Reading aloud to children is one of the best ways to help them become lifelong readers, writers, learners and adventurers. We hope you will enjoy this second book in our series of animal stories, from near and far; brought to you by Suminski Family Books. Find out why an unwanted big black dog named Zero was renamed Hero. Learn about the short, stubborn life of Hen-rietta the Hen, witness the rescue of 10 baby possums and more. These stories are sure to fill you with wonder, bring a smile to your face and warm your heart.