Cloquet author wins Christian book award
March 26, 2021
"Arya The Protector," a children's picture book by Cloquet author Burton Laine, won a first-place children's book award in the 2020 Christian Author Awards. In the book, the sheep on a farm have no reason for fear, because Arya, a shepherd dog, is a protector that is always there to watch over them and protect them, a reminder that God keeps us safe.
The book is illustrated with 24 photographs from the farm, of the shepherd dog interacting with the farm family and the sheep. The photography is by Burton and Debra Laine and the book is designed by Zachary Hitchcock of Esko.
The book also was...