NEEDHAM, Mass. - Fetch, sit, stay and roll over are not the words that rescue dog Cooper wants to hear. More of a dog-about-town, he prefers steak sauce on his kibble, attending the ballet and driving the family car! Michelle Lander Feinberg’s debut children’s book Please Don’t Tell Cooper He’s a Dog follows the beloved family pet and his nose for travel and adventure in a hilarious tale intended for children aged 2 to 8.
After being adopted from an animal shelter, Cooper is showered with attention by all the loving members of his adoptive family. He immediately fits right into his new home and quickly gains ‘head of household’ status! But being treated like a member of the family rather than an animal makes Cooper a little confused about how dogs are supposed to behave.
Whether he is dining from a plate, skiing, eating croissants in Paris or practicing yoga, Cooper and his human-like ways are shared in whimsical rhymes and playfully brought to life by illustrator Anna Mosca,
“As a life-long animal lover and advocate, I know how well-loved dogs are more than mere pets; they are also important members of the family,” said Feinberg. “The book is designed to celebrate rescue animals and how finding the perfect match can bring people much joy and change their lives for the better.”
Please Don’t Tell Cooper He’s a Dog can be purchased online through SDP Publishing, Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other retailers.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR— Michelle Lander Feinberg is an attorney who lives in Massachusetts with her husband, Andrew, their five children, a dog, and a mouse. As a life-long animal advocate, she is a strong supporter of animal welfare organizations and does her best to spread the word of the importance of adopting pets from animal shelters and rescue groups. For more information on Please Don’t Tell Cooper He’s a Dog, visit www.cooperthedog.com.