Be sure to check out The Adventures of Rattler & Friends, a delightful trilogy of children’s books centering on Rattler the coon dog (mascot of Thompson’s Store!) and his unlikely pair of animal friends—Rascal the rabbit and Rowdy the raccoon. Together, this trio of pals explore the town of Saluda, learning about Coon Dog Day, the railroads, and the importance of true friends.
Written by Jonathan Thompson (son of store co-owner Clark Thompson) and illustrated by Courtney Kays, these books are sure to charm readers of all ages. Books are available individually or in a single “complete trilogy” paperback.