Prairie Dog Town (#07 in Animal Friends Series)
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Flick thinks there are too many rules for prairie dogs. The peskiest rule is that he must never leave the tunnel at night. But no one seems to know why it's so unsafe - not even Father. So Flick decides to find out for himself and sneaks out one night after everyone is asleep.Once outside, Flick discovers that it's not so bad. He even befriends a neighborly rabbit, who shows him around. But when a close call with a dangerous animal sends Flick back underground, he learns the important lesson that the prairie dog town rules are there to protect him.
Flick, a curious young prairie dog, learns about the pleasures and dangers of life outside his family's underground home, as well as the importance of obeying his parents.
Janette Oke was born in Champion, Alberta, Canada, during the depression years. She graduated from Mountain View Bible College in Alberta where she met her husband, Edward. They married in 1957 and served in churches in Calgary and Edmonton, Canada, and Indiana. Oke writes historical novels which portray the lives of early North American settlers from many walks of life and geographical settings. She also writes engaging children's stories and inspiring gift books that warm the heart. Oke published her first book, Love Comes Softly, in 1979. This book experienced immediate success and became a series. She has won a number of awards including the Gold Medallion Award, The Christy Award of Excellence, the 1992 Presidents Award for her significant contribution to the category of Christian fiction from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, and in 1999, the Life Impact Award from the Christian Booksellers Association International. Her books have been translated into fourteen languages. Oke has published some 75 books including, The Canadian West, Seasons of the Heart and Women of the West. Her most recent releases include a beautiful childrens picture book, I Wonder...Did Jesus Have a Pet Lamb and The Songs of Acadia series, co-written with T. Davis Bunn. - Publisher.