Thinking Deep with JZ and Gooseberry
A novel for young readers (ages 6-12).
Q: What do pets notice about humans when they hang out together?
A: Two sensitive, brainy pets—Twig (a dog) and Lily (a cat)—tell us everything they observe JZ and Gooseberry (two human cousins) do, say, and think (!) during a week of summer vacation.
Story by Rhoda Trooboff
24 black & white illustrations by Britt Silkey
160 pages, (12 chapters) soft cover 5” x 7”
About the Authors
Rhoda Trooboff (author) taught language arts for over three decades at DC’s National Cathedral School and in the Arlington VA and Newton MA public schools before founding Tenley Circle Press in 2005. She writes fiction and poetry, edits, and is a board member of the Friends of the Tenley-Friendship Public Library (DCPL) and a proud active member of the Children’s Book Guild of Washington DC.
Britt Silkey (illustrator) is a watercolor artist specializing in portraits of humans and animals. She lives and paints in Frostburg, Maryland.