How Nikki Shared Her Coat: The Story of a Happy Dog Who Kept Her Family Warm by Detta Juusola. 12.95 + 2.00 shipping = 14.95. This delightful true story will entertain and educate youngsters and adults alike as Nikki, a Samoyed, shares her fur with her family. A happy and playful dog, she provides soft, fluffy fur to be made into a beautiful blanket. After months of brushing, spinning and knitting, the lovely blanket is finished. Nikki looks at it and smiles. She has shared her coat to keep her family warm. The book contains an inspiring section for people who are interested in learning to spin. Easy to understand instructions take the reader from the beginning stage of collecting the dog's hair to the final product - beautiful yarn. A yarn sample is included. 64 pgs. PB.