Illustration by Brittany Tortorella, daughter of Christine Tortorella, for their new book Rusty & Stubby. The mother-daughter team collaborated to write & illustrate this true story.



“Come gather around –    I have a story for you!  It’s my favorite kind of story –  it’s absolutely true!

Illustration by Brittany Tortorella, author Christine Tortorella’s daughter, for their new book Stubby & Rusty.

Join Christine and her daughter, Brittany Tortorella, as they wade through the publishing process on their new children’s book about a pelican named Stubby.

“See how good thing can happen from the  good things we do?”

Visit again soon to see how the Tortorella women turn their family story into a book!