What's Watching Me? and Other Animal Stories

What's Watching Me? and Other Animal Stories

by Copper Iris Books LLC
     
 

Ten short stories that combine fiction with facts about animals.
A dog with a nose for trouble, a cat under attack, two wild burros, a determined bear, a talking bird..these are a few of the amazing animals that live on the pages of “What’s Watching Me? And Other Animal Stories.” Mysteries unfold, dreams form, friendships blossom, secrets come

Overview

Ten short stories that combine fiction with facts about animals.
A dog with a nose for trouble, a cat under attack, two wild burros, a determined bear, a talking bird..these are a few of the amazing animals that live on the pages of “What’s Watching Me? And Other Animal Stories.” Mysteries unfold, dreams form, friendships blossom, secrets come to life, and fantasy flourishes. You meet ordinary kids whose lives are affected in surprising ways by animals that will long linger in your imagination. The magic of fiction merges with fascinating bits of trivia and amazing facts to captivate and inspire the middle grade reader.
This book is the first in the Twixt and Tween Series

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940045564809
Publisher:
Copper Iris Books LLC
Publication date:
10/29/2013
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
167 KB
Age Range:
5 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Copper Iris Books is the collective spirit of two friends who share a passion for literature, literacy, and life in Louisiana. Both Carol Stubbs and Nancy Rust are wives, mothers, grandmothers, sisters, and aunts, as well as avid readers and dedicated writers. Carol and Nancy are both members of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Writers’ Guild of Acadiana, Friends of the Library and Friends of the Humanities. They are also active volunteer teachers and tutors through VITA (Volunteer Instructors Teaching Adults) and do what they can to promote local public education and local schools. Carol is also a member of the Louisiana Crafts Guild and the Lafayette Art Association. She is a potter who works with a group called the Cracked Pot Friends who put on two shows each year, volunteer at festivals and teach workshops for children. Carol has a BA in Journalism from Louisiana State University and a MEd from University of Louisiana in Lafayette. She has been a freelance writer for over 30 years and was an editor of Acadiana LifeStyle for three years. She has been a regular contributor to local publications and tourism guides in Acadiana and for many years edited and edited and wrote copy for a bi-annual Bridal Guide. She has published many features about the fascinating people and places in South Louisiana. Carol lives in Lafayette with her husband, Bill, one dog, Mickey, and two cats Mario and Ruthie. Nancy has a BA in English from Western Kentucky University and MA and Education Specialist degrees from Louisiana State University. She grew up in Kentucky in a family of readers and has always loved literature and books. For twenty-five years, she taught reading and literature to secondary, elementary, and middle school students and to special populations of gifted and English-as-a-Second-Language students in Kentucky, Florida, Louisiana, and Arizona. During that time, she also sponsored yearbook and magazine publications, designed and implemented summer programs, presented at educational seminars and conferences, and wrote grants. Nancy has written several books for her grandchildren and is in the process of completing a middle-grade novel. Her poetry has been published in a national publication and her fiction in the Jubilee Anthology. She lives in Lafayette, Louisiana, with her husband and her dog Truman.

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