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YAY Margaux!

Waggy Tail One: YAY Margaux! –The Incredible Adventures of the Awesome and Amazing Margaux

Authors/Illustrators: Laura and Scott Jordan

Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba

Meet Margaux, a thirteen year old blind and deaf standard poodle. She narrates this story of life at the magical Poodle Resort & Spa with her four poodle sisters. A tumbled sandcastle highlights Margaux’s challenges and how her sisters deal with the accident. When a thunderstorm strikes the area, Margaux turns her disability into a strength and she charges outside in the thunder and lightning to retrieve her sisters’ treasured necklaces.

“YAY Margaux! You saved the day!”

This is a great book to teach children about dealing with our differences and that what can first appear as a negative can quickly turn into a triumph as the situation is viewed in a new light. The bright and fun illustrations are fantastic and sure to engage a grand as you read this uplifting story. Waggy Tails are based on the real life adventures of Margaux Jordan.  Although Margaux passed over the rainbow bridge in July 2018, she will live on through the Waggy Tails series.


Laura and Scott JordanAbout the authors/illustrators:

Laura and Scott Jordan live in Idaho with their menagerie at the real Poodle Resort & Spa.  Laura has a degree in Education from New York University and a law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law.  Scott has a degree in Entrepreneurship from The Ohio State University and a law degree from Case Western Reserve School of Law.  When they are not catering to their poodles’ every whim, the couple runs an online clothing company.  This is their first children’s book.


Jeanette Perkins and grandsonsAbout the reviewer:

Jeanette Perkins is the grandmother of two adorable grandsons. She lives in beautiful St Pete Beach, FL. Jeanette is a product reviewer for GRAND and is looking forward to reviewing lots of new and useful products for all us grandparents.

If you have a product for boomer grandparents and or their grandkids, tell us all about it in an email to editor@grandmagazine.com.

Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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