​​​YAY!  SUMMER READING PROGRAMS ARE
HERE AND I AM HONORED TO BE PART OF
THEM. LET'S READ!


*THE READING AGENCY UK SUMMER READING CHALLENGE
   More Than 600,000 books have been read so far. Get the Scoop
  on Animal Snot, Spit & Slime
  is on the reading list. Join the fun!


​* READING IS FUNDAMENTAL READING ACTIVITY CALENDAR
 
Get the Scoop on Animal Poop is on the August calendar!


* AT MY LOCAL BOOKSTORE AND LIBRARY

    — July 12th, Haywood County Public Library/Fines Creek Branch

   — July 19th,
Blue Ridge Books & News as part of their 10 events
        in 10 days to celebrate their 10th anniversary.  Congratulations!

















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​NEWS

Above: Bear cub with skunk; photo by Geoffrey Kuchera


Top left: A squat lobster on a barrel sponge;
photo by Ethan Daniels 


Top middle and middle: African lions;
photo by Riaan van den Berg


Top right: Anole sleeping; photo by Leigh Prather