Renee Pierce Williams Talks About Caring for Umbrella Cockatoos

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New book teaches the do’s and don’ts of caring for one of the world’s most amazing birds through the charming voice of Dolly, an Umbrella Cockatoo.

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Having a pet at home can be a very rewarding experience. According to an article featured in, “pets can ease loneliness, reduce stress, promote social interaction and encourage exercise and provide humans with unconditional love and affection.” As an animal lover, pet care provider, and pet owner, Renee Pierce Williams knows the many joys that pets bring to a home, and in her new book, Hello! My Name is Dolly, she shares practical tips and useful information with those who are thinking of owning an Umbrella Cockatoo.

Umbrella Cockatoos are known to be very social creatures and can be very affectionate towards humans. Hello! My Name is Dolly is an engaging and informative book on how to properly care for one of the world’s most intelligent and fun-loving of all avian species. This adorable book is the second for this mother-daughter duo and is filled with hand-painted illustrations by Williams’ daughter, Shelby Renee Williams. It is based on their actual experiences with their beloved Umbrella Cockatoo, Dolly.

The book is told in the animated voice of Dolly. An engaging and charming narrator, Dolly guides readers through the proper care of Umbrella Cockatoos and describes their characteristics and breed instincts.

“Hello! My Name Is Dolly is a must read and will educate your child about the breed instincts and characteristics of one of the world’s most lovable and intelligent, yet often misunderstood, exotic avian species. Because of their long lifespan, which can continue beyond eighty years, these birds require more than a lifetime of love, responsibility, and dedication from the whole family. Dolly will give you and your children her own list of do’s and don’ts while capturing your hearts with her irresistible, charismatic personality,” says Williams.

Informative and endearing, Hello! My Name Is Dolly is a great starting place for adults and children who are curious about the life-long dedication and responsibility of owning an Umbrella Cockatoo and an overall exciting read for any pet owner or animal lover.

About the Author
Renee Pierce Williams was born and raised in Georgia. After college, she began her seventeen-year career at a Fortune 100 company, where she held positions in both the Marketing and Legal Documentation divisions. Williams is also the author of the five-star rated, GCBA-nominated children’s book titled, Buck The Good Doog and owns Animates, an in-home pet care business. Her love for animals began at a very early age. She has raised, shown and cared for all types of animals, large and small. For more information about Williams, the actual animals featured in her books, or a personally autographed copy, readers may visit her website at or her Facebook page at

Hello! My Name Is Dolly * by Renee Pierce Williams
Publication Date: November 6, 2013
Picture Book; $12.99; 24 pages; 978-1-4931-1442-9
Picture Book Hardcover; $19.99; 24 pages; 978-1-4931-1443-6
e-book; $3.99; 978-1-4931-1444-3

To request a complimentary paperback review copy, contact the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7879. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (812) 355-4079 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879. For more information, contact Xlibris at (888) 795-4274 or on the web at

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