Front Cover, LBPP, The Nut, smallFor some, it’s the season of fun and plenty of food, but Lester Bowles Pearson Parker’s mother and 39 brothers and sisters are hungry, and the house humans’ Jack Russell terrier, whose bite is definitely worse than his bark, is on the prowl. Lester spends most of his time alone. No one listens to him. Can he find the courage and voice to save his family from starving?

The Nut is the first in a series of adventures for this tiny mouse who carries a weighty name and has no experience at all with being a hero.

32 pgs. For ages 5-9. $10.95