by Walter Krymski The Adventures of Peter Pangler Puncker: Discovering the Pumping Heart is one of a series of five books. The main character, Peter Pangler Puncker, has the unique occupation of collecting old and salvaged cars that have no caring owner. On the adventures of each book, he meets a special friend who helps him overcome a specific problem in the book. Through his expertise of cars and with the new information he learns in each book, Peter is able to make comparisons to real-life situations and relationships. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Walter Krymski was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is currently a business owner in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. He received his degree in elementary education from the University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown campus. He loves to spend time with children and those with learning disabilities. His hobbies include fishing and drawing. (2005, paperback, 32 pages) Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.