Bob spent more than ten years working for the Zoological Society of San Diego as both a freelance photographer and a wildlife conservation educator sharing information and animal encounters with guests of all ages. He had a passion for teaching about anything nature related, and loved passing it along to his boys. His youngest son, Colton, was the inspiration behind “The Adventures of Popcorn and Jellybean” where it all started as a simple bedtime story.
Bob currently resides with his family in Oceanside, California.
From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox. Pax is destined to become a classic, beloved for generations to come.
Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild.
At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be—with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox.
Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own. . . .