Based on a heartwarming true story, in which Odin, named after a revered Norse god, lived up to his namesake during the Tubbs fire 2017 in Northern California.
Excellent choice for animal lovers - especially fans of dogs and goats.
Portrays positive character traits of compassion and persistence, and can help evoke feelings of empathy.
Because the topic of wildfires is perennial and not geographically limited, the book will resonate outside its setting. There are an average of 75,000 wildfires annually in the continental US with an average burn of 100 acres.
Author is a children's librarian and professional writer.
Author visited Odin's owner to more fully visualize the location, and also to get the story in detail, in person.
Author's credits include many magazines, websites and several nonfiction books.
Author writes a monthly kids' book feature for the Red Tricycle and blogs about children's books at emmaskidsbooks.wordpress.com
Her first book, Journey, based on the true story of OR7, the most famous wolf in the west, tells the remarkable story of OR7, the Oregon wolf who famously traveled to California in 2011. Emma received the Cook Prize for the book as well as the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award (SONWA).
Includes in-depth author note, additional information on Great Pyrenees dogs, and book guide will be available.
Easy for stores to pair with Great Pyrenees merchandise and plush toys.