and a loving pet = a lasting bond
Anyone who has ever owned a pet
understands the bond forged.
Now add a disability to the picture
and the bond tightens even more between owner and pet. Especially when your pet is your ears as is the case in “I Am
Jean brings us a delightful and
true account of Gizmo, the little pup who eventually found a loving home as a ‘hearing dog’, in the pup’s
point of view. Gizmo takes us along in his story from his experience in the kennel, his certification as a hearing dog, all
the way to his happy new home.
Mary Jane Archer does a great
job adding just the right pictures to add visuals for the young readers to appreciate the value of the book even further.
The San Francisco Society for
the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is now celebrating 136 years of service
and friendship to animals as stated at the back in Jean’s NOTES AND NUMBERS
FROM THE AUTHOR. Through I Am Her Ears
children will appreciate these specials dogs we sometimes forget they have the ability to be more than just ‘pets’.
book is a quick read with very cute pictures spread out throughout this tender and touching tale. The reader gets to feel and see the dog’s perspective and how the little animal feels while he hopes
a family will take them home with them.
This 26 page hard cover children’s
book is a great read for family reading. Its educational value in learning all about these hearing aid dogs will sharpen a
young child's mind to appreciate and value these animals ever further.
Lea Schizas – Muse Book Reviewer