A beautifully illustrated picture book about curiosity, action, mindfulness and the tremendous joy found in the simple things around us. Join fur baby Cooper and his mommy as he explores the world around him.
Immerse into the adventure of this imaginative and playful dog with his loving mommy. Cooper’s enthusiasm taking in his surroundings is sure to bring a smile to all who read this children’s book. The warmth and security he experiences with his mommy is heartwarming.
Cooper's adventure continues in this delightfully illustrated picture book. Join the fun of this adorable dog and his daddy.
Cooper is very excited to get started. He can almost taste the treats. In this story, he engages his senses and draws on his imagination for his favorite game. Daddy joins the fun. Cooper loves to play with him. Daddy happily humors him by creatively setting the stage. Children of all ages, who appreciated his energy and enthusiasm in A Walk with Cooper, will surely fall in love with this one.
A Game with Cooper is the perfect gift for your curious little one. Great to snuggle and read together or for an early reader to undertake on their own.
Debbie is a licensed social worker and certified leadership coach. She specializes in child welfare and child safeguarding with over 25 years experience in leadership and direct practice. Her years in leadership offered opportunities to shape program operations to increase effectiveness in practice. Currently, she shares her experience to inspire other dedicated leaders in social service to pursue and engage in the things that bring them joy as too often the commitment to serve can lead to self-neglect.
Writing children's books, brings together two loves for Debbie; the joy of interacting with children through read alouds and the love of her fur baby Cooper. With her writing, she shares her happiness with many children and hopes to bring them smiles and encouragement to enjoy the simple things in life.
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"...charming story that will appeal to young readers as they snuggle up next to their favorite person...
Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers' Favorite
“…illustrations bring the story to life and give Cooper a personality that is charming and memorable… The story has energy, enthusiasm, adventure, and fun and children will enjoy looking for the treats along with Inspector Cooper…”-Mamta Madhavan, Readers’ Favorite
“…fun and visually engaging children’s book…combining a straightforward story with a clever and educational twist…an excellent addition to your child’s shelf.” -SPR, 5 Stars
“…The lively energy and tone of a very simple yet involving dog story will attract parents and children with a fun set of interactions… Kids who love dogs, detective stories, and action will find A Game with Cooper a delight.” -D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review
Podcast interview for Leadership in Readership S01 Ep01
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2020 Honorable Mention
Zoom Book Birthday Launch
We couldn't celebrate in person so we went Zoom. New York, New Jersey and Florida were represented on the call.
April 1, 2020
A few images of the many Read Alouds
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A small part of the wonderful crowd that came out to kick off the launch of our debut book on April 6, 2019