Karen Carr
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My Hot Air Balloon by Karen Carr

What would it be like to fly in a hot air balloon?

This story gives us an interesting interpretation
of what it would be like from the imaginative
eyes of a little boy and his dog. Come along
and join them on their adventure and see what
they see from the heights of a balloon. Imagine
with them as they soar among the clouds.
Karen Carr is the author of children’s picture book, The Many Hats
of Jeremiah Porter. She has also published a poem, Mama’s Apron
and a short story, Mama’ Sewing Machine. She is retired and lives
in Mason City Iowa. She enjoys spending time with her four

Illustrator, Leigh Drzycimski, is a busy home-schooling mom of 4
(ages 17, 13, 9, and 7). She loves to draw, paint, read, and hang out
with her husband, kids, and their crazy black and white Schnoodle,
Vivie. She and her family live in Mason City, Iowa.
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Mystery at Burr Oak: A Dog named Wang by Karen Carr

Who says a dog is man’s best friend?  Could be a woman’s
best friend too. When a stray dog and a wealthy but lonely city
girl connect, everyone comes out a winner. Penny Powers
begins a new life when her uncle leaves her his rural Iowa
estate, Burr Oak.  She and the dog, Wanger Doops, become
best friends in the midst of thrilling intrigue and romance. A
surprising hero emerges when the mystery at Burr Oak is