It’s backyard troubles galore for canine friends Buster and Phoebe in two easy-to-read adventures. The trouble begins when Buster and Phoebe get blamed for trashing the backyard and hatch a plan to find the real garbage bandit. But first they have to stay awake and keep away from skunks! Next, the pals search for buried “bone” treasures only to quibble about which bones belong to which dog. Buster may be shy but he’s smart enough to claim what’s rightfully his and kind enough to share it, too.
is the author-illustrator of the Buster the Very Shy Dog series. She is also an award-winning independent filmmaker and former animator for various studios, including Walt Disney. She lives in Southern California with her husband and assorted pets. This story is inspired by her very fond memories of the real Buster and Phoebe.