Today, the adorable and adventurous traveling terrier, Mr. Pish, turns 16 in people years. That’s 144 in dog years, if you didn’t want to do the math. Mr. Pish is one of Indies Unlimited’s mascots – not only because he’s so flippin’ cute, but because he’s the poster dog for outdoor learning and literacy.
Mr. Pish’s books are used in elementary schools all over the world. He gets kids reading, and adults, too, and we think that’s pretty important. So, we asked Mr. Pish what he wanted for his birthday, and he said “treats.” We said, “Mr. Pish, you get treats every day. Wouldn’t you like something a little different for your special day?” Those cute little brown eyes shifted. We could tell he was thinking. His flopped over right ear spiked up for a moment, then went back down into its trademark position. “Why yes,” he nodded, “There is something I would like.” We imagined it would be steak or cake, or possibly steak and cake. “I would like,” he paused, waiting to make sure he had our full attention, “I would like… someone to rewrite the Theme from Shaft to be the Theme for Pish.” And we made it so. Continue reading “Happy Birthday Mr. Pish”
Postcards from Mr. Pish by K. S. Brooks
Genre: Children’s Educational
Length: 26 pages
Postcards from Mr. Pish follows the lovable Jack Russell Terrier, Mr. Pish, as he travels from the Atlantic Coast all the way to the Pacific Ocean! He writes about his adventures going across the United States and Canada in postcards from every state and province. From historic fishing villages to city lights to the tops of mountains and beyond, Mr. Pish shares his experiences in a fun and full-color way so children can learn about this great land. Book One in the Postcards Series which currently covers 41 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., and seven Provinces of Canada.