Daisy to the Rescue (Paperback)

True Stories of Daring Dogs, Paramedic Parrots, and Other Animal Heroes

By Jeff Campbell, Ramsey Beyer (Illustrator)

Zest Books, 9781942186588, 336pp.

Publication Date: January 7, 2025

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/7/2014)

List Price: 14.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

Who rescued who? This popular animal-shelter bumper sticker captures an enduring emotional truth: With their love and companionship, animals save our lives every day. But sometimes, to our utter amazement and everlasting gratitude, animals literally save our lives. Daisy to the Rescue collects over fifty heartwarming real-life stories of animals rescuing people, in which their bravery and compassion have meant the difference between life and death.


About the Author

Jeff Campbell, author of Daisy to the Rescue (2014) and Last of the Giants (2015), is a writer and book editor who has enjoyed a diverse 25-year career in publishing. He was an award-winning travel writer for Lonely Planet for over a decade, coauthoring a dozen travel guides, including several editions of USA, Hawaii, Florida, and Southwest. As a book editor, he has specialized in nonfiction, notably helping to develop four of Dr. Marc Bekoff’s books on the emotional lives of animals, which inspired his passion for his own writing about animals. Currently, Jeff is also a part-time creative writing teacher for grade school students in Morristown, New Jersey, where he lives with his wife and children.

Ramsey Beyer is a comic artist and freelance illustrator living in Philadelphia. She is the author and illustrator of two autobiographical graphic novels, Little Fish: A Memoir from a Different Kind of Year (Zest, 2013), and Year One (2012). Beyer has also been published in several books, including Fanzines by Teal Triggs, Make a Zine!, and Don't Leave Your Friends Behind.