Goat and the Terror Birds
Goat and the Terror Birds is the first of the series, Goat on a Mission. The book has humor, adventure and suspense, and a bit of sadness. Mac, a 10 yr old, has just lost his mother. His aunt cannot find his father, who is in Patagonia trying to photograph the 10 foot terror bird. Adding to his misery is a bully, daring Mac to jump over burning barrels. William, the Goat is there to rescue him.