Beau, A Puppy's Tale: A Children's Book aimed at helping kids overcome bullies and gain self-esteem

Beau, A Puppy's Tale: A Children's Book aimed at helping kids overcome bullies and gain self-esteem

by Janice Marie Cook


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What could go so terribly wrong to make a happy little puppy named Beau run away? Curious children everywhere will find out in Beau, a Puppy's Tale, Janice Marie Cook's enchanting children's book that charts the travels of one down little dog who doesn't "belong," and his journey back to happiness with the help of a colorful cast of woodland characters. Along the way, kids will also discover how to feel confident when other children are teasing them about not fitting in.

Through vibrant illustrations and rollicking rhymes, Beau, a Puppy's Tale tackles all-important issues, including bullying, self-acceptance and individuality. This merry puppy's tale of adventure, self-esteem and diversity is a joyful journey that will capture the imagination of children everywhere. It's perfect for beginning readers, animal lovers and anyone who enjoys a "read aloud" book.

From the back cover:

"In this book we meet little dog Beau,

In the beginning he's full of woe,

But who knows how the roadway bends,

You just might meet some special new friends,

Over the hill and over the dale,

Follow along on a Puppy's Tale."

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781463574789
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2011
Pages: 58
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.15(d)

About the Author

If Janice Marie Cook isn't writing or working on an artistic project, she can be found curling up with a good book. The graduate of Manhattanville College is also an accomplished pianist, who has worked on many musicals in Europe and the United States. She is certified in the Suzuki method of Music Education, and enjoys teaching children, who she believes all possess special gifts. Cook lives in Rhode Island with her family and beloved dog, Beau.

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