In Lonely Tony: A True Story when Tony’s best pal Cleo goes to heaven, the lively boxer dog knows he must find a new friend to make him happy again. But who will be Tony’s buddy? Follow his adventures as Tony meets a llama, an egret, a chihuahua, an alligator and others in his quest for his new best friend! This delightful story, based on true events, is more than a tale of animal friendship. Lonely Tony is also a useful tool for parents and educators to help children cope with experiencing loss and the journey of finding new friends.
About the Author
Mary Collins, M.D. met Tony and Cleo while she was out for a walk. This led to her friendship with the dogs and their caretakers, John and Mia. Mary enjoys playing and reading with her grandchildren. She is a psychiatrist and lives in the Boston, Massachusetts area.