Ginormous Joe's Broken Bark

Ginormous Joe's Broken Bark

by S C Cunningham

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THE GINORMOUS SERIES Teaching Tools Children's Books"I enjoyed them so much and cannot wait to share with my school class as part of PSHCE lessons." "A way for parents to educate their children on important topics in a way that children will listen." "These books should be available in every home and school to come back to again and again." "WOW! I absolutely loved these books! Each story has something to teach, a lesson to learn. What a great teaching tool. The pictures are gorgeous! A fantastic series!"---(3-12yrs) THE GINORMOUS SERIES A fun collection of adventures and conversations following a loving family of pets as they share their life-handling problems and how to solve them together. Gently encouraging conversation between adult and child. A great addition to any child's home or teacher's read-aloud library.The animals chat about; good deeds, bullying, being accepted, feeling lonely, self esteem, worrying, anxiety, missing a loved one, getting lost, recycling, welcoming new members to a family or classroom, that listening and learning can be fun, good deeds and how to care for others.---Can a dog be saved by the love of a family?Can he find his bark to save them from the local thief?---Meet Joe. He's got the worst owner that dumps him by the road where he is found by the Tuttle family. They take him in, even though he has no bark at all. But he is a very large dog which should help protect the family from the recent break-ins around the neighborhood. But Joe loves to sleep. He stretches out and snores loud, barking while he dreams of chasing rabbits. He just can't bark while he is awake. Will he save the family when a burglar enters the house? Will Joe find his bark to warn them in time?Ginormous Joe's Broken Bark is a great read-aloud for families that have recently got a dog and teaches a lesson on how everyone has a purpose.---AUTHOR S C CUNNINGHAM---Owned by 3 dogs and 2 cats, Cunningham normally writes suspense thrillers. As respite from her crime novels she creates children's picture books. Each with a theme to gently teach our precious young and help start-up thought-provoking conversations between parent and child.An ex-model, British born of Irish roots, she married a rock musician and has worked in the exciting worlds of music, film, sports celebrity management, and as a Crime Investigator and Intelligence Analyst for the Police.She supports causes for; Veterans, MH, Child and Animal Protection.---SERIES REVIEWS---"This was the cutest book that touched my heart. The author did an outstanding job, I enjoyed it and I think that any child would love this story too.""Hooray for Ginormous Joe! What a great story. Pure love really does have redeeming/transforming properties doesn't it? I want to meet Ginormous Joe and give him a great big hug. Gorgeous illustrations!""A lesson in life for us all. I shall remember liswat. I know a beautiful large white dog just like Jo who listens and watches.""So real. Fires the imagination - makes you look at animals in a different light - waiting for books 3 and 4""A cute series that will appeal to kids and adults alike.""It will resonate with young readers, giving rise to some interesting conversations.""I really liked how sweet this story was. Not only does it showcase what a difference kindness can make (a lesson I think children should definitely learn, especially because bullying seems to be rampant nowadays), it also showcases that being "broken" or different isn't a bad thing. Joe learns that all he needs is love, patience, and kindness."---www.sccunningham.com@sccunningham8@GinormousJoe

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781449031169
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 10/08/2009
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.12(d)

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