Author Gerald R. (Jerry) Deal Uncovers a Heartwarming Tale

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New book ‘Famous Dog Chowski’ tells about one dog’s journey that earned him fame throughout Texas.

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Dogs are not called man’s best friend for nothing. Author Gerald R. (Jerry) Deal weaves a fascinating and inspiring tale about one schnauzer whose ultimate deed saved lives and endeared him to the lives of the townspeople. “Famous Dog Chowski” (published by Trafford Publishing) will definitely warm any reader’s heart.

An adorable schnauzer came into a Texas family’s life. Mrs. Esparza makes an offer for Paula, a 7-year old girl who needs to be home schooled because of her heart ailment. The little girl may have one of the schnauzer puppies to keep her company. She names him Chowski, after a famous Russian composer whose name she cannot pronounce. The two get along perfectly, but little do they know that their lives will forever change. Chowski will be famous, and for a reason that will melt the readers’ hearts.

Deal tells a heartwarming story that will appeal to animal lovers. The engaging narrative takes them into a journey of discovery and understanding of love. Chowski’s loyalty and devotion for Paula enable him to overcome obstacles and accomplish a seemingly impossible feat. Meant for children, the author hopes that this story is interesting enough to awaken their desire for reading.

An inspirational read, “Famous Dog Chowski” will both entertain and impart to readers a lesson they will never forget. It will remind them that treating animals with love and respect is a just and rewarding thing to do.

Famous Dog Chowski
By Gerald R. (Jerry) Deal
Softcover | 8.5x8.5 in | 44 pages | ISBN 9781466997073
e-book | 44 pages | ISBN 9781466997080
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Gerald R. (Jerry) Deal has been a news reporter and editor for some 40 years, He has written scores of articles for newspapers that he worked for and later edited copy for reporters who worked for him. He also has written articles for magazines, but this is his first venture in writing a fictional children's book. He says he really enjoys writing and is also working a story on his life, which he says at times was quite interesting.. He presently lives in Harlingen in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Widowed, he is the father of six children and many grandchildren.

He also has served as director of community affairs for a minor baseball league and owned a weekly newspaper. He presently has an online publication,

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC, author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit

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