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Kindle Edition eBooks Details
  • 12/2017
  • 1635689430 B07BDPCCXR
  • 42 pages
  • $9.99
Paperback Details
  • 12/2017
  • 978-1635689433 B07BDPCCXR
  • 42 pages
  • $12.95
The Ballad of Uncle Morgan
Fasten your life jacket! Looking for adventure, Jesse, Annie, and their dogs, Zena & Joey take their boat up the beautiful Muskegon river. Suddenly, the boat bumps an underwater log. The dogs are launched from the boat into deep water. Frightened, they swim to shore, where they spook sleeping deer. Frantically, Zena and Joey chase after the deer, deep into the forest. Jesse and Annie are distraught. Lots of wild animals live in the forest. How will they find Zena and Joey before something terrible happens to them? Out of the blue, an idea pops into Jesse's head. He remembers an old family story of Dad's floppy-eared hound dog, Uncle Morgan. Uncle Morgan had a very special way of communicating. Jesse began to feel hopeful. Find out how the story of Uncle Morgan, the floppy-eared hound dog, helps to bring an unexpected and joyful ending.
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My 5 year old son was engrossed in the story and loved howling like a dog!

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Cute story! My daughter loves it

News
03/25/2019
Lost Muskegon Dog inspires Children’s Adventure Book

Zena, a year-old min-pin, was an adventurous dog Debra S. Carlisle Smith brought home just after her husband Dixon had a stem-cell transplant.They loved adventurous walks near the Muskegon river and decided to take Zena with them. Unexpectedly, Zena ran ahead, spooked sleeping deer and followed them deep into the woods.

“The thought of never seeing Zena again was so emotionally distressing.”, says Deb. “That traumatic event inspired me to write an adventure, “The Ballad of Uncle Morgan””.

Debra S. Carlisle Smith is a field trip queen who loves to write funny stories. Deb belonged to the White Lake, Michigan Toastmasters Club for eight years. She discovered she loved writing about true experiences and weaving them into humorous stories. In 2000, she was awarded “Toastmaster of the Year”. Deb lives in West Michigan with husband, Dixon and dogs, Zena & Joey. She enjoys playing the piano, spoiling her dogs and reading a good book. Deb works part time as a transportation coordinator.

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Formats
Kindle Edition eBooks Details
  • 12/2017
  • 1635689430 B07BDPCCXR
  • 42 pages
  • $9.99
Paperback Details
  • 12/2017
  • 978-1635689433 B07BDPCCXR
  • 42 pages
  • $12.95

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