Wilmington, Delaware Sep 26, 2023 (Issuewire.com) – Dogs, steadfast and loyal, have earned their title of “man’s best friend.” They offer unconditional love, unwavering companionship, and a genuine connection that transcends words. Their wagging tails and loving eyes bring joy, comfort, and a reminder of the beautiful bond between humans and their furry confidants.
Denis O’Neill invites readers of all ages on a heartwarming journey in his latest book, Bradford’s Walk. This delightful tale, beautifully illustrated by Cyrus Quadland, celebrates the simple joys of companionship and the unconditional love of a cherished canine friend.
In this book, readers travel to a picturesque small town in Connecticut, nestled on the edge of Long Island Sound. Here, they meet Bradford, an endearing canine who eagerly awakens each morning when his owners’ grown-up son returns home. With boundless enthusiasm, Bradford pleads to go for a walk, employing a charming blend of cajoling, whimpers, and cries until he gets his way, and their stroll begins.
As Bradford and his human companion embark on their morning parade, readers enjoy a heartwarming journey filled with hellos to neighbors, friendly interactions with fellow pups, and a special bond with the sea–a favorite landmark that never fails to delight Bradford. From frolicking in the bushes to his utter indifference to passing cars, Bradford finds joy in every moment of his walk.
The tale captivates with its vivid, bucolic illustrations and a soothing rhyme scheme that makes it a perfect read-aloud for readers who adore dogs. It’s a story that transcends age, offering both young and old a comforting narrative that speaks about the deep connection we share with our furry companions.
This enchanting book is a collaboration between author Denis O’Neill and illustrator Cyrus Quadland, bringing together their unique talents of storytelling and art. Their partnership has given birth to a visually stunning and emotionally resonant poetry picture book, poised to become a timeless classic cherished by generations to come.
In a recent radio interview with Emmy award-winning radio host Kate Delaney, author Denis O’Neill delved into the inspiration behind “Bradford’s Walk” and the heartfelt message it conveys. Listeners gained insight into the creative process and the profound impact of this heartwarming tale.
Interested readers may learn more about the interview on these links:
Bradford’s Walk is now available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other leading platforms.
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Buy the book at: Bradford’s Walk: O’Neill, Denis, Quadland, Cyrus: Books
Book Title: Bradford’s Walk
Author: Denis O’Neill
Publisher: Palmetto Publishing
Represented by: Great Writers Media, LLC
Published Date: August 16, 2023
Book Genre: Stories in Verse, Children’s Book, Dog Books, Children’s Dog Books
About the Author:
Denis O’Neill began his career as a magazine journalist and as a writer/producer for Boston’s public television station WGBH TV (Frontline, Mystery, Masterpiece Theatre, and other programs.).He is the author of four previously published books- Whiplash: When the Vietnam War Rolled a Hand Grenade into the Animal House, The River Wild, Pandemic Musings, and Canid Dirus. Besides the Universal Studios feature film, The River Wild, starring Meryl Streep and Kevin Bacon, he also wrote the original screenplay for A Shot at Glory, an independent feature starring Robert Duvall and Michael Keaton. Mr. O’Neill currently lives in Southern California.
Cyrus Quadland began drawing and painting at an early age, later studying at St. George’s School under the guidance of renowned watercolorist, the late Richard Grosvenor. During school, he received the Second General Excellence Prize at the annual New England Preparatory Schools Show. Cy is a Vietnam veteran and his art currently tours with the Uniting U.S. veterans show. Mr. Quadland currently lives in New York’s Hudson Valley.
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