Animals

cvr-front-mouse-150 That Mouse Can Fly • by Kim Holley | What began as the most uneventful summer vacation day turned into an exciting, heart-pounding, fun-filled adventure. How fun would it be to hear stories of world travels from a furry little rodent and see colorful illustrations as well? Listen to the story of That Mouse Can Fly and let your imagination soar…. more

 

Murphie and the MeerkatMurphie and the Meerkat • Murphie always tries to be a good girl and not get into trouble but unfortunately, trouble always seems to find her!!  She didn’t see the harm in sneaking out a warm, fuzzy little baby meerkat from the zoo but she soon discovers just exactly why she shouldn’t have taken it….  more

 

cover-vest-front-150The Traveling Herding Teacher • by Bob Vest as told to Kathleen Freeman Kelly | The Traveling Herding Teacher contains the teachings of Bob Vest, a herding dog trainer in high demand, who traveled endless miles and conducted hundreds of clinics and private lessons annually. Before Bob’s passing in 2009, he traveled to Scotland to have his teachings put together as a collaboration with Kathleen Freeman Kelly. The result is a collection of herding concepts, philosophy, and instruction that represents his years of development and experience as a stockman, herding judge, and herding instructor. …  more

 

Hear my VoiceHear my Voice • An Old World Approach to Herding • by Lynnette Rau Milleville | One of the few herding books available today that focuses on the training and use of sheep dogs working in the traditional European style. This style, often called “tending” to distinguish it from the “gathering” style of Border Collies, Kelpies, Australian Shepherds and other similar breeds, is still found in rural European communities, from France, to Sardinia, to mainland Italy, to Switzerland, and to the countries of the old Soviet bloc. This book, reveals the tending style developed  … more

Australian Shepherds of the Mountain WestAustralian Shepherds of the Mountain West • Preserving the History of this Unique Line of Aussie Herding Dogs! • by Kris Toft | The Mountain West equation was one of the most successful in the history of the Australian Shepherd breed. The combination of Jay Sisler, Fletcher Wood, and other dogs of that general type created the highest levels of intelligence, working ability, protectiveness, and versatility …  more

 

cover-front-teddy-150Teddy, the Ghost Dog of Red Rocks • by Jerilynn Henrikson | Teddy, the William Allen White family’s fox terrier died in 1923. In this mix of history and imagination, the author uses Teddy’s ghost to tell his version of the family history. Family members, neighbors, and state historical society employees have experienced Teddy’s “presence” at Red Rocks to this day …  more

 

cover-vest-front-150How a Boy Earned His Name • by Susan Holland | In the 1400s, a Native American boy growing up in what is now known as the Southwestern United States had to earn his name by accomplishing a notable feat. Historical tradition and petroglyphs are the basis for this exciting tale of a boy on his journey to acquire a name for himself…  more

 

101 Tails of a House Call Veterinarian101 ‘Tails’ of a House Call Veterinarian • If you have ever wondered how veterinarians interact with your pets, follow the travels of a house call practitioner as she visits them in their own environment. In 101 ‘Tails’ of a House Call Veterinarian, see how Dr. K. puts them at ease, so that a cat visits the food dish shortly after being examined, and a dog simply wants more attention. But along the way, Dr. K. finds herself in many funny, precarious, and sad situations.  more

 

Friends Surprise FriendsFriends Surprise Friends • Meet an unlikely mix, a family of friends. Puppy Fish is a different type of animal, half dog half fish, much like a doggie mermaid, with a huge heart full of compassion. A one-eyed patch wearing pony named Captain Danny. Even with his vision disability his desire to help others with his kindness abounds. A side walking Cranky Crabby Crab, with a mood disorder, is always wants to go play. Despite his crankiness and whining, his friends show patience and kindness …  more

 

It's Hard to Hug a CowIt’s Hard to Hug a Cow • About a Registered Red Angus cow that is not just seen through the eyes of a human as a milk producing, profit making animal but as a friend. It’s Hard to Hug a Cow starts out with realistic pencil drawings going to cartoon drawings with comedic intent during the anticipated act of hugging this adorable critter. This is a fun book for those who love farm animals not to mention the Registered Red Angus raisers…  more

 

Seven to OneSeven to One: My Life Measured in Dog Yeard (A Joyful Memoir) • by Jerilynn Jones Henrikson | Tradition has it that one year of a dog’s life is equal to seven years of human life. The lifespan of the average dog is about twelve years. It follows that in eighty-four years a person could sequentially share life with seven dogs. My goal here is to “tell my life” in dog years, to measure phases of my existence by the lives of the dogs that have shared it… more

 

Maggie Mae's Hare-Brained DayMaggie Mae’s Hare-Brained Day • by Deb Jackson | You wouldn’t believe how hard a jack rabbit can kick! Maggie Mae finds out the hard way. She chases that trespassing hare into his rabbit hole and gets thumped on the head, just for doing her job! Now with a sore nose and throbbing brain, she heads home through the pasture to her sister, Holly, for help. When they put their heads together they come up with a surprising lesson! Two wrongs, don’t make a right!… more