writer: Francis B. McAllister

The Tooth Fairy Legend (Illustrated)

December 1, 2007

Dove Approved for All Ages

This story gives us the origins of the Tooth Fairy, and it is vividly written by Dr. Mac. There are some wonderful moments in the book. We learn exactly how the Tooth Fairy became the Tooth Fairy, and began collecting children's milk teeth and leaving coins in exchange for them. We want to note [...]

Bumpkin (Book)

May 31, 2007

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a delightful short story! I could easily see this being published as a children's book with illustrations and even made into an animated children's TV show or short film. The idea is simple and yet strikingly original. The story works because of its simplicity and because it is a situation [...]

Snowflake – Manuscript

Dove Approved for All Ages

Francis B. McAllister's sons, Daniel F. McAllister and Stephen F. McAllister, bring their father's legacy to us in the form of a manuscript, titled "Snowflake." The synopsis of the story reveals an amusing and imaginatively told story which will delight children and some adults too. A change takes [...]