Possum and Python is a story from the rain forest, of birth and love and companionship - of a most unusual (but splendid) kind. You can also find out more about Ian's books at... More > http://iansbestchildrensbooks.googlepages.com and http://www.thegreathallofdreams.com< Less
Beautiful full color version of the classic original volume — a collection of poems about country life in North Carolina. With a somewhat self-deprecating tone, the stories comment on serious... More > and sometimes delicate topics.< Less
When you believe in the impossible, something wonderful can happen.
After reviving the fortunes of her hometown of Possum Dance, Texas -- with the help of a strange creature named Bubba spotted... More > roaming the local Piney Woods -- Riley Dare has it made. She owns her own store selling the weird and wonderful and is something of a town leader. Life is good, if somewhat predictable. And a little boring. Or possibly a lot.
Enter then Bren Reynolds, a former high school nemesis who spent their time in school together looking down his nose at the local hicks and raising cain. He's back in town -- and Riley's blind date for the Bubba Festival. Even worse, he not only doesn't remember her, he thinks she's weird -- and not particularly wonderful.
All, however, is not lost. A near-riot, a Close Encounter with a conspiracty nut, a dancing Tribble, and a few dozen cookies later, the weird proves to be more than a little wonderful.
82,000 words. No graphic sex. 1st 8 chapters in preview.< Less
A Jess Wilson reader, this book collects the majority of the popular Kentucky writer’s oeuvre. It is a must read for those interested in the pioneer families and their offspring of Clay and... More > surrounding counties in Southeast Kentucky. The stories reflect the good humor for which Mr. Wilson has been known for over a half century.< Less
When Unc' Billy Possum learns how easy it is to get into trouble, it takes some doin' to get himself out of his predicament. Master storyteller Thornton Burgess beguiles young readers and nature... More > lovers with another tale about the delightful creatures of the Green Forest and the Green Meadows.< Less