From the courage of Stubby the war dog to the empathy of Koko the gorilla, Amazing Animals Who Changed the World is a young child's first introduction to the incredible animals who taught us that you don't have to be big (or human) to make a difference. Simple text and adorable illustrations tell the contributions of nine animals who went down in history as interspecies heroes:
- Blossom the vaccine cow
- Stubby the war dog
- Cher Ami the carrier pigeon
- Winnie the friendly bear
- Simon the seacat
- Togo the sled dog
- Able and Baker the space monkeys
- Koko the signing gorilla
About the Author
Heidi is the author of the Little Heroes series, Jesus Worked Miracles, A is for Abinadi, A is for Adam, I Can Love Like Jesus, The Two-Minute Secret to Staying in Love, and A Mother's Greatest Gift. She particularly enjoys writing about inspiring people and ways to strengthen families, and she lives with her husband Scott and their four bright-eyed children.
Kyle Kershner has loved drawing since he was a tot. He graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in sequential art and spends his days doing what he loves most: illustrating children's books and making kid-friendly art.