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Alive Rescue

We have something special to share! Our alum Chewie's mom has some major creativity! She's started "Furever Home Friends", which is a series of books & toys about dogs living in shelters, either...

The Anti-Cruelty Society

Our friends at The Furever Home Friends are working on a new children's book series all about dogs adopted from shelters! These heartwarming books tell the stories of shelter dogs and their journey...

Mini Review and Kickstarter Campaign for The Furever Home Friends by Savy Leiser - Krissy's Book Nook

Hi Book Friends! Author Savy Leiser has generously given me a sneak peek at her brand new proposed children's book series called The Furever Home Friends. Each Furever Home Friends book tells the tail (hehe) of an actual shelter dog and their journey to find their furever home and comes with a stuffed animal for the child to ...

Furever Home Friends series - book review - Chelsea Lauren

Hi guys! If you've been checking in all week, you know that this week is Savy Leiser week here! I had an interview with Savy on Monday, I reviewed The Making of a Small-Town Beauty King book on Wednesday and today I'll be reviewing two children's books from her new Furever Home Friends series!

Open Books

One of our very own Creative Writing Workshop Teaching Artists, Savy Leiser, is raising funds to launch her book series, The Furever Home Friends! Each book tells the story of a real dog who has...

The Furever Home Friends - Good Dog in a Box

An adorable KickStarter is winding down this weekend with just $2,000 more needed to reach the goal. The Furever Home Friends is a new children's book series that tells the story of real shelter dogs and their journey to adoption. Each dog featured has a corresponding 12-inch flannel stuffed animal.

Review: Furever Home Friends

Title: Princess Allee & Smile, Chewie Author: Savy Leiser Date of Publication: August 11th, 2017 Princes Allee Goodreads Summary for Princess Allee: While living at the shelter, Allee, a black lab puppy, dreams of being a princess. When a stylish young woman comes to adopt her, Allee thinks her dream is about to come...

UHS grad launches kids' book series focused on shelter dogs

CHICAGO - This month, 2011 Unionville High School graduate and current Chicago author Savy Leiser launched a new series of children's books called The Furever Home Friends. Each book tells the story of a real dog who has lived in an animal shelter or rescue, and their journey to adoption.

Uptown Author Tells Stories Of Rescue Dogs With New Book Series

UPTOWN - An Uptown woman is crowdsourcing funds for her children's book series exploring the lives of rescue dogs. Savy Leiser, 24, hopes to raise $7,000 to fund the first two books in The Furever Home Friends series: "Princess Allee" and "Smile Chewie," she said.

Meet Uptown Children's Book Author Savy Leiser At Launch Party for Just Me, Wrigley on Saturday

TheFurever Home Friends, an award-winning children's book series by Uptown author Savy Leiser , will be releasing its newest book on Saturday, August 11, 2018. To celebrate this new book, The Furever Home Friends will be holding a launch party at Portage Park store Replica Chicago, 4425 N Milwaukee Avenue.

Uptown Startup Releases Body-Positive Stuffed Animal

(courtesy Furever Home Friends) The Furever Home Friends, a year-old business in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood, will be releasing a new product this summer: a body-positive stuffed pit bull named Chewie. The Furever Home Friends, whose primary product is children's books based on the stories of real shelter dogs, is adding a line of stuffed animals based on the dogs in their stories.

The Two Greatest Things in the World: Books & Dogs! - The Furever Home

Some links in this post may or may not be affiliate links. If you click on an affiliate link I will earn a commission which supports this site. Guest post by Savy Leiser, Author of The Forever Home Friends Even though dogs (sadly) can't read, books and dogs have always gone together for me.

Happy Book Birthday, Just Me, Wrigley by Savy Leiser!

A Furever Home Friends Story Wrigley loves to dance! She can shake her tail all over the animal shelter. But for some people, Wrigley's rhythm isn't enough. Wrigley is a mutt; nobody knows what breed she is. When people come to the shelter looking for Dalmatians and labs and schnauzers, Wrigley wonders when it will be her turn.