Joanne Puccinelli has yet another installment of the 'Naughty Nello' series ready to go, and with Christmas coming..this book makes a great gift.

The Lolo author draws once again upon the childhood experiences of her father as he grew up in Anaconda in the 1920's. The first book in a series of eight, 'Naughty Nello and the Sausages', Nello learns that old isn't always bad, and new isn't always better.

The new book, Naughty Nello and the Sleds' has Nello learning the difference between borrowing and stealing.

The books are available at local bookstores throughout Western Montana. Puccinelli will have three book signings this week. Thursday she will be at the Village Senior Residence from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday she will be in her hometown of Anaconda, then, Saturday she will be in Stevensville from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m.

Joanne Puccinelli