Jean Alfieri is the author of a collection of easy-reader rhymers starring her often mischievous and always adorable rescue pug named Zuggy.
Jean Alfieri is the author of a collection of easy-reader rhymers starring her often mischievous and always adorable rescue pug named Zuggy. When her eyes locked with those of a smooshy-faced, little dog who sat inside a kennel at the Humane Society, she was smitten. He captured her heart and she captured his many adventures which teach readers about the power of love and the joy of life. Zuggy the Rescue Pug books include:
Four on the Floor, Bellyache Blues, Six Tales, and the newest: Adoption Day.
Jean’s Talkabook program includes easy rhyming lessons, starting with a fun way of meeting your child by creating picture-words. She shares highlights of her volunteer work at her local Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, where she is part of a team that goes out on rescue-runs to different parts of Colorado. Kids can even meet the pug that inspires her stories!
Jean and her husband enjoy adopting senior dogs, or as they prefer to call them, “vintage puppies”. She has been the proud fur-mom of more than 10 rescue dogs (including 2 pugs) and finds great story-characters through her work. When she’s not writing, she is building up Zuggy’s social media presence which includes videos on the ZuggyPug You Tube channel as well as Zuggy the Pug’s Instagram and Facebook accounts.
Schedule your Talkabook visit today for a dog-gone good time!