margie palatini

Childrens book author and illustrator

My Inspiration

Three Silly Billies Inspiration Equation

Jamie loved watching Marx Brothers’ movies. He loved them so much, one Halloween he was Groucho! He did a pretty good job too. (His silly parents joined in the fun.)

A scene that always gave him giggles was the ‘stateroom’ in A NIGHT AT THE OPERA.

When one summer day, I saw Jamie and his cousin Michael in their little kiddie pool – and my sister joining them, well … it got the brain beach ball rolling. (Who else could take a dip?)

Throw the sound of Ross Perot’s voice into the ‘pool’ for the troll and well … see for yourself how I add, subtract, divide and multiply: