Dumpy Ling, the dachshund, encounters an unusual sight when he meets Porky, a frightened and lost porcupine, hiding in Golden Hoot jungle. Determined to help his new friend find his way, Dumpy enlists the help of Campi, the super-sleuth golden retriever, to devise a plan that will get the panicky porcupine safely back home…wherever that may be!
Nuala Illek lived in China for eight years where the antics of her tan-colored dachshund, Shelly, became the inspiration for this book. She grew up in Cork, Ireland, where she currently resides with her husband, Richard, their daughter, Kristina, son, Koya, and two dogs, Ruby and Rocky. Nuala teaches German and English and is working on her Master’s degree in Philosophy at University College, Cork.