Virtual Zoo Visits Young Boy in His Imagination; New Release by Susannah Gray

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An imaginative young boy opens his home to a series of imaginary playmates – most with four legs – in this new illustrated children’s book released by Dog Ear Publishing.

Dog Ear Publishing releases “Alligators Coming!!” by Susannah Gray.

(The book) features imaginative adventures led by the author’s son, Zach Jones, who drew the illustrations for the book.

A single act of make-believe – pretending her bed was a boat – transformed the author’s house into a veritable zoo when her oldest son was young. This new illustrated children’s book features a cast of creatures that includes bears, monkeys, sharks and, especially, alligators. Critters that are even more fanciful make an appearance as well, with dragons visiting to check out the toy trains.

“Alligators Coming!!” features imaginative adventures led by the author’s son, Zach Jones, who drew the illustrations for the book. When Zach was a toddler, he didn’t talk much, so when he did speak, his family really paid attention. Shouting “Alligators coming!” was one such phrase, followed by Zach running around the house to escape them. Soon, whenever he wanted to play with his pretend animal friends, he yelled “Alligators coming!” Now his mom never knows when sharks will make themselves at home in the bathtub, monkeys will jump on the bed or bears will lounge on couches and teach Zach to growl.

This is the second children’s book for author Susannah Gray, who works as a training specialist for Child, Youth and School Services on the small military base in the Republic of the Marshall Islands where she lives. Her son Zach drew the illustrations. Her first book, “Gotta See Nathan!”, was illustrated by her son Nathan. Gray was born and raised in Alabama.
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Alligators Coming!!
Susannah Gray
Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-4575-1316-9, 20 pages, $15.00 US

Available at Ingram,, Barnes & Noble and fine bookstores everywhere.

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