The Preacher’s Tales

by Rosie Harper Austin



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/19/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x8.5
Page Count : 38
ISBN : 9781665539975
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 8.5x8.5
Page Count : 38
ISBN : 9781665539999
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 38
ISBN : 9781665539982

About the Book

Entitled-felt Panther makes his home on Grandpa’s farm and intrude in the lives of Grandpa and his grandson, Monty. After committing a series of wicked acts against Monty, Panther finds himself in a life-threating situation until he is rescued by Grandpa and Monty. No longer feeling entitled, Panther is grateful to have them in his life. The Preacher’s Tales describes the storytelling experience through the eyes of eight-year-old Monty. A touching story, the book will keep young readers and adults alike entertained to the end. The generosity of a grandfather and grandson transforms crafty Panther into a caring friend.

About the Author

Rosie Harper Austin recently wrote her family history, Portraits of the Past: The History of the Odis Harper Family. While writing it, she knew she would have to write a companion book that described the tales that her father told his children; the result: The Preacher’s Tales. The author grew up in Nettleton, MS and attended Jackson State University where she received both the Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in English. She received the Doctor of Education degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Houston. Most of her career was spent in higher education in the Lone Star College System in Houston. She is active in several organizations including the Rotary club, her alumni association, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She lives in Houston with her husband, Milton. She enjoys interior and garden design, traveling, reading and antiquing.