Congo and Will is a captivating story about a Congo African Grey Parrot named Congo and a little boy named Will. The story takes place in Africa with adventure and excitement in the Congo Basin Rainforest, Congo River, and a small African village by the ocean. A terrible storm with hurricane force winds destroys some of the small village where Congo and Will live. Congo's cage is blown over, and Congo flies away during the storm because he is so frightened by the storm. Will, his mother and some natives from one of the local tribes search for Congo deep in the jungle of the rainforest. Congo has never been in the wild before. Children learn all about protecting the animals and the rich tropical rainforest of Africa. An Activity Game is at the end.
LaVonna Moore is a native Oklahoman born in 1960 at the Ft. Sill Army Hospital in Lawton, Oklahoma. With her father being in the military, she was able to do a lot of traveling as a child. She has lived in many states within the U.S. and for a short time in Hanau, Germany. Her father retired from the Army while living in Del City, Oklahoma, where she graduated high school in 1978. She has a stepson named Chance Storts. LaVonna has two brothers and two sisters. LaVonna began working in the legal field when she was 20 years old. She was a legal secretary for 20 years. LaVonna moved from Oklahoma to Texas about 11 years ago to start her life over after her divorce. She is living in a small town in the country. She purchased three acres of land and started an orchard of fruit and nut trees. LaVonna loves the country life and also loves animals. She has a Great Pyrenees named Angel, a calico kitty named Callie, two canaries named Ricky and Lucy, and a cockatiel named Anna. When LaVonna is not working on her books, she enjoys photography and working in her orchard.