Monty & the Mountain

A Modern Children's Tale

Monty is a modern children’s story with a nod to the classic fairy tales of old. 

Now Available on Amazon:

Monty & the Mountain

A Modern Children's Tale

Monty is a modern children’s story with a nod to the classic fairy tales of old. 

Now Available on Amazon:

About Monty

Once upon a time, in a far away land where the mountains touch the sky

Once upon a time, in a far away land where the mountains touch the sky, there lived a little Tibetan Mountain Goat named Monty.

He lived in a little cave with his mother and father, and his sisters, Lucy and Ethel.

About the book

Monty and the Mountain is the sweet and poignant story of Monty, a young Himalayan Mountain who is afraid of heights. With the help of his family and his own courage, Monty overcomes his fears and finds his place in the family and the world in the most touching ways.
 
Monty is a modern children’s story with a nod to the classic fairy tales of old. Children will find the Monty’s illustrations captivating and the story engaging. 
 
This book is for children of all ages, but is particularly intended for readers between 4-10 years of age.

"Parents and teachers will find "Monty & the Mountain" endearing and entertaining on a number of levels."

Contributors

Author and Creator, Dr. Art Schurgin, is a long-time pain management physician in Phoenix, Arizona and a writer of movie screenplays, original music, and now, a children’s story. As a father, Art had a keen interest in finding only the most interesting and imaginative children’s books to read to his son, drawing inspiration from the dream-like stories of Satoshi Kitamura and Maira Kalman.

Illustrator, Nick A. Erickson, began this project just out of high school. Since then, Mr. Erickson graduated from the prestigious Savannah School of Art and Design. He is now an extremely talented professional artist. Mr. Erickson faithfully brought to life the images created by Dr. Schurgin, but also made a number of significant creative contributions to the project.

Cover Art Designer, Kosh, is a world renowned two-time Grammy winning art designer for his cover art work for Linda Ronstadt. Beyond that, Kosh’s art design work can be seen on the iconic album covers of the Beatles’ Abbey Road and Who’s Next. Kosh is still very active in the world of art design in Los Angeles, California. 
 

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