“From the Pocket of an Overcoat” is perfect for summer reading guides!
Acclaimed children’s book by author and illustrator Robert Vincent emphasizes identity and acceptance
LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — “From the pocket of an overcoat” (Friendly Falls Press; Simon & Schuster’s Archway Publishing) is a perfect addition to a wide summer reading list, from children’s book guides to lists focused on pets, illustration, rescue and pet adoption. animals, and topics of identity and acceptance.
Available online at Amazon, bn.com, target.comand on the book site, maxbuckles.comas well as in some bookstores, “From the Pocket of an Overcoat” is based on the real-life story of a cat named Max adopted by Vincent’s son, Matthew, from a homeless woman in dallas who found Max in the form of a small kitten and had him in her overcoat pocket as she tried to find him a home. The story is about an affable cat, Maximum loopsand how he finds himself and makes his way to a new home – from the cozy pocket of Sally’s overcoat in town, to the country with Farmer Buckles and his other animals, including four dogs – Sam, Tots, Scotty (who is not not scottish but is checkered), and Junior loops. Along the way, he discovers a real sense of belonging within his new family. As told through The Journey of Max the Cat, it’s a story about self-identity, acceptance, rescuing and adopting animals.
“One of the best adventures of summer is immersing yourself in a fun story or book,” Vincent notes. “From children to adults, the story of Maximum loops is the type of story that can transport anyone to a place of joy and love!”
“From the Pocket of an Overcoat” also received rave reviews from a wide range of readers and critics. Reviewers on Amazon note that “It’s a very cute book with beautiful illustrations”, “My kids loved all the characters and especially Max”, “Such a great story that captivated and delighted young children for adults” and “We can’t wait to see what’s next!”
The popular children’s book will be on display at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exhibition (Authors Solution Booth) at washington d.c. from June 24 – 27. ALA is the world’s largest library event with thousands of librarians and library staff, educators, authors, publishers, library friends, administrators, special guests and of exhibitors who are looking for charming and educational titles for young readers, patrons or partner educators.
Readers and fans of Maximum loops can to like and to follow the book on instagram and Facebookand can also email [email protected] with proof of purchase to get a special thank you note from Max himself. Additionally, a portion of every book sale will be donated to organizations that promote animal rescue and adoption – human society, Best friendsand Alley Cat Allies.
To learn more, visit www.maxbuckles.com or explore the following hashtags: #maxbuckles, #maxbucklesbooks, #maxthecat, #readenjoysharemax and #fromthepocketofanovercoat.
On Robert Vincent
Robert Vincent is an author and illustrator of children’s books, as well as the author of several other literary works. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Kathy. Matthew, son of Robert and Kathy, is a violinist with the Oakland Symphony and the Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera. In December 2009, Matthew adopted an adorable black cat named Max. The rest, as they say, is history.
SOURCE Friendly Falls Press