Book Launch for Honey, the Dog Who Saved Abe Lincoln by Shari Swanson
Dog Friendship to the Rescue!
Once Upon A Time is excited to host the book launch for Shari Swanson's debut picture book Honey, the Dog Who Saved Abe Lincoln in this heartwarming book for dog and history lovers.
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About the Book: Based on a little-known tale from Abraham Lincoln's childhood, this charming picture book written by debut author Shari Swanson and illustrated by acclaimed artist Chuck Groenink tells a classic story of a boy, his dog, and a daring rescue.
Deeply researched and charmingly told, this is the true story of one extra-special childhood rescue--a dog named Honey.
Long before Abraham Lincoln led the nation or signed the Emancipation Proclamation, he was just a barefoot kid running around Knob Creek, Kentucky, setting animals free from traps and snatching frogs out of the jaws of snakes.
One day, young Abe found a stray dog with a broken leg and named him Honey. He had no idea that the scruffy pup would find his way into Abe's heart, become his best friend, and--one fateful day--save his life.
About the Author: Shari Swanson (www.shariswanson.com) earned her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is an appellate lawyer, with many published cases, and a former middle school language arts teacher. Honey, the Dog Who Saved Abe Lincoln is her debut picture book. She lives in Southern California with her husband and their dog, Honey.
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Readers will enjoy terrific descriptions, action-packed adventure and a superb sense of the brutality, harshness but beauty of the wintery existence that surrounds these characters. It's no wonder dogs are descended from misunderstood wolves, as the bravery and ultimate loyalty of these canines can not be refuted. As with Rooftoppers, Rundell lets readers truly inhabit her world and are fully invested in this satisfying tale. Highly reommended! - Maureen