Children book section header background blue footer background Children Books large icon Stan Stanton small icon small Lifeline Icon Holiday Novels Order Books! Timeless messages... fabulous illustrations. Arley Koran web header small HOME I MYSTERY NOVELS I CHILDREN BOOKS I HOLIDAY BOOKS I INSPIRATIONAL NOVELS I ORDER BIO I LINKS I PRAISE I GUEST BOOK I SITE MAP I CONTACT COPYRIGHT I PRIVACY Contents of this web site are copyrighted. ©2000-2012 Arley J. Koran unless otherwise noted. If you experience any problems with this site, please contact the web mistress. This site is best viewed with IE6 (or higher), a browser window sized at 1024 pixels wide or wider, and with a monitor display resolution set at 1280x1024.  Web design courtesy of Crystal Cloud Graphics Web Hosting Page last updated: January 25, 2010 blue divider Children book header text Mad Dog is sentenced by a judge in the animal court to spend his doggoned years in the Valley of Losers.  With a steel collar locked around his neck he is chained to a little terrier named, Snuffy, and taken in a poodle wagon to the deserted valley. Determined not to be imprisoned, Mad Dog decides to escape and drags Snuffy, who is sickly, with him. Forced to stop and take refuge in a cave, Mad Dog experiences a dream that shows him the tunnels of life, which are necessary for survival when one is lost.  Awakening and ready to move on to freedom, he finds Snuffy’s condition has worsened and needs medical attention as soon as possible.  Mad Dog makes a choice to save little Suffy in lieu of continuing on his escape, as an example of his turned around attitude. Back at the prison, Mad Dog is rewarded for his actions with a new name, Happy.  He then returns to his old friends to convert them to his new philosophy of life.  He leads his friends in a rap song which tells it all: “One paw, two paw, three paw, four, bad and angry, never more. Our gang is happy, now to say, We’re doing everything the right way. Children hug and squeeze us, oh so tight, We just close our eyes, and never bite. Today we’re off to the nursing home, away from the streets, never to roam. Make them smile, and with them play, We’re man’s best friend. Forever and a day.” blue divider Love, Honor and Obey - children tale cover Subject: JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / General Book Format: Portrait 8.5 x 11   Age Level: 8 - 99 Currently, a comb bound 8 1/2” x 11” version of this book (plus bonus CD) is available only through the author.  The book will be autographed and can be personally inscribed with a message if you include the message with the order.  If you are ordering more than one book (same title or a variety) direct from Arley, e-mail him FIRST.  He will send you an e-mail from Pay Pal with the correct shipping costs.  If you just use the Pay Pal button below, shipping is charged for each book.  For more information about Pay Pal, and ordering, be sure to review the “order” page. Also an E-Book version of this collection of short stories can be sent to you via e-mail.  There are no shipping or handling fees associated with the purchase.