This is the story of the life, love, and adventures of a beloved family dog, and how he delighted and touched his family and everyone he met.
Ralphie was born with a heart on his belly.
He loves food, his family, his friends, his neighbors.
He loves pretty much everything and everyone.
And they love him back.
And that's how it is all through his life.
Read the book and fall in love with him too.
Rambunctious and hyperactive, Ralphie had already been returned to the animal shelter three times, but when Andrea and her husband adopted him and gave him a loving home where he was understood, accepted, and taught, he learned fast. As Ralphie's human family grew, so did his capacity for love and the ways he could express it. He remained a loving and beloved family member who touched the hearts of the whole neighborhood until he was ready to say goodbye at the grand-old age of sixteen. Ralphie, Always Loved will remind you of all that is good, and reaffirm your belief in love's power to uplift and transform.
A beautiful story for children to learn about love through the eyes of a dog. Ralphie had a rough start to his life, but when the right family found him and adopted him his life was forever changed. Watching Ralphie go through life and grow old with his family is a the true definition of love. Such a great book to talk with children about the responsibility of the dog, the joy they bring to the family and the hard times of saying goodbye to the dog at the end of its life. A great well rounded story that is full of heart.
Andrea Yerramilli has two defining characteristics: an infinite capacity to love and a commitment to finding something good in everything. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, two children and a dog name Lennon.
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