Newport, WA Author Publishes Children's Book

January 20, 2018 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
Max Goes to Africa, a new book by Max the Intrepid, translated by Ruth Calkins, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Max is an old dog, but that doesn't keep him from learning some new tricks. When his Mom takes him on an adventure all away across the ocean to a village in Africa, Max meets some fascinating new animals-and new human friends too!

About the Author
Max is a fourteen-year-old dachshund who loves peanuts and long naps.

Ruth Calkins was born in New York City in 1927. She is widowed, with five children, and spent a career working for the World Medical Fund. She and Max traveled to Malawi together for the entire summer of 2016.

Max Goes to Africa is a 36-page hardcover with a retail price of $24.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-4674-3. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore

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