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Do you like to color, draw, and write letters?
Are you learning to read and write in a new language?
Savannah Blue’s Activity Book is a dual-language English and Spanish book that introduces you to Great Dane Savannah Blue and lets you create and express yourself within its pages. Have fun in two languages!
In 2000, I created the first book in what has become the children’s series Dear Calla Roo…Love, Savannah Blue. The children’s books also include this Savannah Blue’s Activity Book. One summer when my sister Amy brought her eight-year-old daughter Calla Ruth to visit me in North Carolina, Calla and my Great Dane Savannah Blue became immediate friends. After Amy and Calla Ruth returned home to Maryland, I began writing letters to Calla in what I imagined to be Savannah Blue’s voice. Amy and Calla would read these letters together as though they were bedtime stories and eventually Amy urged me to do something creative with them.
Sudie Rakusin is a visual artist, sculptor, illustrator and children’s book author. Her artwork flows from what moves her: women, animals and the earth.
She creates environments that are lush, rich with color and pattern. Sudie currently resides in Hillsborough, NC, in the woods, on the edge of a meadow, surrounded by her gardens, with her Great Dane, Fiona Fig, and Pitt/Boxer, Marmalade Moon.
Written and Illustrated by Sudie Rakusin
Spanish Translation by Maria Eugenia Spagnoli