• By Topher Goggin

    Illustrated by Rick Cunningham

  • The funny fairy tale book you never knew you needed

    Not Your Mother's Goose is a series of totally irreverent, mega-sarcastic fairy tale recaps for grown-ups, along with hilarious fake news stories and headlines ranging from Old McDonald bombing on Wheel of Fortune after only buying vowels to Pinocchio succumbing to a long battle with Dutch Elm Disease. Add in Rick Cunningham's gut-busting illustrations and you've got a laugh fest you could give as a gift, but that you'll probably just want to keep for yourself. ORDER NOW IN PRINT OR FOR AMAZON KINDLE, INCLUDING KINDLE UNLIMITED

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    Want to listen instead? Get the audiobook edition of Not Your Mother's Goose, read by Earphones and Audie Award-winning narrator Eric Martin (Bad Reception, Hoot Gibson: Vegas Cowboy). Get it now from Audible!

  • Adult Coloring Book!

    Grab your markers and laugh your stress away whle you color in almost 30 hilarious cartoons drawn by Rick Cunningham, including exclusive material not in the main book!

  • “I love Not Your Mother's Goose. I’ve read it at least a hundred times. Of course, I am locked in a tower with nothing to do . . .” Rapunzel

    “Not too long. Not too short. This book is just right.” Goldilocks

    “It’s great. Honest. No, seriously.” Pinocchio

    “Loved it! The pages tasted great!” The Big Bad Wolf​

    “Who the hell are you to call me a bozo? I suppose you have never traded your last cow for some “magic” beans. You’ll be hearing from my lawyers.”

    Jack Spencer

    “If you’re looking for a book that combines the raw emotion of the Hunger Games, the fantasy of Harry Potter, and the suspense of a John Grisham thriller, this is probably not that book.” Horace Q. Dufongle, Publisher’s Monthly

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    Just like the grocery store, we've got free samples! Today only!

    Check out the Three Little Pigs, a Rick Cunningham cartoon, plus some Fairy Tale Headlines and News!

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  • About Us

    Topher Goggin

    Author

    Having passed second grade (on the very first try), Topher Goggin is highly qualified to write a fairy tale book like Not Your Mother's Goose. He now works as a small town lawyer in Central Michigan, and announces football and basketball. More info.

    Rick Cunningham

    Illustrator

    Owner of Cunningham's, an award-winning design/illustration studio specializing in marketing support systems, Rick has been seriously devoting more time to fun projects (like Not Your Mother's Goose). Check him out at rickcunningham.com.

    Eric Martin

    Narrator

    Eric Martin is the Earphones and Audie Award winning narrator of nearly 200 audiobooks, including Pulitzer Prize winners and #1 NY Times Bestsellers. He has performed works for The New Yorker and The Atlantic by Michael Chabon, Kurt Vonnegut, and David Foster Wallace. Eric is also the co-creator and writer of original audio series like Bad Reception and Hoot Gibson: Vegas Cowboy, and produced and narrated the full-cast production of the NY Times Monthly Bestseller Stinker Lets Loose! He recently directed and co-starred in the narration of Heads Will Roll, alongside the likes of Kate McKinnon, Tim Gunn, Peter Dinklage, and some lady named Meryl Streep. www.ericjasonmartin.com

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