My “Tails around the World” book series shares stories of children and their pets from different countries and reflect various cultures around the globe.

Shayan's Tale Cover Design • Children's Book: Sophie Kittredge

Shayan’s Tale

A special bond develops between a child and the abandoned dog she befriends. Set in ancient Persia, the story is accompanied by evocative illustrations inspired by the poetry and intricate detail of Persian miniature paintings.

Cover • Children's Book: Riki's Tale by Sophie Kittredge

Riki’s Tale

A fisherman’s son rescues an abandoned dog in old Japan and the the two delight us with their adventures and friendship. Along the way, we learn a few Japanese words and get a glimpse into a fascinating culture. It’s accompanied by colorful, whimsical illustrations.