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Monday, May 2, 2011

Cowboy Sam Tips His Hat to the New Grandma

posted by Jenny Ramaley

While Mother Nature has brought us April showers - and February showers and March showers and looks like a whole lot of May showers to come - a special shower has touched our own, much-loved Kitty.  She's recently been blessed with two grandchildren, first Arthur, who arrived in December, and last week, Cecilia.
After getting an email with the new grandbaby's photo, I took a memory trip to when my own girls were young. Kitty's first book, Cowboy Sam and Those Confounded Secrets, has a special place in my heart because it was my daughters' last picture book. They already thought they were a little 'old' for a story book, but because they knew Kitty, my girls cuddled up on the couch while I read this sweet and special book to them. Those 'read-to-me-Mommy' days don't last forever . . .
Just imagine how wonderful it will be when Arthur and Cecilia snuggle with their grandmother to listen as she reads them her own Texas tall tale!

Mike Wohnoutka's illustrations are texas-terrific!

So, a big congratulations to Kitty, and her daughters, Bea and Danika. If you've never had a chance to read Cowboy Sam and hear about his very special hat, you can check it out here:  http://www.amazon.com/Cowboy-Sam-Those-Confounded-Secrets/dp/0618088547/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1304348362&sr=8-1

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