A little science, a little history, and a little fish named Rippler. See the Kansas (Kaw) River through the eyes of a young and timid blue catfish. He dodges Stinky and Slimy, two bullying channel cats and befriends the biggest cat in the Kaw - a flathead known as "King Catfish." Read the story and learn some more about the real catfish, the places they live, and the people who know them. There's even an authentic Kaw Valley recipe for catfish cookies. $12 book, $3 shipping & handling
Author Barbara Higgins-Dover
Illustrator Gabrielle Iversen
River Roots Editor Alison Reber
Lawrence, Kansas 2007
River Roots books are productions of the Kaw Valley Heritage Alliance.
Catfish Cookies compliments a river history exhibit at the