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Alexander Trout's Amazing Adventure

Chris Dunn Steve Richardson

135 pages
Impossible Dreams Publishing

A tale about finding your roots, wherever it may take you

Born in a fish hatchery, Alexander Trout is an orphaned brown trout minnow living a carefree life in the pristine streams and lakes of Colorado. As the years pass, Alexander begins to feel out of place and restless. Native cutthroat trout taunt him and confront him with his truth – that brown trout were brought to the area by humans from a distant land across a great ocean. A reoccurring dream of a majestic horn-shaped mountain, so enormous it would dwarf the mountains in the area, is beckoning him to a far-off land where he senses his ancestors and true homeland could be. Facing a seemingly insurmountable fear of a dark underwater river, mysterious forces turn his world upside down as he finds himself placed on the wrong side of the Continental Divide with no easy way back to his best friend and his home. With little to go by, Alexander tentatively sets out on an extremely dangerous quest to find the horn-shaped mountain, travelling halfway around the world to make new friends and take incredible risks on his amazing adventure to find his roots.

Author Bio
Chris Dunn is an illustrator living in Wiltshire, UK. When he is not painting watercolour illustrations for books and magazines, he enjoys spending time in the countryside with his young family and subjecting them to his questionable guitar playing. You can see more of his work at chris-dunn.co.uk.Steve Richardson is a five-time award-winning author from Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is also the author of Paisley Rabbit and the Treehouse Contest, Lavender Blue and the Faeries of Galtee Wood, Canlandia and Billy's Mountain. Paisley Rabbit won first place in the Indie Book Awards for best juvenile book, and was named juvenile book of the year by Creative Child Magazine. Canlandia won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for best juvenile book and was named the best juvenile book in the Arizona / New Mexico Book Awards. Lavender Blue won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for best juvenile fiction.