Category archives for From the Author

post dateFebruary 2, 2018  |   post categoriesFrom the Author, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Katie visits Kona again!

Katie, who is in the book twice, came to visit Kona in January of 2018.    Many thank to Ilona Horgen for the image below.  

post dateOctober 25, 2016  |   post categoriesFrom the Author, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
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Katie visits on Kona’s 9th birthday

Katie, who is in the book twice, came to Kona’s 9th birthday party on the weekend of 21-23 October 2016.   Many thank to her Mom, Rachelle, for sending us the image below.

post dateMay 29, 2015  |   post categoriesFrom the Author, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Visiting friends far away.

Dear Paul, Juta, Ilona and Kona, Thank you for a wonderful visit. We had such a lovely time seeing each of you and learning more about Kona’s adventures Sarah’s speech went really well. She didn’t even let her stage fright bother her. We all hope to see you soon. Love, Donna and Sarah xoxo

post dateMarch 20, 2015  |   post categoriesFrom the Author, Media, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Tales of Kona Author Makes Donation to Project Watershed

Paul Horgen, author of the children’s book Tales of Kona the Guide Dog and board chair of Comox Valley Project Watershed Society is pleased to present the society with a $500 donation from the proceeds of book sales.      The book was published in early December and marketed locally in the valley. It has […]

post dateMarch 24, 2014  |   post categoriesFrom the Author, Media  |   post comments number1 comment Read more  >
How and Why I Wrote This Children’s Book

After 35 years as a professor at the University of Toronto I retired to Vancouver Island in 2005. Over those years I gradually lost my sight. In 2008, I received a beautiful yellow lab guide dog from BC-Alberta Guide Dog Services called Kona. I am told by my friends who walk with me that almost […]