Lily & Lucy: An Easter Story by Ed Ehlers

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Reading With Your Kids Podcast Starring Ed Ehlers, Author of Lily & Lucy: An Easter Story

Yes! It’s another Reading with Your Kids Podcast!  Please welcome to the podcast,  the unbelievably amazing children’s book author Ed Ehlers! Ed is the author of Lily and Lucy: An Easter Story that has also won the RWYK certified Great Read status.

Based on a real-life story, Lily and Lucy by Ed Ehlers and illustrated by Emely Pascual, is a touching, feel-good story about two 5-year-old Australian Shepherd brothers, Max and Tucker, and how they helped rescue two little puppies Lily & Lucy in Virginia on Easter Sunday, 5 April 2015.

If you are looking to adopt a new animal or just want to teach your kids about animal rescue and pet care, this episode is not to be missed. Prepare yourself for a cuteness surge and let’s get to know more about Lily & Lucy!


Here’s more information about Ed Ehlers

Ed EhlersOriginally from New York, author Ed Ehlers has made his home in Northern Virginia since 2000. He lives there with Lisa and their three children. He enjoys the woods and rivers with Max & Tucker, Australian Shepherd brothers. In addition to writing, Ed enjoys making jewelry from local rock and river glass. You can find his work at Clifton Stone on Etsy. Lily & Lucy is his first children’s book. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation.

Where can you find Ed Ehlers on the internet?

Twitter    Amazon      Goodreads


More about Lily and Lucy: An Easter Story

Max and Tucker,5-year-old Australian Shepherd brothers, were headed to the woods for an early morning walk on Easter Sunday when they were met with a surprise. This is the true story of two dogs, Max and Tucker and how they helped rescue, foster and find a forever home for two little-abandoned puppies.  Lily& Lucy, beautifully illustrated by Emely Pascual, a student at Virginia Commonwealth University, is a heart-warming story about being rescued by those that you set out to rescue. Families will enjoy reading Lily & Lucy together.Lily and Lucy: An Easter Story

Proceeds are donated to the Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation. They are a non-profit animal rescue organization saving the lives of thousands of homeless and abandoned pets each year. They rescue dogs and cats facing euthanasia in overcrowded shelters and place them for adoption in loving homes. All their animals are spayed or neutered prior to adoption.

Click the Amazon link below to get your copy of Lily & Lucy: An Easter Story. The author also donates a part of the sales of their books to Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation, so when you buy a book, you become a part of the organization that saves the lives of thousands of homeless and abandoned pets each year.


In this episode, we discuss

  • More about  Lily and Lucy: An Easter Story
  • What inspired Ed to write this book and what his book is all about
  • Ed provided us with some super interesting insights about his dogs Max & Tucker, Australian Shepherd brothers that will surprise you
  • What kind of discussion families can have after reading this book
  • Where can we find Ed online, his upcoming books and more.


A big thank you to Ed Ehlers for joining us and for sharing his wonderful, sweet little book with us!


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