Daniel Otte & Carin Thom: LIMPOPO RIVER TALES Book Signing

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 2:00pm


Date: Saturday, October 21
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Location: Dragonfly Books
Cost: Free!

Everyone is invited to join Dragonfly Books for a Coffee Hour Book Signing with authors Daniel Otte and Carin Thom and their new book Limpopo River Tales. Both natives of South Africa, Luther College alumnus Daniel Otte and Carin Thom created a charming book of stories sure to capture the imaginations of children and adults.

Otte and Thom will be at Dragonfly Books to chat one-on-one with guests, share a cup of coffee, and sign books on Saturday, October 21 at 2:00 - 3:30 pm.

Set in 1950s southern Africa, Limpopo River Tales follows Jake and Jill, twelve-year-old twins whose parents are employed at the Limpopo Game Park. Covering the modern territories of Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Mozambique,Jake and Jill’s adventures begin with the end of boarding school and a long summer of local wildlife, camping, safaris, and river trips. Including detailed descriptions of the wildlife and landscape, Limpopo River Tales transports readers to the beauty, dangers, and magic of wild Africa.

A Luther College alumnus, Daniel Otte grew up in Untunjambili, South Africa and received his PhD in Zoology at the University of Michigan. He has served as Curator of Insects at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia since 1975 and conducted scientific research in Africa, North America, and Pacific and Caribbean Islands.

Carin Thom was born and grew up in South Africa. She attained a BA degree from the University of South Africa, majoring in Sociology and Communications, and worked in the Natal Education Department, Pietermaritzburg, KZN, until retirement.

Join Dragonfly Books to learn more about Limpopo River Tales and share a cup of coffee with Daniel Otte and Carin Thom on Saturday, October 21 at 2:00 - 3:30 pm. If you find that you can't make it to the event but would still like to purchase a copy of Limpopo River Tales, just give Dragonfly Books a call at 563-382-4275. One of the Dragonfly Books staff will be glad to reserve a book and have it autographed for you.