When the urbane Husky mix, Shemsu, was adopted by his person, Pat, little did they know that fame lurked on the horizon.
Their first book, “The Shemsu Alphabet”, left happy readers... More > clamoring for more about this dynamic duo. So, using humorous poetry, Shemsu has told his story. This is not just a dog story; it is a tale about what can happen to an adopted dog who is truly fortunate enough to find a companion who gives as freely of her heart as he does, who gives friendship, as well as care.
This is a read aloud book. Children will love the comic verse; adults and veteran pet owners will chuckle and recall their own special dog stories. The underlying message is clear: if you are willing to risk your heart for the love of a dog,
you will never be alone.< Less
A Barker’s Dozen tells the heartwarming tales of thirteen shelter dogs who in their own unique way have captured the hearts of each family with which they have found shelter, love and... More > security. These dogs, in turn, have given joy, humor and companionship to the families who have been willing to give them a second, or even third, chance at the fulfilling lives they so richly deserve and have lovingly earned.
The "plus" story in this collection focuses on the imagined journey of Sage, the author’s companion, and the stray with outdated information on her microchip, who finds her way from the southern United States to the Pacific Northwest and a forever home. She is the inspiration for this book.< Less