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Patsy Ann of Alaska

The True Story of a Dog (PAWS IV)

Tricia Brown, Jim Fowler (Illustrator)


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Patsy Ann was a bull terrier who truly embodied the Alaskan spirit. In the 1930s, Patsy Ann was brought to Alaska as a puppy to be a pet, but she had other plans for herself. Instead of being coddled indoors or tethered in the yard, she wanted to explore the bustling town full of totem poles, salmon, and fascinating people. Even though she was deaf, Patsy Ann would run to the docks to meet incoming ships-eventually becoming the town's official greeter. In that way, she went from nobody's dog to everybody's dog. Tricia Brown is the author of many books including The World Famous Alaska Highway. After living in and traveling Alaska for two decades, she now lives in Scappoose, OR. Jim Fowler is a painter and children's book illustrator. He lives in Juneau, AK.

Praise For Patsy Ann of Alaska: The True Story of a Dog (PAWS IV)

For Alaskan Night Before Christmas: "Fun and educational!" -- Jack Hannah "I highly recommend this book." --Sarah Palin For Itchy Little Musk Ox: "A delightful adventure...recommended." --Midwest Book Review

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Publication Date: February 22, 2011

About the Author

Tricia Brown first came to Alaska in 1978 and lived in and traveled the state for more two decades. She has been an editor for the Fairbanks Daily News-Minder, the Anchorage Daily News, and Alaska magazine. The author of four children’s books and more th

Jim Fowler is a painter and illustrator based in Juneau, Alaska, with more than a dozen children's books to his credit, including Fist Salmon and Benny's Flag.