“Little Boy Blue” Named Best Pet Book of 2012

Little Boy Blue coverForeWord Reviews, which features books by independent and smaller publishing houses, has just announced the winners of its 2012 Book of the Year Contest. I am thrilled to announce that Little Boy Blue took first prize, earning the gold medal in the pet-book category.

This is the second national award that Little Boy Blue has earned, and the fourth for which the book has been a finalist. The Dog Writers Association of America gave Little Boy Blue its 2012 Merial Human-Animal Bond Award and named it one of the four best general-interest books of the year. The American Society of Journalists and Authors named Little Boy Blue one of the five best general-interest nonfiction books of the year.

I feel so blessed to receive such recognition for this book, which continues to raise money with each copy sold for The Petfinder Foundation to help more dogs like Blue. My congratulations go out to all of the other finalists and winners in the competitions, with deepest thanks to all of the judges.

Special thanks also to the book’s editor, Angela Tartaro, and marketing manager, Eric Lowenhar, who remain strong pillars of support at the book’s publishing house, Barron’s. Without them, none of this would be happening. What a fantastic team.

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