Deputy Dorkface

Deputy Dorkface: A Delightful Children's Series

With Deputy Dorkface on the case, kids’ antics turn into hilarious adventure. Fast-paced, action-packed, funny, with subtle life lessons … these are books families will love.

Fun, educational, entertaining and interactive school assemblies!

Sugaropolis is sweet again!

Posted on Nov 16, 2014

The Royal Dragonfly book awards, out of Arizona, announced their list of 2014 award winning books. We’re proud that they have recognized Sugaropolis as the 1st place winner in the picture book category. We offer a heartfelt thanks and a … Continue reading

Trutherton Wins The Gold!

Posted on Oct 16, 2014

“How Trutherton Got Its Honesty Back” received the Gold award as the top book of the year from the Children’s Literary Classics:  “2014 was a record year for entries in the Literary Classics International Book Awards.  With entrants from the … Continue reading

Fun, musical lesson idea w/reading comprehension & retention benefits

Posted on Sep 11, 2014

During a professional development training session, Clark County music teacher Tim Wiegand demonstrates a music lesson where the students read the book (Sugaropolis), learn a song he composed, then create frozen statues in a group to represent parts of the … Continue reading

Sugaropolis awarded “Book of the Year!”

Posted on Sep 01, 2014

We were very excited to have been informed that the 2014 Creative Child Magazine Awards Program, consisting of moms and educators, has awarded Deputy Dorkface; How Sugaropolis Got Dessert Back , 2014 BOOK OF THE YEAR Yummmmeeeeeeeee!

WGN Chicago Morning News

Posted on Aug 14, 2014

Larry Potash, long time award winning anchor on WGN’s morning news, offers his daughter’s “seal of approval” for Deputy Dorkface.

Deputy Dorkface goes to the “E.R.”

Posted on Jun 28, 2014

June 28,2014…On the floor of the American Library Association’s annual conference, a few minutes with Eriq La Salle, one of the stars of the NBC drama (E.R.) which lasted 15 years on Thursday nights. Mr. La Salle’s books possess a … Continue reading

Picture Book of the Year!

Posted on Jun 11, 2014

Dianna Fuchs, Executive Director of Children’s Literary Classics, presents Kevin Janison with the Gold Award, honoring “How Mannerland Got Its Manners Back” as their 2013 picture book of the year. The event took place during the Printers Row Lit Fest … Continue reading

Warm Hospitality Greets the Deputy in Charlotte!

Posted on Mar 13, 2014

Deputy Dorkface and Kevin Janison visited schools in Charlotte, NC from March 10-12 and received some true southern hospitality! The energy and enthusiasm was infectious. The students had become quite familiar with the author and books, and the presentations were … Continue reading

Trutherton Awarded Seal of Approval

Posted on Mar 02, 2014

“I’ve been absolutely blown away by the reaction to our latest Deputy Dorkface book,” said author Kevin Janison. “We’ve been touring schools the last couple of weeks, and the response has been so flattering!” Children’s Literary Classics submitted this review: … Continue reading

Deputies Take Over Bakersfield!

Posted on Feb 04, 2014

Bakersfield students’ have been deputized by the hundreds! Rosedale North Elementary School’s law enforcement has runneth over… and there’s cake too! Thanks for the warmth and hospitality from all of the schools who made the presentations so much fun for … Continue reading