Thomas Sebastian Fiske Four on the Floor

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Four on the Floor

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“Two Arms and Three Elbows ”, “The Day the Python Pooped ”and many other favorite stories for teen-age kids and their parents lie in wait for readers. Following, maybe stumbling, in the footsteps of James Thurber, Robert Fulghum, and William Bennett, the author tells stories about raising kids and being raised, about strange science and even stranger istory. Written to be edifying, the stories are true, they have points (sometimes morals), and they entertain. They are perfect for the school teacher who has a few minutes to spend between lessons or until the bell rings, and wants a story for his or her students.

These are stories about envy, gun safety, the terrors of parenthood, racism, the pledge to our Flag, uses of magnetism, and digging up a privy. What more could a person ask for?

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Thomas S.Fiske grew up in Louisville, Kentucky and received a bachelor ’s degree in business from Western Reserve University. He received an MBA from Case Western Reserve University in 1968.

Retired from many years in manufacturing industry (ending as vice president of the Bobrick Corporation), Tom tackled a new career as substitute teacher of math and science in middle and high schools. Imparting knowledge to young people turned out to be sometimes a grinding process, so he “greased the wheels ”by telling them stories before he began lessons. A collection of some of the stories appears in Four on the Floor. With hobbies in genealogy, history, several areas of science and with a long career as a parent and grandparent, he ad much experience to draw on. He is currently a contributing editor to Heritage Quest magazine, and lives with is wife, Evie (a teacher), in Arcadia, California.

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