Animating love and kindness...(Winner Honorable Mention, London Festival Best Children's Book Award 2012) A building block for inspiring positive choices. Shnnoogle Lost In The Wastelands personifies, or really animates in two fuzzy/furry creatures love and kindness, Shnnoogle, and fear and doubt, Krudgel. The story is about Rita Rabbit whose baby, Sunny, gets lost in the desert. Rita panics when she realizes Sunny is gone. A tortoise, chipmunk, a stuffed Panda (who comes to life) and Angie, the Panda's owner, join in Rita's mission to rescue her baby. . Confronted by numerous, harrowing challenges in their pursuit to find Sunny. Will their positive thoughts (Shnnoogle) unite them in banishing their negative fears and lead them to Sunny? or will (Krudgel) reign and take hold, preventing them from saving their wee friend? Enhancing a child’s imagination, children can now witness how love-Shnnoogle grows, empowers and unites them through faith and sharing and how fear -Krudgle seeks every opportunity to grab hold and hault them from positive movement when allowed. The illustrations having the feeling of an animated cartoon. The characters are always in motion as they spring into action to save Sunny. Douglas is a painter so the illustrations are clearly by her hand, not the computer generated, software-driven type so ubiquitous on television or in children's books today. Activities include a recipe for -Shnnoogle Doodle Cookies, to enjoy creating and sharing together followed by the -Shnnoogle Rocks- sing along for added fun!