Book Review/Giveaway: Adventures with Buster. Ends April 29th
Adventures with Buster: The Adventures Begin with a Guide Dog Named Buster by London Lake Pickett and illustrated by Lynda F Wilson
About the Book: Adventures with Buster” is a children’s book that will entertain and educate readers about guide dogs and blindness. This is the first book in which London Lake Pickett shares experiences she has had with her guide dog named Buster.
My Review: Meet Buster a Guide Dog who is trained to guide, protect and follow commands in public and at home.
The author London L. Pickett is blind in her left eye and has about ten percent of her vision in her right eye, she shares her story about Buster. Buster is a black Goldador born at the Southeastern Guide Dogs and professionally trained. When London met Buster it was love at first sight. The time she spent with Buster showed her that he was a strong, smart and gentle dog. She also found out that Buster likes to chew acorns, grass, sticks, rock and even feathers, and even likes to chase bunnies and eat frogs.
Buster wears a harness only when he is working with a sign on the harness that says, “Please don’t pet me I’m working”. It is important to ignore a guide dog when he/she has a sign like that on. There is a list of commands that a guide dog and its owner need to know, this is to ensure their owner gets around safely.
This is a great educational story not only for children but for adults as well. The Illustrations by Lynda Farrington Wilson helps tell the story.
Paperback: 35 pages
Disclaimer: As per FTC guidelines, I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for my honest review. I received no monetary compensation. All opinions expressed here are mine and mine alone.
Buster lives in North Carolina with London, her husband and children, their three dogs, a cat named Bear and four fish.” Adventures with Buster” is the first in a series, “The Buster Series”. “Vacations with Buster” “The Adventures Continue with a Guide Dog Named Buster” is coming soon!
There will be 1 winner
This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only!
Winner will be selected by Random.org
Also win a Size small “Adventures with Buster” t-shirt
Giveaway Ends April 29th , 2013
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