This is the second in a series of three books. The first was published in 2017, and the last has yet to be published. The Blackberry Bandit is a children’s picture book featuring only animal characters. The bandit is a raccoon who eats the berries that the other animals gathered for a festival, but when he realizes what he has done, he gathers even more berries for the festival rescheduled for the next day. When the other animals find him, he explains what happened and they become friends and enjoy the festival together. The author/illustrator, Lorie Hawk, lives in a small town in the foothills of the Appalachians.
Ashland, Kentucky: High Performance Computer Services, 2019. 36 unnumbered pages, illustrated profusely by the author. Trade paperback.