In life, John said little about his real life family. I believe those memories were too sacred to him, however he used the essence of them to craft the characters we love. Among his favorite is his Mamma, Tena. To John she was the most beautiful woman in the world. In┬áThe Great Brain he wrote:
Mamma's blond hair was piled high in braids on her head. The sunshine coming through the kitchen window and striking Mamma's... Read More
Hi - I said every once in a while I might add something. ┬áToday I received a fun email I thought you might enjoy.
I hope you can help us. We're working with a producer who is interested in the film rights to the Great Brain series. They're a very large producer but have had trouble tracking down who controls these rights or even who is a good contact person for the estate.... Read More