Written by Renate A. Moore / Illustrated by Shelley Dieterichs
Hard cover chapter book with color illustrations
Spend a relaxing afternoon—or is it?—with Mom, Dad, Michael, and Olivia at the Picnic Spot on Stone Mountain. All is lazy and peaceful until a farmer shows up and reveals a huge mystery. There are some strange disappearances occurring on the mountain. Something or someone is stealing his chicken eggs and his wife's jewelry and he can't figure out what it us.
Michael tries convince Olivia to see if they can solve the mystery. Is she brave enough to follow him? Will they solve the mystery or will they be frightened away by what they are about to encounter? What they find surprises them and startles them, their parents, and the farmer. It's an experience they won't soon forget.
A Frog in Grandma's Cup
Written by Renate A. Moore / Illustrated by Marilee Harrald-Pilz
When Grandma Louise moves from the city to the country, she expects to be surrounded by the peace and beauty of nature. Her world is turned upside down, however, when one morning a frog jumps into her coffee cup. In A Frog in Grandma's Cup, you'll learn that this is only the beginning of Grandma Louise's adventures in her new surroundings! One after the other, an assortment of country creature creep, crawl and slither her way. Not only do they disturb her quiet country life, they also make her wonder if moving there was a good idea after all.
Will Grandma Louise give up her dream of living in the country and head back to the city? Will she see that challenges are often opportunities disguised as creepy, crawly, and slithery creatures? In this gentle, humorous story, even grandmas learn to try new things.