Second Edition of Oy, Elephants! is here! Same great story … new and improved design, and a lower price! Be sure to check out this warm, charming story about a young boy’s unforgettable visit with his grandparents. A book every grandparent will want to share with the grandkids.

Oy, Elephants! cover, 2nd Edition

Second Anniversary Edition of Soaring Soren is here! Same great story with a new look, some wonderful new content (including photos of the real Soren!) and a new, lower price on the hardcover! To purchase on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2qKPH6F

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The Last Rhino is a big winner in the 2019 Feathered Quill Book Awards: GOLD WINNER, Best Children’s Animal Book and Best Early Reader!!

A new chapter book for grades 2-5, from the award-winning team of Deborah Stevenson and Morgan Spicer

A new chapter book for grades 2-5, from the award-winning team of Deborah Stevenson and Morgan Spicer

The Last Rhino received four 5-Star reviews from Readers' Favorite! A touching story about family and friendship, loss and courage, and above all, hope.  This chapter book, for ages 7-12, provides children with a fast-paced adventure, while learning about the grave danger the world's rhino population faces at the hands of poachers. The end matter teaches them about rhinos and what they can do to help ensure their future. A significant portion of the proceeds go to rhino conservation charities.


Oy, Elephants! is a BIG winner in the 2018 Feathered Quill Awards! 

  • Gold/Best Animal - Children's/YA Book

  • Silver/2nd Place in Early Readers (6-8 years)

  • Bronze/3rd Place in Humor category!

Feathered Quill Judge's Comments ... "This book is a whole lot of fun! The cover appeals to kids and I wouldn't change anything about either the front or back cover.  The story is adorable and the illustrations are precious. The content is fresh and also a true teaching tool."

Order your copy now on Amazon and other online bookstores!  To order signed copies, go to Buy Books!

It's BIG fun! Check out the book trailer for a sneak preview!



TEACHERS!!  Looking for fun, interesting, age appropriate lesson plans tied to core curriculum? Check out the AKC website Educator Resources for lesson plans based on Soaring Soren, and other dog-related lesson plans.

Soaring Soren soars in the 2018 Feathered Quill Awards! 

  • Silver/2nd Place in Animals - Children's/YA!

  • Bronze/3rd Place in Children's Illustrated!

Feathered Quill Judge's Comments ... "The cover is adorable! In fact, all the illustrations are great! The plot is fun and I love the uniqueness of having vertical pages included (when Soren is "soaring" over the last jump). And the information given on the sport is extremely interesting!"

Soaring Soren is select as a Silver Medal Winner by Readers' Favorite!  (Sept 2017)


Soaring Soren earns Indie Book Awards in two categories!!

Soaring Soren is available!  Click here to buy the book for signed/personalized copies.  You can also order from Amazon, Barnes & Noble or Books-A-Million, or ask your local bookstore to order you a copy!

Readers' Favorite and Midwest Book Review love Soaring Soren!

"I loved this book!" --  Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite

"I loved this book!" -- Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite

  • MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW says - Expressive cartoon color illustrations bring Soren the French Bulldog's amazing and inspiring story to life, bringing joy and inspiration to young readers everywhere. Read the full review here

  • Awarded 5-Star Review by Readers' Favorite ... check it out here!

  • A Dogster Magazine article by Lynn Hayner, about busting out of breed stereotypes!

  • Remembering Soren, article by Deb Stevenson , January 2017 Issue of Clean Run Magazine

  • Unlikely Agility Champ Has Positive Message for Children, article by Penny Leigh, January/February 2017 issue of AKC Family Dog