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Book Title: Ralphie, Always Loved by Andrea Yerramilli
Illustrated by: Samantha Van Riet
Category: Children's Fiction, 32 pages
Genre: Children's Picture Book
Publisher: About Something Good, LLC
Release date: October 28, 2017
Tour dates: April 9 to May 4, 2018
Content Rating: G
This is the story of the life, love, and adventures of a beloved family dog, and how he delighted and touched his family and everyone he met.
Ralphie was born with a heart on his belly.
He loves food, his family, his friends, his neighbors.
He loves pretty much everything and everyone.
And they love him back.
And that's how it is all through his life.
Read the book and fall in love with him too.
Rambunctious and hyperactive, Ralphie had already been returned to the animal shelter three times, but when Andrea and her husband adopted him and gave him a loving home where he was understood, accepted, and taught, he learned fast. As Ralphie's human family grew, so did his capacity for love and the ways he could express it. He remained a loving and beloved family member who touched the hearts of the whole neighborhood until he was ready to say goodbye at the grand-old age of sixteen. Ralphie, Always Loved will remind you of all that is good, and reaffirm your belief in love's power to uplift and transform.
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Meet the Author:
Andrea has always been an avid reader and that jumpstarted her imagination at a very early age. In fact she escaped to the Land of Make Believe more often than her mother liked.
She is a former marketing professional who is a mom to kids both with and without fur. Andrea says that it helps to have one foot planted firmly in reality while the other is foot loose and fancy free in Imagination Land. She enjoys the best of both worlds.
In 2013, Andrea and her husband started About Something Good (ASG) as a vehicle to curate, inspire and share goodness in the world. In a world where negative images flood the media, and words like “hate” get tossed around so easily, Andrea felt she needed a space that encouraged and focused on the words like “love” and the beauty that is life.
Andrea is committed to finding the good in everything, and believes: that a sense of belonging to someone's heart is what makes us feel complete, that kindness goes a long way, and that keeping your mind and heart open can help when things happen that you don't understand.
Andrea lives in New Jersey with her husband and children.
Connect with the author: Website ~ Twitter ~ Facebook ~ Instagram
BOOK SPOTLIGHT TOUR SCHEDULE:
April 9 - Working Mommy Journal - book spotlight / interview / giveaway
April 9 - Rockin' Book Reviews - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
April 9 - XoXo Book Blog - book spotlight / giveaway
April 10 - Bibliotheque - book spotlight / guest post
April 10 - Paulette's Papers - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
April 11 - Library of Clean Reads - book spotlight / giveaway
April 12 - The Pen and Muse - book spotlight / giveaway
April 12 - T's Stuff - book spotlight / interview / giveaway
April 13 - #redhead.with.book - book spotlight / giveaway
April 16 - 411 on Books, Authors, and Publishing News - bk spotlight / int / giveaway
April 16 - My Life. One Story at a Time. - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
April 16 - Katie’s Clean Book Collection - book spotlight / giveaway
April 17 - Books Direct - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
April 17 - Writer with Wanderlust - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
April 18 - Bookworm for Kids - book spotlight / interview / giveaway
April 19 - Fantastic Feathers - book spotlight / interview / giveaway
April 20 - Jane Reads - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
April 22 - Writers and Authors - book spotlight / giveaway
April 23 - Bound 2 Escape - book spotlight / interview / giveaway
April 23 - Travelling Through Words - book spotlight / giveaway
April 24 - This and That Book Blog - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
April 25 - Books are love - book spotlight / interview / giveaway
April 26 - Sefina Hawke's Books - book spotlight
April 27 - 100 Pages A Day - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
April 30 - Books for Books - book spotlight
April 30 - Blooming with Books - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
May 1 - Svetlana's Reads and Views - book spotlight / giveaway
May 2 - The Autistic Gamer - book spotlight / giveaway
May 3 - JBronder Book Reviews - book spotlight / guest post
May 4 - KC Beanie Boos Collection - book spotlight / interview / giveaway
May 4 - The Book Girl - book spotlight / giveaway
Enter the Giveaway!
Ends May 12
4/9/2018 04:04:18 pm
Dogs are a great friend, they are loyal and smart
4/16/2018 05:30:28 pm
You are so right! Dogs are amazing!!
4/9/2018 09:05:20 pm
Dogs are very insightful about sensing what owners are thinking and make people feel important.
4/16/2018 05:31:36 pm
Dogs are very much in tune with our feelings and emotions. They are truly amazing companions!
4/11/2018 08:55:09 pm
the cover is so cute! i need to read this
4/16/2018 05:32:33 pm
I hope you love the book as much as the cover! xo, Andie
4/16/2018 09:50:42 pm
4/28/2018 12:21:42 pm
Good Luck!!! xo, Andie
4/17/2018 06:46:50 am
Dogs are so loyal, smart, compassionate, and they give you unconditional love. I love my furry children and couldn't imagine my life without them. They make great pets for many reasons.
4/28/2018 12:23:29 pm
I've been a dog mom for almost 19 years and have had dogs my whole life, and I agree with you!! Dogs bring out the best in us. xo, Andie
9/28/2022 12:37:18 pm
First time reading this blog thanks for sharing.
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