Petunia, the Unlikely Little Church Dog

Shirley’s third book, but first for children (4-10) is about a REAL rescue dog, Petunia, the Unlikely Little Church Dog.

petuniaBoth children and adults enjoy reading about how sweet little Petunia, lost on the terrible streets of Houston, later discovers again what real love is!

Claire Gradone, former Youth Services Librarian for Brewster Ladies Library, Brewster, MA for 33 years:

“Delightful! A great story to share with little ones and all who believe in happy endings. Petunia’s story is a warm hug for readers who will cheer for Petunia as she finds love in a most unlikely way.”

Kathy Wetmore, founder of the Shaggy Dog Rescue:

“This heartwarming story is about a sweet little dog that landed on the mean streets of Houston. Sadly it happens every day, but this well-written and beautifully illustrated book has a happy ending. It will melt the heart of any dog lover – this book is one to be passed down in the family for years to come.” kathy@houstonshaggydogrescue.org

From the author:

“Sharing this story has been a delight,” said Pieters Vogel. “Helping children and adults alike to understand how a rescue pet can be a loving part of a family is something that I’m passionate about. I’m especially excited to share my love for animals with young readers.”