In this charming tale, The Jester awakes one morning to find laughter missing in his kingdom and he and his helpmate, Pharley, set off on a quest to find it. They ultimately discover that not only can laughter redeem a weary world, it also can provide the best tonic for anyone facing seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Written in captivating rhyme with vibrant, full-color illustrations that bring The Jester & Pharley’s adventures to life.Esteemed Author-Artist Maurice Sendak wrote the Afterword, saying: David was a natural craftsman and storyteller. His passionate picture book is issued out of a passionate heart. David’s Jester soars with life. Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau praises the story as: A sweet fable about a cheerful soul who temporarily loses faith in himself, but ultimately reaffirms his true calling — helping others discover the joy within themselves. Read it and smile. Actress-Comedienne Carol Burnett says: The Jester Has Lost His Jingle is a magical story that captures the healing power of laughter.
Peanuts creator Charles Schulz, said: David’s book gives us a lot to think about. It has certainly done that for me.http://www.thejester.org/
Awards and honors include:
Moms Choice Philanthropic Gold Award; Seal of Excellence Award: Creative Child Magazine; Intergenerational Award: Generations United; Dr. Toy: 100 Best Children s Products & 10 Best Socially Responsible Childrens Products; Caring For Children Recognition of Excellence Award: Toy Industry Association/Toy Industry Foundation; Honor Award: National Assn. Parenting Publications