The Bandit to Tex series of books for children tells the remarkable journey of a lost dog that was rescued and later was able to help and love others along the way. The setting of the books is Austin and the beautiful Texas Hill Country. The series was inspired by the true story of a dog that was selected from a shelter to become a police dog in the K-9 unit of the Austin Police Department. The series reflects lessons with Biblical themes and sound values. The stories are filled with exciting action and wonderful illustrations by award-winning illustrator, Don Dane.