| FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
"Old King Stinky Toes"
Eleven year old pens new Children's Book - Highlights Invigorating Hero
Today's Date -- 4.15.05
A Soon to Be Children's Bestseller
(April 15, 2005)- Drumstick Media proudly
announces the first printing of Old King Stinky Toes, whose pungent
portrayal of virtue will soon endear his epic adventures to zealous fans around the world. Written by eleven year old Baxter Owen Graham
. This imaginative tale builds upon the fictional exploits of a worthy king with
stinky toes too much to bear, the witty king and his perplexing stench demonstrate their benevolent service to his subjects.
Readers beware! WARNING: THIS BOOK MAY CAUSE CHILDREN TO SAY STINKY THINGS.
King Stinky Toes is a good and kind king, except for one small but stimulating problem.
His Toes Stink!
He can't elude
It's just the way he is.
His servants make fun of him in spite of his kindheartedness, and the king is very
sad. Poor King Stinky Toes. Destined for insults and mistreatment, how can
Old King Stinky Toes win their respect? The answer lies in the stink itself.
With clever observation the king and his cast of characters will have you and your family grinning from ear to ear.
This memorable tale and the writing of it brought a father
and his son to depths of laughter and imagination. Illustrator James Martin
was Baxter's fourth grade elementary teacher and mentor. Martin's fun and
creative energy is distinctive and inspired. The three have created a new
media company to further their creative gremlins.
Before its first printing, Old King Stinky Toes has brought
momentous local interest and advance sales beyond expectations. Next,
advance copies of Old King Stinky Toes will soon be marketed nationally and internationally. Who knows whose
nose will turn at the smell of Old King Stinky Toes?
Still growing up, Baxter and his father constantly seek inspired outlets for
their creations. Baxter Owen Graham is enjoying sixth grade and is currently
home schooled by his father in Whitefish, Montana. James Martin currently works for Old Goat's, Inc., he is teaching
private art classes and independent illustrator.. Together they have brought
inspiring laughter to a new generation of kids. James Martin recalled, "This
was really fun, Old King Stinky Toes is a great character. As far as him being
stinky, it just comes naturally, his kind natured personality and ghastly bouquet is always nearby. Let's just say,
all the character's crack me up. And that rat, where did he come
from? It's an unforgettable story meant to stay in the minds of children for
Well, Old King Stinky Toes boots are off, and the word is
spreading farther than the stench of his toes ever could. Old King Stinky Toes should become an endearing sensation in more ways than one. Open
your heart, and hold your nose and check out Old King Stinky Toes, toes.
||Children Ages 3-8, 8 x 10, 32 pp
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and film submitted by artists, Drumstick Media mainly originates
unique projects of it's own.
Witty Old King Stinky Toes demonstrates
his benevolent service to his subjects.
|"The following story contains some
and subject matter that may not disturb anyone. It's
about an old stinky king, and he has a quandary. Old King Stinky Toes loves
his subjects, but his toes smell really bad. And when we say "bad", we mean it in the
legendary sense. So bad, in fact, Old King Stinky Toes has inspired a
virtuous children's book
with a humorous title, Old King Stinky Toes. The book, Old
King Stinky Toes, is sure to be an odoriferous hit, and it was
blissfully created by my
son, his fourth grade teacher and me, his proud father.
- Robert H. Graham, 3/08/05
"FORTUNATELY, FUMING FEET of KING FEND OFF DRAGON FROM FLATTENING
VILLAGE! Hey folks, Montana is in love with Old King Stinky Toes!"
- James Martin, Whitefish, MT.
I was very impressed! With both the artwork and the story!!
It’s sure to be a hit with kids and parents everywhere. The valuable
message of acceptance and tolerance is artfully crafted in the “Stinky Toes”
- Gretchen Hahn Writer/Producer
WFTV & WRDQ Television Orlando
Baxter Owen Graham is now a sixth grader and the author of this
delightful children's book (Old King Stinky Toes). Other
titles are in the offing, including Bawks - Is Their a Problem and
The Unfortunate Little Pig.
He is just an eleven year old with the trademark, "Just a Kid Having Fun".
Robert H. Graham is Baxter's father and the founder of Old Goats, Inc., in
Whitefish, Montana. A former Investment Banker and consummate
entrepreneur; Robert has launched several business including Fred's Cycling
and Sporting Outfitters, Mountain Tops Outdoor and Clothing, SCREENDOORS.COM,
Old Goat's Decorative Hardware and recently Drumstick Media.
James R. Martin is an artist and former teacher from Heartland,
Wisconsin, and this is his first children's book. He now resides in Whitefish, Montana
and works with Drumstick Media.
For More Information Contact:
Robert H. Graham
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