The Adventures of Little Skippy
Sonnie White, author
This children's book presents the story of a mule deer fawn. It opens with a terrible winter storm which has his mother concerned for Skippy's wellbeing. Beginning in the winter of his birth, his attentive mother protects him from the strong cold winds and the heavy falling snow. Because of his birth late in the season and small size she worries about his ability to survive. The story continues as Skippy explores his forest home through spring, summer, and autumn as he meets other creatures who also live there. He learns of the special gifts other forest animals use to thrive differently from himself. This book contains photograph of mountain animals. At the end of the book are a few "Fun Facts" about interesting information of a few of these mountain creatures.