Helen Keller's Best Friend Belle (Hardcover)

By Holly M. Barry, Jennifer Thermes (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807531983, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2013

List Price: 16.99*
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Many know the story of Helen Keller's journey to learn to communicate. And many have heard of Anne Sullivan, the brilliant teacher who helped Helen understand. But have you ever heard about Belle the dog? In this new picture book biography of Helen Keller's early life, readers are introduced to her beloved dog, Belle, who is with Helen every step of the way!

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.