Local author Kimberly Willis Holt's
newest picture book, The Adventures of Granny Clearwater and Littler Critter
, is a tall tale about a family settling in the West. Although it is a tall tale that stretches the truth, the story includes author notes with facts that get the real story about western expansion that is a great tool for classroom use. The book came from doing research on my historical novel, The Water Seeker
You can pick up signed copies at both Barnes and Noble and at the Georgia Street Hastings
Holt is currently working on another Piper Reed book for the Piper Reed series.