In Sydney Finds a Job, children follow
as she tries to find a job that's right for her. Through humor, she tries several
different jobs that just don't work out, but she finally finds one she loves.
Helping children read.
Sydney Finds a Job is more than just a book.
is a real dog with a real job, helping children learn to read. The Australian
Sheppard/Chow mix was adopted from a no-kill animal shelter by author Thom
Battisto about two years ago.
The First Lady Laura Bush had this to say after receiving a copy of Sydney Finds a Job.
Shari and Thom,
Thank you... for your work with the Read to Sydney Foundation and for sharing
---First Lady Laura Bush
About the authors:
Shari Shaw Todd grew up in a small town that gave seed to big dreams of being an author. Co-writing this book with Mr. Battisto has helped her make two dreams come true: now she gets to be involved with kids and animals. Ms. Todd is currently dreaming up ideas for other books in the “Read to
Sydney” series. Look
for them to follow.
Thom Battisto was born in
and raised in the Chicago, Illinois Chicago suburbs.
He is now a Florida resident and
is a passionate advocate of animal rights. He has adopted several shelter dogs
and has volunteered at a local shelter. Wanting to do even more, Thom and other
supporters started the nonprofit organization called “Read to Sydney.”
This is Thom's first book.
Sydney Finds a Job will delight early readers as well as older children and inspires a joy of reading in all ages. Stay tuned to this blog, JLB Creatives Publishing on Facebook, Twitter and G+ for more the release date and festivities to follow!
So what do you think of your first peek at Sydney?