"The Adventures of Piki Jenkins" is the first of a series of children's books based on the real-life dog of the author. Set in the land of Aloha, the book tells of a little dog that no one wanted and how she found a home and a name. The book includes many colorful paintings of native plants and flowers and will capture the attention of young readers. Appropriate for beginning readers, or to be read to the pre-reader, the book will help build vocabulary and provide visuals for supplemental discussion. Children of all ages should enjoy reading about the adventures of Piki Jenkins.