This book is fully illustrated with preview images for each chapter. The cover art was provided by Matthew Nixon: http://matthewnixon.deviantart.com
Young Timber is a grey wolf born into the largest pack in North America. Growing up as son to the great alpha, Zeus, he has the respect of the entire pack. However, after he causes a much needed hunt to fail, Zeus convinces him to find a pack of his own. Facing mountain lions, rival wolf packs, humans, and a bullying coyote, Timber treks out across an unforgiving wilderness in search of the companionship and protection of a pack of his own. Find out what happens when his journey leads him into forbidden territory and humans come hunting for wolves!
The Nature's Guardians series is a collection of novels told from the perspective of animals. From childhood to adulthood, follow along on their struggles for life in a harsh and competitive world. This series highlights the real-life struggles that wildlife face as humans further encroach on their habitats. By seeing nature through the eyes of animals, may we all have a better understanding of what it means to be born wild and free.
The end of each book has a section dedicated to conservation efforts and information on where and how you can help.
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Reviewed by Dinorah Blackman for Readers' Favorite Timber’s Gambit by Alisha Kent is an exciting book about the adventures of a wolf, from the animal’s perspective. The story upholds the value of family closeness, the importance of teamwork, and the significance of standing up for one's beliefs and defending one's friends. Timber, the wolf, learns many valuable lessons from both friends and foes as he grows up and establishes his position within the pack. The story brilliantly describes the difficulties Timber has to face as he matures. It also highlights how he overcomes many obstacles and valiantly accepts the consequences of his unwise decisions. When the time comes for Timber to leave the pack, his father takes him aside and gives him some valuable advice and tells him how proud he is of him. Timber launches out on his own and embarks on quite an exciting journey that changes his life and his perspective forever. In the end, he comes full circle and finally finds what he had always been searching for. Alisha Kent is a brilliant writer. Timber’s Gambit is well-written and easy to understand. The plot is appealing to children of all ages, as well as teenagers, because it balances adventure and suspense expertly. As the wolves interact with each other, with other animals, and with humans, Alisha Kent creates a believable dialogue. Her descriptions of the characters in the story are quite accurate and on point. Timber's Gambit clearly portrays the difficulties that one might encounter in relationships and how painful the separation from loved ones can be. The importance of family and friends and the need to do whatever is necessary for self-preservation are highlighted throughout the plot.