BC: Matt Kramer was born and raised in Allentown, PA. He lives with his dad, mom, his two sisters and his brother. Matt wrote this book because of his love for the outdoors and nature. His birthday is December 1,1997. Currently he is thirteen years old and his favorite hobby is archery.
FC: A Boy And His Dog | Matt Kramer
1: To Mom and Dad | A Boy and His Dog Matt Kramer 2011
2: Mark was just an average boy living in the woods with his mom, dad, and dog, Wolfy
3: One day, Mark's parents left him home alone. They told him not to go outside! But Mark had other ideas. Mark thought it would be okay if he took Wolfy with him.
4: Wolfy is a very large strong dog. When Mark walked out he thought of what his parents told him, there are wolves, snakes and bears in the woods, you can never go without us.
5: Mark thought about this carefully for a long time. He came to a decision by seeing his favorite animal (which is a fox) run into the woods. Mark couldn't wait to run after the animal. So he called Wolfy over and they were on there way to the woods.
6: As they were walking Mark said," lets hurry up and explore so we can get back before mom and dad get home." Then Mark thought, wait a minute, I've never been this far into the woods." So he decided he'd do his best to find his way home.
7: Then all of a sudden Wolfy started growling. Mark said," what is it boy?" Then all of a sudden Mark saw it, a big big bear! So Mark did what any boy of the age of eight would do, RUN!
8: He and Wolfy ran for their lives, but now the bear spotted them.The bear was chasing them now. So Mark climbed a tree as fast as he could.
9: But, when the bear tried to climb the tree the branch broke right under his feet. The bear went tumbling down. The bear ran away whimpering and crying.
10: Mark was safe for now. "Lets hurry up and get home!" Mark said. After a while of walking Mark said," I think we're lost. What are we going to do now boy?" Mom and dad are going to be home soon and we won't be there.
11: For some reason, Wolfy seemed to know exactly what Mark was saying. Then Wolfy randomly started sniffing the ground and walking.
12: Mark knew exactly what Wolfy was doing, he was sniffing the way home! Sure enough around twenty minutes later they were back at the house safe and sound.
13: Soon after Mark's parents came home. His mom asked,"so Mark what did you do today?" Mark looked at Wolfy and winked and Wolfy looked back, Mark said, "oh nothing".