Jeremy and the Mantis

Dale Pendell, illustrated by Jennifer Rain Crosby

children's illustrated fiction
$18, 40 pages
ISBN 978-1-56279-138-4


A young boy wanders far from his family's cabin, deep into the wilderness, and becomes lost before meeting an enormous mantis. As they find their way back to the cabin, the mantis tells the boy stories.


Dale Pendell (1945-2018) was the visionary, award-winning author of the Pharmako trilogy—a literary, shamanic, and pharmacological study of psychoactive plants—and nearly twenty other publications. A memorial celebration was held for Dale on April 14, 2018 at the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center.


Jennifer Rain Crosby (website) is an artist living in the Sierra Nevada foothills in northern California.