Albrecht, Kat; Murphy, Jana: The Lost Pet Chronicles: Adventures of a K-9 Cop Turned Pet Detective, Bloomsbury, 2004 & 2005 – Kat Albrecht, the nation’s first law-enforcement-based pet detective, shares her inspiring and heartbreaking journey from working as a beat cop to becoming an expert in locating lost pets. Parade, Ladies’ Home Journal, selected by the New York Public Library’s “Book for the Teen Age 2005? as “one of the best of the previous year’s publishing for teenagers, 12 to 18 years old.”
Bradley, Carol: Saving Gracie: How One Dog Escaped the Shadowy World of Puppy Mills, Howell, 2010 – The heartwarming story of the rescue and transformation of a puppy-mill dog in a case that galvanized the animal rescue industry. World rights sold.
Diamond, Wendy: It’s a Dog’s World: The Savvy Guide to Four-Legged Living, Ballantine, 2010 – A fun and practical book for people who want to make dogs not only part of their lives, but part of their families.
Duno, Steve: Last Dog on the Hill, St. Martin’s Press, 2010 – A memoir about an extraordinary dog who changed the lives of hundreds of people and dogs – from foiling an armed robbery to catching a rapist to amazing scores of unique, heartwarming behaviors.
Forbes, Harrison: Dogtalk: How to Understand What Your Dog is Telling You, St. Martin’s Press, 2008 – Dog trainer, tv pet expert and host of syndicated radio show, Pet Talk Harrison Forbes’s Heart of a Dog is an inspirational memoir featuring the working dogs he has owned, trained, and known.
Guglielmo, Anthony and Cari Lynn: Walrus on My Table: Touching True Stories of Animal Healing, St. Martins, 2000 – As an animal massage therapist, Guglielmo brings you into his world–one that requires immense compassion, courage, and sensitivity– so that you can bear witness to his extra sense that allows him to find an animal’s pain and ease it away. Rights sold in Germany (List), Holland, Italy, Japan. Debut Author
Bailey, Holly Menino: Darwin’s Fox and My Coyote, University of Virginia Press, 2008 – The author seeks out a rare South American fox, a disappearing California fox, and a common New York coyote, and is drawn into the question of why conservation biology isn’t enough to win the race to save wild animals.
Pelicano, Rick; Lauren Tjaden: Bombproof Your Horse: Teach Your Horse to Be Confident, Obedient, and Safe, No Matter What You Encounter, Trafalgar Square, 2004 – A clearly illustrated manual that shows equestrians how to prepare their mounts for the unexpected, turning them into safer, more pleasurable mounts. Debut Author
Pelicano, Rick; Eliza McGraw: Better Than Bombproof: New Ways to Make Your Horse a Solid Citizen and Keep You Safe on the Ground, in the Arena, and on the Trail, Trafalgar Square, July 2010.
Robins, Sandy: For the Love of Cats, Triumph Books, 2011 – Expressing the passion felt for pets using all 26 letters of the alphabet accompanied by rhymes, colorful illustrations, and informative text, this tribute to cats explores the feline obsession in a fresh and humorous way.
Robins, Sandy: Fabulous Felines: Health and Beauty Secrets for the Pampered Cat, TFH, 2008 – The only comprehensive and up-to-date book devoted entirely to the vast array of feline well-being lifestyle trends plus health, grooming, and beauty treatments currently available.
Tarte, Bob: Enslaved by Ducks, Algonquin, 2003 & 2004 – This witty account reveals the truth of animal ownership: who really owns who, the complicated logistics of accommodating many species under one roof, the intricate routines that evolve, and the distinct and insistent personalities of every animal in the house. Debut Author
Tarte, Bob: Fowl Weather, Algonquin, 2007 & 2008 – Bob Tarte’s second book returns us to the Michigan house where 39 animals rule the roost. But as things seem to spiral out of control, as his parents age and his mother’s grasp on reality loosens, Bob finds support from the gaggle of animals around him.