A visually-stimulating story with frogs, elephants, penguins, dogs, ladybugs, roadrunners, bears, turtles, rolipolies, alligators, whales, monkeys, fish, birds, aliens, inchworms, lobsters.....and the list goes on! Squirbly is a young frog who frequently dreams when he goes to sleep at night. This story explores the wonder and joy of Squirbly's dreams. The aim of this book is to encourage children to look forward to positive dream adventures as they fall asleep.
Mike has lived in California and Pennsylvania. He currently resides in Arizona. Mike received his BFA in drawing from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. He received his MFA in painting from Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California. Mike is known primarily for his fine art paintings and drawings. They may be seen on his website, http: //www.mikeriderart.com and his Facebook page, https: //www.facebook.com/MikeRiderArt. Mike was a character cleanup animation artist at Fox Animation Studios and a key clean up animation artist at Anvil Studios in Phoenix, Arizona. Mike's online IMDB listings may be found under Mike Rider, Michael Rider, and Mike Ryder. In 2014 Mike began writing and illustrating children's books. His books are available for purchase online: Squirbly Dreams, Squirbly Dreams Coloring and Activity Book, Reves de Squirbly" - in French and English, and Otis the Jumping Hairy Eyeball. The stories are expressed in a cartooning-style. Mike is currently writing and illustrating more children's books when he's not painting, drawing, or providing instruction."