Linda Harkey Storytime and Book Signing on April 13
Please join us in welcoming back author Linda Harkey to our store! She will host a special storytime and sign copies of her new book, The Remarkable Story of Willie the Crow: A Hickory Doc's Tale, on Saturday, April 13 beginning at 11:00 am.
The pack at the Lazy Dog Hacienda in Oklahoma includes five dogs: Doc, the oldest and wisest; Zeke, his annoying younger brother; Patch, Doc’s daughter; Rush, Doc’s son; and Newt, a black Lab who is part of the family.
One day, when Doc and Patch are napping on the porch, a young black crow swoops down and lands on Patch’s head. This is how the dogs meet Willie, a crow with bad eyesight who becomes the particular friend of Patch. Although the other dogs don’t like Willie very much, Doc knows Patch can learn a lot about birds by playing with the crow. Then one day, Patch accidentally falls into the swimming pool and isn’t able to get out. Doc and Zeke can’t swim, so Willie is sent to find Newt to rescue Patch. The Remarkable Story of Willie the Crow: A Hickory Doc's Tale shares how a pack of hunting dogs and an extraordinary crow become friends and learn from one another.
Linda Harkey is a former teacher and an enthusiastic hunting dog owner. She is the author of multiple children’s books. She has been involved as a docent at local museums with the writing of curricula for children’s programs. She is also the author of a magazine article for the American Kennel Club Gazette titled A Team Effort. She has two children, three grandchildren, dogs, and lives with her husband in New Mexico.