April  bullard: author, illustrator, storyteller, musician


April resides with her husband on their houseboat, Great Ambition, in Multnomah Channel, near Scappoose, OR. She admits to 60 years of age,  over 40 years of marriage, mother of 3, grandmother of 4, navy veteran, current member of DAR, former member of the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century and the SCA, and a fondness for chocolate. She combines history, genealogy, nursery rhymes, and folklore, while taking inspiration from the river.

Would love to meet YOU! Available for readings, workshops, book signings, and other events, with my books at discount prices.

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Latest Release May 2020

One boy’s summer adventure with a secret message

and coded extras on every page!

This Color-Your-Own-Storybook is

“Read Aloud” fun for the whole family!

Mal Idee’ is playing at

Sigler Cove Annual Summer BBQ

August 2021

Check Event link for details!