‘Bosco the Beagle Goes to School’: A New Rhyming Children’s Story

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Sharon Stancil Howard uses talking dog to teach about friendship, math, having sense of humor

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Howard says she wrote her book to exhibit the strong bond that can exist between humans and animals and that love, acceptance and friendship transcend all boundaries. She also teaches about the importance of being able to laugh at oneself.

The new rhyming children’s story “Bosco the Beagle Goes to School” (published by Trafford Publishing) by Sharon Stancil Howard continues the Bosco the Beagle series by depicting Bosco’s activities when he accompanies his boy, Beanie, to school.

From the day Beanie discovered Bosco, every day has been an adventure. In this clever new book, Bosco takes the bus to school with Beanie. Bosco admires the teacher and uses his experience counting bones to teach the class about math. He brings humor into the classroom, along with some of his mischievous antics.

Howard says she wrote her book to exhibit the strong bond that can exist between humans and animals and that love, acceptance and friendship transcend all boundaries. She also teaches about the importance of being able to laugh at oneself.

An excerpt from “Bosco the Beagle Goes to School”:

“But he got kind of carsick for
the bus ride was bumpy
And the kids were so loud the
bus driver got grumpy.
But none of this mattered
when Bosco met the teacher
For no canine around could
compare to this creature.”

“Bosco the Beagle Goes to School”
By Sharon Stancil Howard
Softcover | 8.5 x 8.5 in | 40 pages | ISBN 9781490736488
E-Book | 40 pages | ISBN 9781490736471
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
A native of North Carolina, Sharon Stancil Howard graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in nursing. She moved to Virginia, where she continued to practice in medicine, surgery, oncology and women's health. As a mother to three children and four dogs, Howard witnessed the strong bond that is often created between humans and animals – one that enriches the lives of so many.

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 trafford.com.

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