Friday, June 17, 2011

Nubs- The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle - Authors

Welcome back to the Author's Arena. On Monday, I introduced you to the story about the Iraqi war-dog named, Nubs. On Wednesday, we had some Activity Adventures. Today, I will introduce you to the fine Noble-people who put this book together. Enjoy! 




BRIAN DENNIS is a major in the Marines who now lives in San Diego, California with Nubs. He found Nubs while on duty in Iraq, and after the two became friends, Major Dennis worked it out so Nubs could come live with him in California. Learn more about them in the picture book: Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle.

Here is part of an interview with Nubs and Major Dennis on the Today Show.





KIRBY LARSON  is the acclaimed author of the 2007 Newbery Honor book Hattie Big Sky. Her most recent title is Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival, co-written with Mary Nethery. Kirby lives in Kenmore, Washington. Click on her name to check out her website.



MARY NETHERY is a New York Times bestselling author of many picture books, including Hannah and Jack, Mary Veronica's Egg, and Orange Cat Goes to Market. Mary lives in Eureka, California. She and Larson have worked together to work on several books. You can also click the link on her name to visit her site. Look under the Kid's tab for printable coloring pages from her books.



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I hope you've enjoyed the book Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle and all the fun activities adventures. Please feel free to leave comments and let me know your thoughts on the book and the activities.  I'd love to hear some of discussion thoughts and writing prompts, or share pictures of the pancakes you made.

Happy Reading.
Queen Jackie

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