Tavey’s First Hunt

Tavey’s learns how to hunt with his father and gains a love of nature that becomes a passion when he grows up. Excellent reader and outdoor story for 4th grade and up.

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Release date August 9, 2022

$12.95

For many boys and girls, the opening day of the hunting season is very exciting! Tavey is finally old enough to hunt, along with an adult. Tavey's dad, a multi-generational sportsman, lovingly guides his son through much than just hunting. Through the larger canvas of the natural world, Tavey truly discovers a lifetime passion, but in an unexpected way.

What People Say

"Despite its title, this is not really a book about hunting. It's about accepting differences between us. This is a beautiful book of fathers and sons who may not agree but still find their way to mutual respect and love." - Homer Hickam, author of Rocket Boys/October Sky

 Tavey's First Hunt is a nostalgic reminder of the gift of conversation. A story about fathers and sons; family, forged outside of bloodlines. It's about how each human, along with every animal, is but a single part of an exponentially larger whole. - Book reviews by J.V Poore for Goodreads

"A charming story that respects our outdoor heritage and captures the wonder of a boy's first hunting trip with his father. But Tavey learns a person can respect traditions without being limited by them. In the end, Tavey's walk in the woods reveals a path, not only for himself, but for generations who follow. —Robert Saunders, Charleston Gazette-Mail "Outdoor Pursuits"

Author

Daniel Boyd

Cover

Paperback

ISBN

9781951556983

Other Details

Illustrated by Hector Mexia

Pages

32

Size

5.5 x 8.5

Year Published

2022

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About the Author

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Daniel Boyd is an acclaimed filmmaker (Chillers, Strangest Dreams, Paradise Park), a two-time television regional Emmy nominee, a multi-nominated graphic novelist (Chillers I & II, CARBON, SALT, and playwright (Paradise Park the Musical, Space Preachers the Musical, Miss Dirt Turtle’s Garden Club Musical.)

A retired media studies professor at West Virginia State University, Boyd also taught around the world including in Tanzania as a three-time Fulbright scholar. He recently retired as Artist in Residence at WV State University’s Economic Development Center.