Join the pre-release fun as we celebrate Gina Loveless and her next book, Animal Rescue Friends - the 1st in a 3-book graphic novel series!
At the Animal Rescue Friends shelter, everyone is looking for a way to belong—kids and animals alike. From Epic! Originals, Animal Rescue Friends is a heartwarming, three-book graphic novel series filled with humor and furry friendships.
Welcome to Animal Rescue Friends, where any stray can find a friendly face—furry or otherwise. This first collection of middle-grade comics includes five tales of found family: A lonely girl living in the suburbs finds happiness with a stray pit bull; a protective mama ferret and her six kits learn to trust a shelter volunteer; a shy boy stands up for himself with the help of a strong-willed bunny; a cantankerous cat helps to mend a troubled relationship, and the shelter's unofficial mascot eventually finds a home. Perfect for animal-loving kids, this adorable comics series will inspire and uplift.
Gina Loveless Gina is also the author of the Diary of a 5th Grade Outlaw series, Puberty is Gross but Also Really Awesome, and pens profiles and pieces on mental health for Men’s Health. Find her at lovelesswriting.com and on Instagram @lovelesswriting.
All Epic Originals stories are vetted by educational experts to ensure they're filled with high-quality, age-appropriate material kids will love and that parents and teachers will approve. Pet adoptions really exploded in 2020 some 85 million families in our country own a pet. Many of those pets are selected at animal shelters. These stories promote social-emotional learning skills and encourage kids to grow and develop their own identities-with the help of animals.