The Search for Your Best Furever Friend, An Animal Alphabet Adventure is a story that young children will enjoy again and again. The colorful illustrations and delightful text will capture the attention and imagination of young learners. Although the “animal” narrator is making a case for being a best friend, this book will show the variety of animals that could possibly fill that role. The book provides a good lesson for young children – it’s possible to have many “best” friends.
“The Search for Your Best Furever Friend” is a delightful animal alphabet book adventure! It’s a fun book for adults to read to children. Early readers will also enjoy reading by themselves using the rhyming words to aid in their learning and reading practice. Readers of all ages will enjoy the animal action packed illustrations. As a primary level teacher for over 40 years, this book is sure to be added to my personal collection of alphabet books!” —Susan Robards, 1st Grade Teacher Notre Dame de Sion School, Kansas City, MO
“This clever book uses animals to explore the alphabet with young children and help them discover that it is possible to have fun adventures with many different friends.” —Patricia T. Ward, MEd, Educator for 38 years and Former Principal, Christ the King School, Atlanta, GA
About the Authors
Julie Snodgrass is a native of Louisiana and has worked in the education field for over 15 years. She received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Speech Pathology from the University of Arkansas and the University of Tennessee, respectively. In previous years, she was fortunate to be a stay-at-home mom while raising her five sons. She has always recognized the supreme importance of reading regularly with children and looks forward to doing the same with her grandchildren. Julie lives in Kansas City, Missouri with her husband.
Anne Martucci was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. She moved to Georgia to attend the University of Georgia for college and then attended Mercer University for a Master s of Art in Teaching. She has over eight years of teaching experience in elementary education and currently lives in Atlanta with her husband, Danny, young daughter, Mary Claire, and dog, Millie.
About the Illustrator
Rob Peters is also a cartoonist and designer. He has a degree in Visual Communications from Judson College in Elgin, Illinois, and has worked as a cover artist, designer, and freelance artist. He has designed logos, book covers and dozens of children’s picture books. He lives with his wife and family in Topeka, Kansas.