‘A Forever Family’ Uses Animals to Teach Young Readers

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Author Sal A. Edwards pens children’s book about adoption, sibling rivalry and more

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Each animal brings his or her own personality to the story.

Author Sal A. Edwards sets out to teach children important life lessons using a cast of memorable animal characters in his wisdom-filled new children’s book, “A Forever Family: Living in the Big House” (published by Inspiring Voices).

“A Forever Family: Living in the Big House” tells the story of a generous family who opens their home to adopt homeless animals. First to arrive is Stubs, a gray cat with no tail, who is jealous when Max the white dog gets adopted five years later. Stubs and Max learn many lessons as the family continues to grow. Bitsi the kitten joins the family; next comes a beautiful bird named Sunshine. Last to join the family is another dog named Lolita.

Each animal brings his or her own personality to the story. They have many differences and do not always get along but they each learn and teach lessons in his or her way. Children will delight in the adventures of this family of furry friends in a tale that addresses adoption, compassion, diversity, acceptance, bullying, making friends, listening to grown-ups and more.

“A Forever Family: Living in the Big House”
By Sal A. Edwards
Softcover | 8.5 x 8.5 in | 42 pages | ISBN 9781462403295
E-Book | 44 pages | ISBN 9781462403301
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Sal A. Edwards has over 25 years of experience working with children. He remains dedicated to children, serving as governing board president of Copper Canyon and Desert Pointe Academies located in Peoria, Ariz., where he resides. He enjoys camping, writing and spending time with his wife, Linda, and their family.

Inspiring Voices, a service of Guideposts, is dedicated to helping authors share their words of hope, faith and inspiration with the world. A strategic publishing partnership with indie book publishing leader, Author Solutions, Inc.; Inspiring Voices allows authors to publish inspirational and spiritual books without respect to their specific doctrine, denomination or political point-of-view. Authors published through Inspiring Voices benefit from access to exclusive Guideposts marketing services, with select titles appearing in a special collection at Guideposts.org. For more information on publishing with Inspiring Voices, log on to inspiringvoices.com or call 866-697-5313.

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