Children’s Book is a Written Treat for Feline Lovers

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Author Barbara Lutz’s engaging picture book to be featured at this year’s Frankfurt International Book Fair in Germany on October 12-16

Cats have positive effects on human moods. According to and other health sites, research carried out by anthrozoologists claims that these feline friends could alleviate negative moods – helping people cope with a variety of ailments and depression. In her love for cats, author Barbara Lutz pens My Cat, a charming picture book that young children will love.

My Cat is a vibrant picture book that displays the love and friendship of a young girl to her cat, vice versa. Through rhyme and rhythm, it tells how these two get along and how they enjoy each other’s company. Young readers will witness their daily routine and will feel the presence of their special bond throughout the pages. Furthermore, its easy-to-read lines and colorful illustrations will invite emerging and reluctant readers to start reading or learn to read faster.

Made available through Xlibris, My Cat is a heartwarming children’s book that portrays the author’s fondness for cats and leaves the message of friendship and love to readers.

This book will be featured at the 2011 Frankfurt Book Exhibit in Frankfurt, Germany, on October 12 to 16, 2011. For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to

About the Author
Barbara Peer Lutz grew up in a farming community near Wardensville, West Virginia. As a child, she had a pet lamb, a pet chicken, and numerous cats. Her love of poetry and reading began at an early age. She wrote “My Cat,” while in elementary school and continues to choose poetry as her favorite medium of expression.

Barbara’s love of literature led her to pursue a career in education with a major in English and a minor in Social Studies. She later earned a Master of Education in Reading Education at James Madison University. Her teaching career has encompassed K-adult learners.

Currently, she is a facilitator for Professional Development Workshops at The Catholic University in Washington, D.C. where she incorporates children’s picture books into her courses.

She and her husband, Dennis, live in Alexandria, Virginia.

My Cat * by Barbara Lutz
Publication Date: July 27, 2011
Picture Book; $12.99; 24 pages; 978-1-4628-4512-5
Picture Book Hardcover; $19.99; 24 pages; 978-1-4628-4513-2

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