by Sharon I. Ritt      Illustrations by Nadia Komorova

     Publication date: Spring, 2013  Published by Little Five Star, A Division of Five Star Publications

Welcome to the world of Georgy who is also called GQ. He is a Gambel's Quail who lives in the Arizona Sonoran Desert. GQ is the main character of a new book written by Sharon I. Ritt, which will be published in Spring, 2013.  Follow his adventures one day as he searches for playmates in various parts of the desert. 

A CD is included with each book on which Sharon sings the story and also reads the text on two different tracks. Children can read and sing along with her to the tune of Frere Jacques. Authentic quail sounds can be heard throughout the CD. 

Readers of all ages will enjoy not only the story and the beautiful illustrations by Nadia Komorova, but also the information about the various plants and animals featured in the book and the "Ideas for Home and School Activities."  

For more information about GQ GQ.Where Are You? Adventures of a Gambel's Quail, go to the website:  You can pre-order the book from this site and also access activities and other information about the Sonoran desert and Five Star Publications.