Classroom Times: Charactoons and Rhymes By Dr. Donald R. Stoltz

About the Book

What do you get when you cross a character with a cartoon? You get the fun and beautifully illustrated new children’s book Classroom Times: Charactoons and Rhymes.

The book features 120 clever verses about everyday objects that are found everywhere you look, each illustrated by a unique, colorful “charactoon.” These charming characters are brought to life by Dr. Don, a retired physician, who has written many children’s books as well as books on American illustrators such as Norman Rockwell.

This entertaining book for all ages will educate, amuse and surprise with its stunning content.

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About the Author

Dr. Donald R. Stoltz, 75, of Philadelphia, is a retired family care physician who loves children. He has also penned many magazine articles, a teen novel, several poetry books and a play about his medical practice. Stunningly illustrated by Barbara Thornton, the names of the author’s seven grandchildren illuminate the chapters. He lectures on medicine and art, and believes it’s never too late to enrich your mind. His next children’s book is Don’t Talk to Strangers.


About the Illustrator

Barbara Thornton is a talented caricaturist and portrait artist who entertains at schools, private affairs and functions.