Reading and Signing Event for Kids!

Come and join us for a lovely kid friendly evening with a presentation and activity from Rosanne Parry and Rick McIntyre. 

New York Times–bestselling author Rosanne Parry and award-winning artist Jennifer Thermes explore the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park—and the trophic cascade effect they caused—in this informative, timely, and reader-friendly picture book. Features a map and extensive backmatter, as well as humorous comic panels.

Rosanne Parry is the author of the acclaimed novels A Wolf Called Wander, A Whale of the Wild, A Horse Named Sky, Heart of a Shepherd, Second Fiddle, and Written in Stone. She has taught writing at schools, conferences, educational nonprofits, and online at the Loft Literary Center and works as an independent bookseller. She and her family live in an old farmhouse in Portland, Oregon. She writes in a tree house in her backyard.

A true story from world-renowned wolf researcher Rick McIntyre and award-winning author David A. Poulsen. The Unlikely Hero shares the action and adventure story of one of Yellowstone’s most famous animals, Wolf 8: a runt of the litter who became a powerful alpha wolf.

Rick McIntyre has spent over 44 years watching wolves in America’s national parks, 28 of those years in Yellowstone, and has written an award-winning series of books about the Yellowstone alpha wolves for adult including the title The Rise of Wolf 8, which was featured on This American Life, NPR, CNN and in the Washington Post. He is now busy turning his series for adults into a series for kids with his co-author David A. Poulsen.


Event date: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - 6:00pm to 7:15pm
Event address: 
Fact and Fiction Bookstore
220 N Higgins Ave.
Missoula, MT 59802-4435
The Unlikely Hero: The Story of Wolf 8 (a Young Readers' Edition) By Rick McIntyre, David a. Poulsen Cover Image
ISBN: 9781778400223
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greystone Kids - April 16th, 2024

The Wolf Effect: A Wilderness Revival Story (A Voice of the Wilderness Picture Book) By Rosanne Parry, Jennifer Thermes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rosanne Parry, Jennifer Thermes (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062969583
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - May 7th, 2024