Julie Barker is the author of Hitchin' Posther debut children's storybook.  With inspiration from her west Texas roots and being surrounded by the ranching heritage, Julie is fulfilling her dream of becoming a children's author. Along with the encouragement and beautiful illustrations from her mother and artist, Carolyn Altman, the story of Hitchin' Post the cowboy jackrabbit was born and is now officially a series.  The second book, Hitchin' Post and the Tornado Twistin' 4th of  July Celebration, is to be released September 2018. 

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Hitchin' Post is the 

Gold Medal Winner of the 2017 Readers' Favorite Award in Children's-General Genre,

and is a TopShelf Magazine Indie Book Award nominee.

Hitchin' Post

Julie Barker, Author    Hitchin' Post Children's Book Series

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The 6Bs' barn is enormous and red.

It's roof you can see from town.

It still houses more horses and hay

​than any other barn around.

excerpt from the children's book Hitchin' Post and the Tornado Twistin' 4th of July Celebration