Be sure to pick up copies of "You want us to do what Mr. Chockablock?" "Monkey Bars" and "Blitzen for your children on your next visit to our farm.  Susan's husband, Charles, wrote the books to teach children how to get really smart in school,  how to handle students who are mean or act like a bully to them, and how chess can help your child be engaged, a problem solver, think at a higher level, learn from others and to think globally.   The characters in both books are alpacas from our farm.  In the back of each book Charles has pictures of the alpaca characters in real-life.  All three books are also available at