Galon the Northern Pintail Duck is the story about a duck who lives at a pond with all the animals from the pond, surrounding woods and the local farm. Through the stories Galon interacts with the animals and introduces you to each one of the characters in the book. Tadpole shows Galon his courage and Timmy the turtle teaches Galon to skip stones across the pond. Each animal in the book has his own character and walks through the stories with Galon giving him more insight into the current problem or experience he is tackling. The series of books has Galon traveling through various experiences and shows him, or the characters in the book, tackling modern problems the children of today are facing. The idea is to reach out to the 5 to 10 year olds and help them through the eyes of Galon. Galon the Northern Pintail Duck book has to do with Galon losing his parents before he was hatched and not having a family like the rest of the animals. He has to learn what a family really is. In this book many of the main characters around the pond are introduced to the book series. Each character has their own personality and you soon love the characters through the illustrations and story.
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Pam Egbert found her love for the outdoors through growing up on a farm. She was raised on the west side of Colorado and spent time in the onion and sugar beet fields, with her brother, as their parents worked. Pam remembers hearing the stories of being watched over by an older Indian chief while her parents worked in the fields. At the age of six, the family moved back to her grandparent's farm in west central Ohio. Through high school and college Pam found communications was a talent she excelled at. Majoring in communications at Wright State University, Pam became an on air radio personality and then editor for a local newspaper, where Pam Egbert found her love of writing. This gift continued to shine as Pam Egbert started a promotions and marketing company called ProDuctions. Also, as manager at the local high school Performing Arts Center Pam was able to use all of her skills and gave Pam an understanding of problems that youth of the day were facing. "Galon the Northern Pintail Duck" series came about when a pair of geese came to the Egbert pond to raise a family. The "Galon" book series became a mission to help children with everyday problems. Still living in rural Ohio, Pam continues her writing. Life experiences are continually being added to the notebooks with future books on the horizon.
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Book Description Independent Pub Group, 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 34 pages. 9.30x7.10x0.40 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1682222047