Children's book author Lisa Fleming will be on hand at Barnes & Noble in Carrollwood this Saturday to read and talk about "Cat and Crow: An Amazing Friendship."
The event will also serve as a fundraiser for the St. Francis Society Animal Rescue. Twenty percent of the proceeds from book sales will go to the organization.
Established in 1997, St. Francis Society Animal Rescue is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of homeless dogs and cats by providing health care and placement in suitable, forever homes.
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The book "Cat and Crow" is a a true story about a cat named Cassie and a crow named Mo that were best friends. Cassie the cat will also be on hand at Saturday's event. There will be coloring pages and cookies for the kids, too.
Check out the author's Facebook page to learn more about the story.
If you are interested in adopting an animal, please visit www.stfrancisrescue.org or call 813-830-7251.
Want To Go?
What: Meet author Lisa Fleming and Cassie the Cat, the star of "Cat and Crow: An Amazing Friendship."
When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 1-3 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble Carrollwood, 11802 N. Dale Mabry Highway. For more information, call 813-962-6446.