Thursday, April 4, 2024

Enter to #Win a copy of From the Pocket of an Overcoat by R. Vincent! #Giveaway Open to USA & Ends 4/18!


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Hey, friends! 🌟 I just stumbled upon the most heartwarming children’s book, and I can’t wait to share it with you. You know how much I adore finding the perfect book for our reading time, and this one is an absolute gem!

This delightful tale takes us on a magical journey of animal adoption, acceptance, and empathy—perfect themes for the holiday season. Picture this: a cozy cat named Max Buckles, snug in the pocket of an overcoat, embarking on a quest to find his forever home. 🐾

What’s even more touching is that this story is based on real-life events. Author and illustrator Robert Vincent’s son, Matthew, adopted Max from a homeless woman in Dallas. The adventures of Max, from the city to the countryside, surrounded by Farmer Buckles and a bunch of adorable dogs, is a heartwarming reminder of the power of love and acceptance.

“From the Pocket of an Overcoat” is based on the real-life story of a cat named Max adopted by Vincent’s son Matthew from a homeless woman who found Max as a tiny kitten and had him in the pocket of her overcoat as she was trying to find him a home. In the book, Max Buckles’ journey of finding a new home from the city to the country with Farmer Buckles and his other animals (including four dogs) discovers a true sense of belonging within his new family. Max’s story about self-identity, acceptance, adoption, and animal rescue provides the perfect opportunity to bring awareness about rescuing a homeless cat during International Rescue Cat Day. Like Max, millions of cats in shelters and on the streets are looking to be adopted into a new home and family.

The author says, “As teachers and students head back to school after a surreal few years, this book puts things in perspective and gives everyone a welcomed dose of love, fun and humor.”

You can purchase it here.

And readers can follow the book on Instagram and Facebook, and can also send an email to hello@maxbuckles.com with proof of purchase to get a special Thank You note from Max himself.

A portion of each book sale will be donated to organizations that promote animal rescue and adoption including The Humane Society, Best Friends and Alley Cat Allies.

Enter to #Win a copy of From the Pocket of an Overcoat by R. Vincent! #Giveaway Open to USA & Ends 4/18! Good Luck! 

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13 comments:

  1. This sounds like a really heart-warming story! I know my love of reading came from my mom, who is an avid reader and read to us as children.. I really believe there is a lot of value in raising readers!

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  2. Sounds like a good book.

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  3. Thank you for posting about this children's book, it sounds like a wonderful story to read with my grandchildren

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  4. This looks like a great read for the kiddos! They are learning about empathy.

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  5. It really does sound darling!

    —Elizabeth

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  6. This book sounds so adorable and one we would love to read.
    heather hgtempaddy

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  7. I love the cover. Looks like a great kids book.

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  8. Sounds like a sweet book. Adopt! Don't shop.

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  9. Aww this sounds absolutely adorable and a wonderful story.

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  10. Awww, it’s a cute story.

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  11. I think it looks really good and that my niece would love it.

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