Individual Author Record
Name: Craig PiercePen Name: None Genre: Fiction Audience: Children; Born:
-- Website -- http://www.americandogtales.com
-- Craig Pierce on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=craig+pierce
E-Mail: -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Illinois ConnectionPierce attended school in Mt. Carroll, IL and currently lives in Genoa, IL.
Biographical and Professional InformationPierce has written four books in the American Dog series -- tales of working and rescued dogs for children 5-10 years old. Along with his gentle rescued racer (Honey), Craig travels to schools, libraries, bookstores and other gatherings to conduct programs for young learners and families.
Awards''A Greyhound's Tale'' and ''A Labrador's Tale'' were selected as
Top 10 Pet Books for Kidsin a nationally syndicated Tribune Media Services column. ''A Labrador's Tale 2'' was named a 2007 Best Children's Book Finalist by the Dog Writers Association of America.
Speaking EngagementsSpeaking Engagement Availability (Yes) The family program is ''Shake Paws with a Writer and the World’s Fastest Dog''. The audience will *Discover incredible insights about greyhounds -- what separates them as the world’s fastest, oldest and perhaps laziest breed; *Learn how the writer and illustrator collaborate to create the American Dog books; *Meet a friendly, gentle retired racing dog; *Hear an engaging reading of "A Greyhound’s Tale Running for Glory, Walking for Home" and; *Join an interactive Q&A session. On the surface, the program is about dogs and children's books. But it's underpinned with subtle messages about character, respect, responsibility, perseverance and the value of genuine role models.
Selected Titles At Your Library
A greyhound's tale :
ISBN: 0976256428. OCLC Number: 71203599 Ideate Prairie,. . Racing champion Gator embarks on a quest to become a family pet.
A Labrador's tale 2 :
ISBN: 0976256444. OCLC Number: 83275477 Ideate Prairie,. . Roy sends his guide dog Specs on a vacation where he meets Clementine, another working dog. Sequel to A Labrador's tale.
A Labrador's tale :
ISBN: 0976256436. OCLC Number: 71299081 Ideate Prairie,. . The day begins with a simple walk between Roy Cook and his guide dog, Specs, and ends with an act of true heroism.
Sit, stay, work, play :
ISBN: 0976256452. OCLC Number: 185032158 Ideate Prairie,. . Get to know more than 30 new friends who sniff, snort and wag their tails from morning dawn to bedtime yawns.