A young boy settles down for his nap, his eyes close and his imagination opens. On a hot summer morning, Tom and his best friend Pearl, a milking goat, were doing their chores together as they suddenly stumble onto a secret door, which had been hidden for years. As curiosity gets the best of them, they open the large door and discover an eerie old abandoned dairy room! Under the cobwebs and dust, they find a mysterious key that unlocks an old recipe box filled with cheesy fun and soapy surprises! A story that is full of rich ingredients, beautifully tender, and filled with hope and friendship only they really “Udder Stand!” A storybook ending with a surprisingly dreamy reality that only Tom and Pearl can convey!
Tom Paris first began writing children’s environmental shows. His focus was allowing kids to research an environmental problem while resolving it with positive group interaction. He also worked at The Living Desert Zoo, educating children about endangered animals and their fragile ecosystems. Tom lives on his ranch in Wyoming with his animals.