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Book Review: A Pug With a Plan

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My sister turned me on to this book after hearing about it on a Cincinnati radio station.

A Pug With a Plan by Janeen Coyle is a cute, true children’s story about how a family deals with the loss of their pet. Great for helping both kids and adults deal with the topic of grief.

Check it out if you find yourself struggling with that sad situation.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Sammy in the Sky

Both author Barbara Walsh and artist Jamie Wyeth said the story needed to be told because, as Walsh put it, "There's nothing else like this out there." Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS, Robert F. Bukaty / AP

Have you ever had to deal with the grief of losing a beloved pet?  No one wants to go through this, but if you have pets long enough, you will eventually deal with their loss.  As hard as it is for us as adults, think about how much more difficult it would be to process the loss as a child.  To address this concern, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Barbara Walsh has written “Sammy in the Sky” to help parents help their children through the death of a pet.

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