About our staff
Lions & Tigers & Bears Publishing is owned and operated by
Dannel Roberts, the Author and Mike Roberts, the real Uncle
Mike. Dannel comes from a long line of storytellers. He was born
in 1960 and was raised in the state of Missouri. Dannel liked
the outdoors, hunting, fishing, motorcycling, and sports. He
later went on to graduate from Truman State University in 1982.
Dannel met his wife Martha while in college. After they were
married they moved to Central Missouri and had four child.
Martha and Dannel bought hundreds of books for their children
and spent many hours reading to them. One day Dannel was telling
a real story about himself and his brother Mike "Uncle Mike".
Dannel's children liked the real stories better than books. Then
to add some extra fun to these stories Dannel started mixing in
jokes, people, places and things that were out of character and
out of context. His children loved this. Dannel continued
telling these stories to his extended family, where he
discovered adults loved these stories as well as children. With
the encouragement of friends and family, Dannel now publishes
Uncle Mike is the Author's older Brother. His real name is Mike
Roberts. The two brothers had many experiences they shared as
they grew up together. Uncle Mike lives in Northern Missouri
with his wife, Connie. Uncle Mike has been a major force in
getting the "Me and Uncle Mike" series published. He has helped
with the editing, formatting, illustrating, and promotion of the
series. We have tried to make "Uncle Mike" that older brother
that was always there when you needed him, even though he might
have been the cause of the problem.
What makes us unique
We are producing a children's book series that will be read
again and again. Our books will have grizzly bears, polar bear,
elks, moose, buffalos, bob cats, alligators, crocodiles,
pirates, anaconda snakes, billy goats, gorillas, turkey
buzzards, T-rexs, sheep, kangaroos, jack rabbits, big foot,
cowboys, Indians, alligator snapping turtles, eagles, hawks,
volcanoes, roosters, monsters, bull fights, spy missions,
leopards, beluga whales, cattle drives, and anything else that
will entertain children. Our adventures take children to
Montana, Alaska, Missouri, Kansas City, the Amazon, Australia,
Washington DC, Africa, the Panama Canal, Boston Massachusetts,
Mexico, and Mount Everest.