by Doris Nicholson Michael and His Animals is about a young boy who always thought very highly of all animals. He has a lot of animals of his own, but he wants one more, to which his mother has said no. Michael and his mother visit the zoo quite often so often, in fact, that the zookeepers are impressed with his dedication. Michael is asked to take on responsibility that someone his age is usually not able to handle. But Michael comes through with flying colors. Everyone is very proud of Michael. ABOUT THE AUTHOR My name is Doris Nicholson. I am fifty-seven years old. I am the mother of two children a girl who is thirty-seven and a boy who is thirty-six. They have given me two grandsons each, ages six, eight, eleven, and fourteen, all of whom I adore. My husband and I have been married for thirty-eight years. We still live in the same house that we bought two months after we were married. I am originally from Kansas. I have four brother and six sisters, and I am the eldest out of all the children. They are all my very best friends. (2007, paperback, 36 pages) Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.