Author Ronald B. McPherson’s new book “Eli, The Shepherd Boy of Friendly Valley” is a classically charming story following the adventures of a resourceful young boy

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Recent release “Eli, The Shepherd Boy of Friendly Valley” from Page Publishing author Ronald B. McPherson is an illustrated children’s tale introducing, Eli, a six-year-old boy entrusted by his father to bring their flock of sheep to and from the meadow each day, without losing a single one. How will he do it, when he cannot yet count past five?

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Ronald B. McPherson is a retired professional engineer and professor of engineering at New Mexico State University currently residing with his wife, Eleanor, in Sandia Park, New Mexico. He has published his new book “Eli, The Shepherd Boy of Friendly Valley”: a sweet story about responsibility and problem-solving for young readers.

This story is about a family that consists of 6-year-old Eli, his young sister, Elsie, and their parents and grandparents. They live in a log cabin far away in a place noted for cowboys. But instead of cows, the family owns many sheep that provides wool for socks, shirts, coats, and other clothing items. Maybe you know about sheep from the “Mary Had a Little Lamb” or “Baa Baa Black Sheep” poems.

Eli has a dog named Shep that is trained to herd sheep. Eli and Shep take the sheep to pasture each morning and return them at night. This was a big responsibility for young Eli! In the story, you will learn about the adventures of Eli and Shep as they herd the sheep.

Published by Page Publishing, Ronald B. McPherson’s engrossing book is a delightful addition to any children’s library.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Eli, The Shepherd Boy of Friendly Valley” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

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