Local children’s author, student illustrator bring clumsy character to life
by Melody Wright, Sept 13, 2018 | Photo by Will Crooks
Philbert LaRue’s journey begins with a hole in his shoe but by the last page ends with a valuable lesson. The clumsy 65-year-old man is trapped in a comedy of errors.
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"Philbert LaRue had a Hole in his Shoe"
Philbert LaRue had a hole in his shoe
and he said to himself,
“I know just what to do.
I’ll ignore it, I will, that old hole in my shoe.
I’ll pretend it’s not there!
I’ll pretend my shoe’s new!”
About Matt Pelicano
Matt Pelicano was born and raised in Upstate New York.
He has written poetry, songs, and children’s stories since he can remember.
He lives in Greenville, SC with his family of people, cats and one dog.
About Ashley Spikings
Ashley is a high school student in Greenville, SC.
She enjoys using multiple mediums in her artwork, her favorites being markers and digital painting.
She's excited to help bring Philbert to life!