date

Going on a Date


A Trip to Grandma's

A Trip to Grandma's


Putting on a Play

Putting on a Play


Telling the Truth

Telling the Truth


Moving

Moving


Fairy Snow Fort

Fairy Snow Fort


Bittersweet

Bittersweet


A Night for Stories

A Night for Stories


Family Portrait

Family Portrait


Wrappings

Wrappings


Hidden Fairies

Hidden Fairies


The Shortest Day

The Shortest Day


A Year to Build a Day — Introduction to a Day of Rest

A Year to Build a Day — Introduction to a Day of Rest


Touch of Nature

Touch of Nature


Wood Elves

Wood Elves


Fruit Cake

Fruit Cake


Part One: What to Do on Thursdays

Part One: What to Do on Thursdays


Butterfly Gifts

Butterfly Gifts


Dalmatian Valentine

Dalmatian Valentine


The Dark

The Dark


Sam Sugarpop and the Switch Witch Surprise

Sam Sugarpop and the Switch Witch Surprise


Grandma's Brownies

Grandma's Brownies


A Frosty Walk

A Frosty Walk


December 25: Christmas Morning - Advent Memories

December 25: Christmas Morning - Advent Memories


December 24: Christmas Eve for Animals

December 24: Christmas Eve for Animals


December 23: A Cleaning Party

December 23: A Cleaning Party


December 22: Caroling

December 22: Caroling


December 21: The Angel

December 21: The Angel


December 20: The Fairies' Advent

December 20: The Fairies' Advent


December 19: Busy Day

December 19: Busy Day


December 18: Silly Chickens

December 18: Silly Chickens


December 17: Good Ol' Dog

December 17: Good Ol' Dog


December 16: Forest Treasures

December 16: Forest Treasures


December 15: A Little Singing and a Lot of Love

December 15: A Little Singing and a Lot of Love


December 14: Downtown

December 14: Downtown


December 13: Woodshed Theater

December 13: Woodshed Theater


December 12: Spunderful Day

December 12: Spunderful Day


December 11: Storytelling Surprises

December 11: Storytelling Surprises


December 10: Library Magic

December 10: Library Magic


December 9: The Warmth of Wool

December 9: The Warmth of Wool


December 8: The Elf

December 8: The Elf


December 7: The Tree

December 7: The Tree


December 6: The Bakers

December 6: The Bakers


December 5: Christmas Books

December 5: Christmas Books


December 4: The Advent Table

December 4: The Advent Table


December 3: Rufus

December 3: Rufus


December 2: Christmas Cards

December 2: Christmas Cards


December 1: Waiting

December 1: Waiting


Out in the Sticks

Out in the Sticks


A Little Bit of Light

A Little Bit of Light


The Special Magical Day

The Special Magical Day


The Color is Always There

The Color is Always There


Living Room Camping

Living Room Camping


The Treeclimber's Code

The Treeclimber's Code


A Very Big Mess

A Very Big Mess


Part One: Are Superheroes Real?

Part One: Are Superheroes Real?


Go-to-Sleep Fairy

Go-to-Sleep Fairy


Part One: Packing List

Part One: Packing List


Independence Day on the Green

Independence Day on the Green


Month Eleven:  What Is Precious

Month Eleven: What Is Precious


Martin's Gold

Martin's Gold


Martin and Sylvia and the Generous Month

Martin and Sylvia and the Generous Month


Part Three:  Blessings

Part Three: Blessings


Part Two: Welcoming the Hadids

Part Two: Welcoming the Hadids


Part One: The Story of Rami Hadid

Part One: The Story of Rami Hadid


They Were Here

They Were Here


Butterflies

Butterflies


Trash Fairies

Trash Fairies


The Sword Inside

The Sword Inside


How to Fly

How to Fly


School

School


Change Fairies

Change Fairies


Dog Show

Dog Show


A Map of the Year

A Map of the Year


The Mud Oven

The Mud Oven


Special Secret Books

Special Secret Books


Paddling to Treasure Island

Paddling to Treasure Island


Magic Tricks

Magic Tricks


The Fairy Ferry

The Fairy Ferry


Backyard Water Park

Backyard Water Park


Four Kinds of Pickers

Four Kinds of Pickers


Smelling Your Way

Smelling Your Way


Tag Sale

Tag Sale


Jam Poetry

Jam Poetry


Really Explorers

Really Explorers


Projects

Projects


Names of Green

Names of Green


Digbe and Firble

Digbe and Firble


Theater Camp

Theater Camp


House in the Brush

House in the Brush


So Much Kale

So Much Kale


Night Magic

Night Magic


Burger Night and the No No Bug

Burger Night and the No No Bug


Puppy Sitting

Puppy Sitting


Sheep and Shepherds

Sheep and Shepherds


Song of the Hermit Thrush: Part One

Song of the Hermit Thrush: Part One


Little Sister

Little Sister


Strawberry Slushy Siesta

Strawberry Slushy Siesta


Song of the Hermit Thrush: Part Two

Song of the Hermit Thrush: Part Two


The Grumpy Day

The Grumpy Day


How to Build a Nest: A Story of Different Family Models

How to Build a Nest: A Story of Different Family Models


Stones in the Brook — a Story for Yom Kippur

Stones in the Brook — a Story for Yom Kippur


Part Two: Four Kinds of Love

Part Two: Four Kinds of Love


Part Three: Queen of the Dance

Part Three: Queen of the Dance


Part One: Secret Love Code

Part One: Secret Love Code


Part Three: So Many Ways to Give Thanks

Part Three: So Many Ways to Give Thanks


Part Two: A Whole House Full of Thanks

Part Two: A Whole House Full of Thanks


Part One: Two Magic Words

Part One: Two Magic Words


Part Three: The Fairy Ball

Part Three: The Fairy Ball


Part Two: Jack-O-Lanterns

Part Two: Jack-O-Lanterns


Part One: The Thinning of the Veils

Part One: The Thinning of the Veils


Part Three: Looking for Mermaids

Part Three: Looking for Mermaids


Part Two: Stories by the Fire

Part Two: Stories by the Fire


Part One: Family Reunion

Part One: Family Reunion


Part Four: The Great Gift

Part Four: The Great Gift


Part Three: Out in the Elements

Part Three: Out in the Elements


Part Two: The Deermice

Part Two: The Deermice


Part Five: The Train! The Train!

Part Five: The Train! The Train!


Part Four: At Home in the Clouds

Part Four: At Home in the Clouds


Part Two: The Sandwich Fairies

Part Two: The Sandwich Fairies


Part Three: Airport Vacation

Part Three: Airport Vacation


Part Six: Leadership

Part Six: Leadership


Part Seven: Surprises

Part Seven: Surprises


Part Five: Cooperation

Part Five: Cooperation


Part Four: Attitude

Part Four: Attitude


Part Two: Orientation

Part Two: Orientation


Part Three: Attention

Part Three: Attention


Trusting the Forest

Trusting the Forest


Faces

Faces


Lamb's Wool

Lamb's Wool


Playdate

Playdate


Sparkle Car #1: Our First Trip Together

Sparkle Car #1: Our First Trip Together


Part Two: Momma's Story

Part Two: Momma's Story


Daddy's Toe

Daddy's Toe


Mother Earth Art

Mother Earth Art


Daddycation

Daddycation


Part Three: Daddy's Story

Part Three: Daddy's Story


Father's Day

Father's Day


Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward


Part Three: The Fairy Poke

Part Three: The Fairy Poke


Part Two: How to Be a Sheep

Part Two: How to Be a Sheep


Part One: The Spunderful Shop

Part One: The Spunderful Shop


Part Six: Nanni's Story

Part Six: Nanni's Story


Part Five: Poppi's Story

Part Five: Poppi's Story


Part Four: Grandma's Story

Part Four: Grandma's Story


Part One: Family Orchard

Part One: Family Orchard


Star, the Little Goat Kid

Star, the Little Goat Kid


The Snowball Factory

The Snowball Factory


Nature School Apprentice

Nature School Apprentice


A Case of the Giggles

A Case of the Giggles


Green Up!

Green Up!


Poppi's Birthday

Poppi's Birthday


Game of Drought

Game of Drought


Part Ten: Whole World

Part Ten: Whole World


Part Nine: The Rest of the Story

Part Nine: The Rest of the Story


Part Eight: A Quiet Day

Part Eight: A Quiet Day


Part Seven: Why is it Good?

Part Seven: Why is it Good?


Part Six: We Take Care of Each Other

Part Six: We Take Care of Each Other


Part Five: Sun and Rain, Light and Darkness

Part Five: Sun and Rain, Light and Darkness


Part Four: Cleaning the Garden

Part Four: Cleaning the Garden


Part Three: Bulbs and Blossoms

Part Three: Bulbs and Blossoms


Part Two: What is Easter?

Part Two: What is Easter?


Part One: The Other Side of the World

Part One: The Other Side of the World


Month Twelve:  Holding

Month Twelve: Holding


Month Ten: The Feeling of In-Between

Month Ten: The Feeling of In-Between


Month Nine: Trial Run

Month Nine: Trial Run


Month Eight: Sharing the Day

Month Eight: Sharing the Day


Month Seven: A Call to Rest

Month Seven: A Call to Rest


Month Six:  Simplify not Complify

Month Six: Simplify not Complify


Month Five: Service Sneaks

Month Five: Service Sneaks


Month Four: On Five Stages

Month Four: On Five Stages


Month Three: Work Is Fun and Fun Is Work

Month Three: Work Is Fun and Fun Is Work


Month Two: Fun, Food, and Friends

Month Two: Fun, Food, and Friends


What is Underneath

What is Underneath


Bugged by Bugs

Bugged by Bugs


Talking Stick

Talking Stick


A Geometry of Hearts

A Geometry of Hearts


Nature Notes

Nature Notes


Everywhere Explorers

Everywhere Explorers


Living Room Nutcracker

Living Room Nutcracker


Planting the Seeds of Summer Camp

Planting the Seeds of Summer Camp


Short Way, Long Way, Right Way, Wrong Way

Short Way, Long Way, Right Way, Wrong Way


Dia De Los Muertos

Dia De Los Muertos


The Woodshed Theater: Part Two

The Woodshed Theater: Part Two


The Woodshed Theater: Part One

The Woodshed Theater: Part One


Little House Day

Little House Day


Summer Magic

Summer Magic


The Finger-Knit Necklace

The Finger-Knit Necklace


Catching Crayfish

Catching Crayfish


Grandma's House

Grandma's House


Eating Out

Eating Out


Spies and Double Agents

Spies and Double Agents


Part Seven: The Power of Humility

Part Seven: The Power of Humility


A Proper Uniform: A Story for Military Holidays

A Proper Uniform: A Story for Military Holidays


A Proper Uniform: A Story for Military Holidays

A Proper Uniform: A Story for Military Holidays


Part Six: Practice

Part Six: Practice


Salamander Crossing

Salamander Crossing


Tree Keeper

Tree Keeper


Part Three: The Power of Affection

Part Three: The Power of Affection


Part Two: The Power of Illumination

Part Two: The Power of Illumination


Sparkle Car #12: Trains Trains and Trains

Sparkle Car #12: Trains Trains and Trains


Discovery and Delight

Discovery and Delight


The Old Apple Tree and the Lambs Wool Blessing

The Old Apple Tree and the Lambs Wool Blessing


The Kitty

The Kitty


The Birthday Book

The Birthday Book


Holiday Delight

Holiday Delight


A Hat for That

A Hat for That


Day Twelve: Lighting the Way

Day Twelve: Lighting the Way


Day Eleven: Feast of Eleven Sails

Day Eleven: Feast of Eleven Sails


Day Ten: Ten Pair by Twelfthnight

Day Ten: Ten Pair by Twelfthnight


 Day Nine: Blueberry Buccellati

Day Nine: Blueberry Buccellati


Day Eight: Codbells of Tullyport Bay

Day Eight: Codbells of Tullyport Bay


 Day Seven: Childrens Wig Parade

Day Seven: Childrens Wig Parade


 Day Six: The Kings Keys

Day Six: The Kings Keys


Day Five: The Star in the Apple

Day Five: The Star in the Apple


Day Four: Four Legs to a Table

Day Four: Four Legs to a Table


Arctic Explorers

Arctic Explorers


Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever


 Day Two: Toys on the Doorstep

Day Two: Toys on the Doorstep


Day Three: Guiding Star

Day Three: Guiding Star


 Day One: The Christmas Drum

Day One: The Christmas Drum


 Part Three: Silent Night

Part Three: Silent Night


Part One: Christmas Garden

Part One: Christmas Garden


 Chickens

Chickens


Sparkle Car #10: The Magic Path

Sparkle Car #10: The Magic Path


Sparkle Car #3: Adventures Ahead

Sparkle Car #3: Adventures Ahead


Martin and Sylvia - Travel Book Part One: Let's Go!

Martin and Sylvia - Travel Book Part One: Let's Go!


Kings and Queens of the Forest

Kings and Queens of the Forest


All the Pretty Voices

All the Pretty Voices


Sugaring Together

Sugaring Together


Winter Wonder

Winter Wonder


Nature Medicine

Nature Medicine


Grit

Grit


The Game of Zoo

The Game of Zoo


The Chimney Sweep

The Chimney Sweep


Dirt

Dirt


The Tides

The Tides


Spring Fever

Spring Fever


The Dog Park

The Dog Park


Sweetness

Sweetness


The Cranky Show

The Cranky Show


Dreaming the Garden

Dreaming the Garden


Family Dance

Family Dance


Friend Cake

Friend Cake


Sticks

Sticks


No Boo Boo Day

No Boo Boo Day


Stone Soup

Stone Soup


The Chicken Coop

The Chicken Coop


Spring Sillies

Spring Sillies


Westward Ho!

Westward Ho!


Maple Perfect

Maple Perfect


Carrying Your Home

Carrying Your Home


Visiting the New Baby

Visiting the New Baby


The Laundry

The Laundry


Round the World

Round the World


Rainy Day Help

Rainy Day Help


A Better Bird Feeder

A Better Bird Feeder


Treasure Indeed

Treasure Indeed


Art Walk

Art Walk


A Kitchen of Canning

A Kitchen of Canning


Many Hands

Many Hands


Midsummers Eve

Midsummers Eve


The Goose Pond

The Goose Pond


May Day

May Day


 Animal Games

Animal Games


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