Arizona Water Bar: Tales from the Desert Southwest

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Intrepid young pack rat and Arizona native Flo Webb refuses to take over  the 2000-year-old historic family midden. Although she risks the wrath of her proud and stubborn father, Flo is her own woman and is determined to break from the pack. Stumbling across drip irrigation lines abandoned by local homeowners, Flo opens a water bar in the vast desert. Transformed into a small businesswoman, Flo fosters and engages her wildlife customers through her new entrepreneurial endeavor, thereby providing an evolutionary step forward for all desert animals. Follow the ensuing adventures resulting from the seemingly unlikely social interaction among predator and prey, in The Arizona Water Bar: Tales from the Desert Southwest, the latest comic effort by International award-winning cartoonist Drew Aquilina.

International award-winning cartoonist and author Drew Aquilina, RLA, CLARB, has been entertaining audiences nationwide for years. A Connecticut native, Drew graduated from UMass Amherst with a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture while creating the cartoon strip Green Pieces©.  As a professional cartoonist for over years, Drew, a proud member of the National Cartoonist Society, currently serving as the NCS Treasurer and Cornelius supporter in the NCS Los Angeles chapter, now enjoys international award-winning status for his strip. Green Pieces: Green From the Pond Up has been named Comics/Graphic Novel of the Year at the London, Paris, New York, New England and San Francisco and Green Book Festivals. Drew’s inaugural cartoon compilation also was named USA "Best Books 2011" Awards, Environment/Green Book of the Year and was awarded the Humor Silver distinction by the 2012 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, National Indie Excellence Awards and the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Green Pieces: Green From the Pond Up has sold over 500,000 copies worldwide to date. Who knew being green could be so hilarious?tm

In addition to his cartooning and publishing prowess, Drew is an accomplished cartoonist instructor and humorist speaker, instructing and entertaining school classrooms and adult conferences nationwide. Aquilina lives in Paradise Valley, AZ with his wife, Lisa, and their own version of Green Pieces.

The Arizona Water Bar: Tales from the Desert Southwest (ISBN: 978-0-9860580-9-7; 170 pp., hardcover, full cover, $27.99) will be released in January 2021. Orders available at

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