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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

ARC Arrival: The Adventures of Snip in Oregon

The Adventures of Snip in Oregon by Betty Moir, Yumi Vong - Illustrator

Publisher: BookSurge, LLC

I received this book from Bostick Communications and the author. Thank you Mrs. Moir!

About the book: Author Betty Moir in The Adventures of Snip in Oregon recounts the tale of a lovable shaggy dog as he wanders into the hearts of the Moir Family and their daily lives in the peaceful countryside. Ms. Moir paints a colorful portrait of "home life" in the Northwest during the 70's in these first five chapters introducing Snip.


This is the first in a sequel about this lovable black shaggy dog named Snip who is a half malamute and poodle cast away dog. Snip teaches family values and love.

Snip captures your heart as he teaches driving, chases away skunks and raccoons and
engages in daily mischief. Snip loves to visit neighbors and spend time with the nesting duck named Lucky who lives by his owner's front door steps. This children's book offers pictures of family life on a small farm in Oregon showing how a family weaves their lives together with love and mutual respect and work with Snip and the family animals. Snip's adventures seek an audience of young children readers. (from publicity information from Bostick)



About the author: Betty S. Moir was born in Columbus, Kansas, married in Hilo, Hawaii, journeyed to the Philippines for many years, then around the world, and finally settled in Eugene, Oregon with her family. After 15 happy years in the Northwest, Betty and Jim encompassed the Bay area, Honolulu, Guam and the West Pacific with their businesses. She now resides in Honolulu and is a Sensei for Sogetsu while volunteering for the community and the Honolulu Art Academy. Betty continues to reminisce about Snip and the family in Oregon and plans on sharing more adventures. (from the back cover)


About the illustrator: Yumi V. Vong was born in Paris, France, raised on the East Coast and has also journeyed around the world, landing in Honolulu, Hawaii. She met Betty at a local art fair in Waikiki and they have been good friends and book partners ever since. (from the back cover)

The Adventures of Snip in Oregon
Publisher/Publication Date: BookSurge Publishing, December 2008
ISBN: 978-1439220207
42 pages

1 comment:

Sheila Deeth said...

I love dogs, and love Oregon. Thanks for the lovely introduction.

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