Rudy's New Human (Hardcover)
Sky Pony Press, 9781634501897, 32pp.
Publication Date: January 5, 2016
Life was good for Rudy the dog--until the new baby arrived . . . Rudy loves being top dog in his family of three. When Rudy's human parents tell him that they are having a baby, Rudy thinks the newest member of the family will be interested in the same games he likes--chewing bones, chasing cats, and playing fetch. But Rudy's new human is not what he expected The baby cuts into Rudy's naptime, gets him in trouble, and, worst of all, steals the spotlight Will Rudy ever find his place again in his family now that he's sharing it with the new human? Rudy's New Human is a sweet and humorous story that helps older siblings to learn to share parents' attention--and maybe even become friends with a new family member. Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers--picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
About the Author
Roxanna Elden has been a teacher for eleven years and is the author of See Me After Class: Advice for Teachers by Teachers. Her inspiration for Rudy's New Human came from watching her dog, Rudy Elden, as he adjusted to having a new baby human in the house. She lives in Miami, Florida. Ginger Seehafer is an illustrator who works as a commercial storyboard and concept artist in the Chicagoland area. She studied at the American Academy of Art and started her art career as a caricature artist at Great America. Ginger loves making art that inspires joy and creativity, especially in children who may become future artists themselves. She lives with her husband, two little humans, and two cats in Roselle, Illinois.