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About Me

Come visit us on PurpleUmpkin. Come have fun with words. Lots of fun. Here it is great to dream. Then dream some more. A theme here is that it wonderful to be different than your brother, sister, and friends. Come to meet the Murples and myself as we teach kindness, tolerance, love and understanding.

I was born and raised in a small town that was full of farms, apple orchards, and wonderful people. At night I would look at the stars, and sky and imagine what was out there. I have always loved looking at the stars. I wanted to explore and dream and write about that in a book. I remember my imagination as a child and wanted to share that with other children.

Finally I was able to do just that. It is in part my love and admiration for children. I wanted children to dream as they grow. I hope you read this and understand. Hope to all and enjoy your trip. Please write me and let me know how your trip was. For now you enjoy. Best always.



Michael J. McCann


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    Great book

    Purple umpkin is great book

    David

    Charlotte, NC

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    David

    Charlotte, NC

    Purple umpkin is great book

    The Purpleumpkin, with its cute story and colorful images

    “On behalf of Marlo Thomas and the Thomas family, I want to thank you for sending your book, the Purpleumpkin,…

    -- - David McKey, COO, Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital

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    -- - David McKey, COO, Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital

    “On behalf of Marlo Thomas and the Thomas family, I want to thank you for sending your book, the Purpleumpkin, with its cute story and colorful images. We will add it to our St. Jude library so that our families and children can enjoy it as they go through their treatment here.”

    “Dr. Alvin Pousaint would like to thank you for your wonderful book. Good luck and keep writing.”

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    - - Barbara Sweeney, assistant to Dr. Alvin Pousaint

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    - - Barbara Sweeney, assistant to Dr. Alvin Pousaint

    “Dr. Alvin Pousaint would like to thank you for your wonderful book. Good luck and keep writing.”

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    “Martha appreciates you sharing this wonderful story and wishes you the best of luck with “charming” all the children.”

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    -- - Suzie Wall, Assistant to Martha Stewart.

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