Author Archives: carrenstrock

Potatoes With Appeal; 105 Mouth-Watering Recipes

Years ago I passed a farm stand and this sign “50 pounds of potatoes $3.00″ caught my eye. Not able to resist a bargain, I stopped. The stand was closing so the farmer threw in two extra bags and I … Continue reading

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Essay Searching for a Heritage

This is the website where you can find my latest essay, “Searching for a Heritage”. I hope you enjoy it. It is in the May 26, 2017 edition of MothersAlwaysWrite. http://mothersalwayswrite.com/?s=carren+strock

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“Searching for a Heritage”

Exciting news. One of my essays, “Searching for a Heritage” will be featured on Friday, May 26, 2017 in MAW (Mothers Always Write). http://www.mothersalwayswrite.com

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News 12 interview

I was interviewed by News 12 Brooklyn on May 14, 2017 for my latest book, Grandpa and Me and the Park in the City and wanted to share the video with you. You can find it at this link on … Continue reading

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Grandpa and Me and the Park in the City

When I wrote my rhyming picture book, “Grandpa and Me and the Park in the City,” I based it on Kolbert Park, the park down the street from where I live. There was a ground breaking ceremony this afternoon because … Continue reading

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First review for Grandpa and Me and the Park in the City

“Grandpa and Me and the Park in the City,” written and illustrated by Carren Strock, celebrates the bond between a child and his grandfather and the rewards that effort and persistence can bring. Braden is a seven-year-old who spends time … Continue reading

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How time flies

Grandpa and Me and the Park in the City, my first rhyming picture book for children just came out. It had me, once again, stepping out of my comfort zone as I wrote and illustrated  it. This project began fifteen years … Continue reading

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