Follow Smokey the cat as he wins the hearts of people who live beside a scenic, ever-changing river. Strong and loving, Smokey faces a record-breaking snowstorm and his survival depends upon the force of his personality and the generosity of the people he chooses to love.
This picturebook and art book contains fifteen bright, colorful and varied watercolor illustrations on high-quality, glossy paper. The book can be used as a tradtional children's book or it can be used to motivate children to write and illustrate their own animal stories. The book encourages readers to be kind to animals and creative in writing and art. This is a book readers of all ages will want to keep.
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Follow Smokey the cat as he wins the hearts of people who live beside a scenic, ever-changing river. Strong and loving, Smokey survives abandonment and a record-breaking snowstorm through the force of his personality and the generosity of the people he chooses to love.
Children who own animals are fortunate. Animals teach responsibility and bring out nobility of character. Perhaps this book will inspire children of all ages to be kind to our animal friends.
Parents and teachers who work with children must be ever mindful not to squelch the artist that resides in every child. A major purpose of this book is to motivate children to read, to observe, and to express their own unique views through writing and art.About the Author:
Jan lives beside the Cape Fear River in North Carolina with her husband Jim. A former teacher in five states, Jan holds a B.A. degree from the University of South Carolina, a master's degree in education from the University of Pittsburgh, and a J.D. degree from Campbell University School of Law.
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Book Description RiverCreek Books, Inc., 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0974517100