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Dr. Duncan Dog On Duty!

Dr.Ducan Dog On Duty!

“Dr. Duncan Dog on Duty!” brings back the family – mother, father, and little girl – from her first book “Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow,”

Our favorite family has now added Duncan, the family dog, who, after being rescued from a shelter, visits sick children in the hospital every week.

Published in hard cover by Visikid Books, it is beautifully illustrated by Andrea Yomtob and has already received praise from Yolanda King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King, and from “Entertainment Tonight” host Mary Hart, a board member of Childrens Hospital in Los Angeles. A portion of the proceeds from the book will be donated to organizations that benefit children and animals.



For Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwaanza, kids and their families will enjoy “Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow,” a new picture book for children ages 4-8, written by Los Angeles author Lisa Dunn-Dern.Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow


“The story: When her mommy goes to the beauty salon, a little girl wants to give her daddy a new hairdo, too. Problem is, he has very little hair! How she gives him a new ‘do is a story that will delight young and old.

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow” is a large, durable soft cover book, 8½” x 11”, fully illustrated throughout with four-color pictures by artist Virgo Evans. Published by Llumina Press, Inc., it is available at, from Llumina, or (toll free) 1-866-229-9244, and at select stores.