Author Dan Mooneyham’s new book “The Big Surprise” is a heartwarming story of a family that takes in a new puppy and learns important life lessons.

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Recent release “The Big Surprise” from Page Publishing author Dan Mooneyham is the captivating story, based on the author’s life growing up, of a family that takes in a new puppy, named Midnight, and raises Midnight on their farm, learning lessons about the circle of life.

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Dan Mooneyham, a native of rural Missouri, has completed his new book “The Big Surprise”: a gripping and potent story of a family that takes in a new puppy.

Published by Page Publishing, Dan Mooneyham’s heartwarming tale follows the Mooneyham family, inspired by the author’s own experience growing up on a dairy farm in Missouri. One day, the family adopts a new puppy, named Midnight because of his dark color. Midnight and the author’s brother, Doug, were inseparable; if Doug was anywhere outside, Midnight was with him. If Midnight sensed a threat, he was by Doug’s side, rumbling deep in his throat.

Unfortunately, the family loses Midnight, which was a horrible experience for the entire family. However, this loss allowed the family to grow stronger from their shared loss. Living on a farm, loss of life was something the family knew well with a lot of animals, allowing for a better preparation for the real world. Through this charming, illustrated tale, readers of all ages will learn valuable lessons about loss and how to grow from the heartbreaking experience.

Readers who wish to experience this inspiring work can purchase “The Big Surprise” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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