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Bella & Blue

Bella Meets Blue

78 pages
The Little Press

The Anna Dewdney Read Together Award- Honor Book
Cybils Award Nominee

The Dog Writer's Association of America -Runner up Early Readers

"Warm and cozy illustrations provide the perfect complement to the characters and the storyline." -Midwest Book Review

Bella & Blue is a graphic early reader series that celebrates life's everyday struggles, silliness, and surprises.

Eight year old Bella has anxiety. Small things aren't so small for Bella. But with the help of her colorful dog, Blue, and her grandma, Gigi, who has a flair for all things French and over-the-top hats, Bella can handle every day's twists and turns.

Blue is the companion children dream of. The therapy dog that plays paddy-cake to calm Bella's nerves & take away her blues.

Celebrate the beauty of being blue, in this first book of the graphic early reader series, Bella & Blue. Book 1 contains 3 short stories, perfect for the stamina of emerging readers.

Author Bio
Berrie Torgan-Randall has been passionate about children's literature since she was a little girl, and has fed her desire by becoming a children's librarian and by pursuing a career as an illustrator and writer of children's books. Berrie's professional experience includes illustrating books for various businesses and academic institutions. Berrie is the Illustrator Coordinator for the Eastern PA SCBWI. Berrie is an active contributor to the Eastern PA SCBWI blog. Bella & Blue is Berrie's debut children's book.