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I'm a freelance writer and the creator/writer/editor of Smarty Pants Magazine for Kids; a nonfiction publication for children of all ages.

What’s That Noise? It’s the Pileated Woodpecker

Rat-tat-tat, rat-tat-tat… What’s that noise coming from the woods? It might just be the tree-tapping-rat-tat-tat of the Pileated Woodpecker (pronounced ”PIL-ee-ay-ted”). This loud hammering can resemble the sound of someone […]