“The Adventures of Pook and Boogee: The Boys Meet Mr. Jones” is a story of two boys-one a precocious inventor and the other his lovable brother—who go back in time to meet the African American inventor Frederick McKinley Jones. Mr. Jones is best known for his portable refrigeration system;
About the Author
His first foray into children's literature included classics like The Frog Who Cannot Jump and The Untidy Teacher.
Both earned him high marks from his first and second grade teachers. Art has always been important to Eric. From an early age, he displayed his works on his parent's refrigerator door; some are now on display on the "family art gallery" wall in the game room. Eric began painting in his teen years and still finds joy in putting a brush to paper. A self-professed nerd, he spends time playing Dungeons and Dragons and board games with his family. He has also had quite an interesting athletic career: to our knowledge, he still holds the Grimmer Middle School record for the 200-meter dash.