FEATURED AUTHOR: Linda Black
Author Linda Black grew up in Curtis, Arkansas as the fourth of twelve children. She received her early education via a one-room schoolhouse and in many ways it was a blessing, as it exposed her to varying levels of education. Linda developed a love of writing early in her young life. At the tender age of 10, she wrote her first song. It was promptly sent off to Nashville to be set to music and even though it was not published, Linda never lost sight of her love for writing. After graduating high school in Chicago, Illinois - Linda relocated to Lansing, Michigan where she found employment with the General Motors corporation. She was a faithful employee for over thirty years. While in Lansing, she chose Lansing Community College as her institution of higher learning. She was recommended for honors writing courses and became a valued member of the poetry club. Linda and her husband Richard are proud to call six children, nine grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren ... family. Together they reside in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas with two of their grandsons. Linda is an avid member of the Village Writer's Club and works as a 911 operator at her local police station. She continues to write and still considers children to be her purest inspiration.
FEATURED BOOK: The Adventures of Boots: The Giant Snowball
Boots is an adventuresome cat who loves playing in the snow. Lots of fresh snow has fallen and Boots wants to make a snowman. When his friends tell him he should wait, he tackles the job alone. Persistence and determination are the only tools that Roscoe, Bucky, and Sunshine have in searching for Boots. But when they find him, how will they be able to free him from the jaws of a giant? They have an idea, but will it work?
A precious tale of friends & fun, and a lesson learned. Leaves you with the uplifting message that true friendship can bring, in a setting filled with the magic of winter snow.