A Review By Dave Gerry, Broadcaster, Global TV, Toronto (January, 2014) “It’s called the ‘dead of winter‘, but there is so much reverberating life amid the snow and the cold in this third book of Canadian author Ken Budd’s childhood recollections. Here are the touchstones of hitting your soon-to-be adolescent stride in the 1950’s, when […]
Review by Jayne Foster, North Battleford News Optimist (January, 2014) “…A timeless story of growing up in an era when a child’s life was very different from today…” Click on article image for full-sized review.
A Review By Dave Gerry, Broadcaster, Global TV, Toronto (December, 2012) “I am certainly not the first baby boomer to wistfully pine for those kinder, gentler, less technology-reliant times of a bygone youth. The second instalment of Ken Budd’s childhood adventure series, FallGently, does an admirable job of transporting a rapidly greying reader back to […]
We all know Dave Gerry loves biographies. But, who knew he had a soft spot for fictional memoirs, too? During a late December edition of CTV British Columbia’s “The Last Word with Mike McCardell and Dave Gerry,” just before presenting the host of famous biographies that Dave has consumed over the years, he holds up […]
Just in time for winter, The Adventures of Buddy Williams, Book 3: WinterFree is now available in print and eBook format from Chapters / Indigo and Kobo. Readers can read WinterFree in their laps, on their desks, or on a Kobo Vox, computer, tablet, or smart phone. Give this book to someone you love now […]
As part of a fundraising series that includes visits from local authors, Ken Budd will be visiting the Oceanside hospice in Qualicum Beach to read, share and offer advice about writing. Parksville radio caught up with the author of The Adventures of Buddy Williams series before the big day. Listen to the full broadcast by […]
These days schools don’t have to break the bank to have an author visit the school. Ken Budd dials in via Skype to a Grade 8 classroom in Kitscoty, Alberta who are currently studying The Adventures of Buddy Williams, Book III: SummerWild.
Medicine Hat, the fourth stop on The Adventures of Buddy Williams book tour, was just what the doctor ordered. All eyes were on the cover of Book II: FallGently as many passers-by stopped to remark on how it reminded them of their own experiences out on the fall prairie. A warm thank you to the […]