PAPA AND JASON’S BACKYARD ZOO
About the Book
Summer just isn’t summer without Jason, a native of Amarillo, Texas, visiting his beloved Papa in Detroit, Michigan. But this summer is like no other, and the antics are almost more than Jason can handle. After a visit to the pet shop and a sudden parade of surprises, the fun-seeking 11-year-old ends up with an entire menagerie of zany critters. The result is one hilarious misadventure after another as he copes with the demands of his new animal friends and learns the meaning of responsibility. Papa and Jason’s Backyard Zoo is book six in Curtis L. Ivery and Angela Ivery’s popular Papa and Jason series, that includes Papa Take My Hand, Papa and Jason Meet The Rivershark, Papa and Jason Go to Africa. Papa and Jason’s Christmas Magic and How Papa and Jason Chased Away the Bullies.
About the Author
Curtis Ivery, Ph.D., a nationally renowned leader in Urban American Aairs and recipient of the CEO of the Year Award, 2022. He is the author of fifteen books, he has written articles for national and local newspapers and magazines. Ivery and his wife, Ola, live in Detroit. Curtis and Ola Ivery’s daughter, Angela Ivery, began creating whole worlds and beloved characters in a series of stories as a young girl, and has been writing ever since. A graduate of Texas A&M University’s journalism program, Angela also earned her MBA in Information Technology from Dallas Baptist University. Angela currently resides in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. For ages 8 through 11. Artwork by Boris Kim Graphic Design by Jasmine Harris of Cr8ive Minds