Written to resonate with both children and adults, “Wally Wuzzlemoore Makes New Friends” tells the story of a friendly monster’s quest to meet new people and decide who his friends should be after moving away from his old home in the country to a new home in the city.
“Kids are just like adults in that they are afraid to make new friends,” Schinderling said. “When I wrote ‘Wally Wuzzlemoore Makes New Friends,’ I did so with the goal that parents could read it with their children to ease their worries, prepare them for change and help them make new friends.”
Schinderling wrote and illustrated the book to teach children that if they are kind, polite, optimistic and open to getting to know new people like Wally was, then their journey to make new friends won’t be scary.
“Making new friends doesn’t have to be scary,” Schinderling says. “Every child needs to be reminded of that.”
Wally Wuzzlemoore Makes New Friends
By Tom Schinderling
Available in softcover ($19.79) and e-book ($3.99)
Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and AuthorHouse
About the author:
Tom Schinderling is a professional artist with a passion for producing children’s books. In addition to “Wally Wuzzlemoore Makes New Friends,” Schinderling has also published another children’s story book “Wuzzlemoore Meets Little Miss Hate-It,” as well as a children’s poem book “Whimsical Rascals: A Book of Monster Poems.” Schinderling graduated from Northern State University with his bachelor’s degree in fine arts and multimedia graphic design. He also produces sculptures, paintings and short films including “Against All Odds,” which received the Best Writing Award at the Fischgaard Short Film Project.
I received a complimentary copy.
Cassandra's Review- I was very surprised that the illustrations were created by a professional artist. The book has a nice message and it is very fun to read to children.