Umpy's Toe: And Other Tales
Released! 07/16/2015
Umpy's Toe: And Other Tales
by Mary J. Foster
Paperback

I wrote my first children's story, "Umpy's Toe," in 2001. It was loosely based on the true story of a cat, who always seemed to be in some kind of trouble. The first couple of sentences just popped into my head one day when my daughter, who lived out West at the time told me, as we were talking on the phone, about the latest trouble her cat, Umpy, had gotten into. This time, she had pulled a toenail almost completely off. The last thing I expected was to write a story about it, but words ju... read more