Meet the Authors of ‘Saving Li’l Smokey’ Book

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What: Come meet the authors of the book “Saving Li’l Smokey”

When: Sept. 18, 1 to 4 p.m.

Where: Turtle Bay Visitor Center

Saving Li’l Smokey details the exciting rescue of a tiny orphaned black bear cub. The eight-pound cub was separated from his mother during the historic 2008 lightning-triggered forest fires in Northern California. The story is based on forester and firefighter Adam Deem’s firsthand account of the amazing encounter and its aftermath. Illustrator of the book, Ryan Lamb, will also be on hand. Presentation is at 1 p.m. with book signing to follow.

FREE event, with books available for purchase.

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2 Responses

  1. Avatar Grammalyn says:

    I met the authors and illustrator at a library event last year. It is such a heartwarming story! The kids will love it!

  2. Avatar Tammy D says:

    Adam shared the history of his book and then read it to us. Great to hear the author tell the tale. Ryan, the illustrator is one fantastic artist. I hope they do this again soon as you can always find some young person to give the book to.