Helen Keller's Best Friend Belle (Hardcover)

By Holly M. Barry, Jennifer Thermes (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807531983, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2013



Many know the story of Helen Keller's journey to learn to communicate without the ability to see or hear. In this new picture book biography of Keller's early life, readers are introduced to her beloved dog, Belle, who is with Helen every step of the way! Full color.

About the Author

Holly M. Barry is a graduate of Wheaton College and has published numerous articles, crafts, and recipes in a variety of award-winning children's magazines. Her first children's book, The Witch and the Long Leather Bag, is a retold Irish fairy tale published in 2000. Holly currently resides in Barrington, Rhode Island. Jennifer Thermes is an acclaimed children's book author and illustrator, who also creates maps for magazine and book publishing clients. Her books include The Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever! and Maggie & Oliver, or A Bone of One's Own. She lives in Newtown, Connecticut.