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It’s 1839 and Dash, Queen Victoria’s dog lives in Buckingham Palace with the Queen. Dash knows he is her favorite, but when Prince Albert comes to the Palace, Dash wonders if Victoria still loves him.

This delightful beginning reader for ages 4-8 teaches kids about Great Britain’s Queen Victoria and opening one's heart to love others. Written by Vicki Tashman, the book is 48 page with beautiful illustrations by Wendy All.

2020 Indie B.R.A.G Honoree Award

2019 Creative Child Magazine Book of the Year for Historical Fiction

2019 Moonbeam Silver Medalist award

It’s 1801 and life is good for Buzzy, or so she thinks. Buzzy lives with Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, but her life turns upside down when Thomas tells her that they’re moving to the President’s House. Buzzy doesn’t want to move. What will she do?

This enjoyable early chapter reader for ages 4 – 8 teaches kids about President Jefferson, the new breed of dog he brought home from France and confronting issues about moving.

2017 Mom's Choice Award

2017 Bronze Reader's Favorite Award

2017 Independent Press Award

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