Everywhere in Mississippi is the wonderful, whimsical story of a man in search of his lost dog, Skippy. His journey across the state takes him through over 300 Mississippi cities, towns, and communities, all ingeniously integrated into this twisting, turning tale. In lyrical, rhyming verse, and delightful alliterations, author/illustrator Laurie Parker, a Mississippi native, has woven an enchanting yarnvividly illustratedthat will engage and amuse Mississippians of all ages.
Asked if he has looked in PELAHATCHIE
For a dog that was really scratchy,
The man replies,
"Yes, I've looked there, thanks.
I've looked in ROSEDALE, and RED BANKS, CORINTH, COMO, COTTON PLANT, DARLING, DERMA, and DURANT, WAVELAND, WESSON, WEBB, WINONA, VICKSBURG, VARDAMAN, VERONAEven up in OKOLONA!!
I've searched these towns in Mississippi,
And still I haven't found my Skippy!"