From the Back Cover
Think all animals are created equal? Think again! Amazing Animals of Montana features ten true tales about Montana's most unforgettable animals, past and present, including a faithful dog, wily wolf, swift horse, and marauding grizzly. Look inside to discover what set these not-to-be-forgotten creatures apart from the pack - or harras or sleuth - and made them legends in Treasure State history.
Inside you'll meet:
" Shep - the faithful sheepdog at Fort Benton that met every train for more than five years, waiting for his master to return home
" Earl - the vagabond elk that wandered 1,800 miles to Missouri and became an ambassador for Montana
" Giefer - the notorious grizzly that ransacked cabins and outsmarted trappers throughout the Flathead Valley
About the Author
Gayle C. Shirley has written a dozen nonfiction books for children and young adults, including M Is for Montana, More than Petticoats: Remarkable Montana Women, and Charlie's Trail: The Life and Art of C.M. Russell. This book is part of a series she has written about animal legends from throughout the West. She has also written articles for magazines such as Boy's Life and Big Sky Journal.