My Dog Romeo

(Author) (Illustrator)

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$16.95  $15.76
Akashic Books
Publish Date
8.2 X 9.4 X 0.4 inches | 0.75 pounds

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About the Author

Ag Jatkowska grew up by the cold Baltic Sea and is currently based in Bath, England. She has illustrated a broad range of children's books and greeting cards for companies such as Usborne, Little Tiger Press, Pan Macmillan, Simon & Schuster, etc. Jatkowska is the illustrator of Ziggy Marley's debut children's picture book, I Love You Too, based on his GRAMMY Award-winning song. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, Poland, with an MA in graphic design and illustration. She loves traveling, theater, books, coffee, and long walks with her husband and little son.


"Enhanced with beautiful illustrations by Ag Jatkowska, My Dog Romeo becomes a vibrant picture book by author/storyteller Ziggy Marley that follows a child and a dog throughout their days, sharing their love of music and play."
--Midwest Book Review

"A tale of friendship and unconditional love . . . a story for all people who love dogs and search for the ideal companionship of a faithful and fun loving pup."
--CLCD - Children's Lit

Praise for I Love You Too, a previous children's picture book by Ziggy Marley based on a song of his with the same name:

"A sweetly affectionate ode to togetherness and love." --Publishers Weekly

"Lyrics inspired by an exchange with Marley's 3-year-old daughter are set to bright paintings of a multicultural cast of children and adults enjoying each other's company indoors and out . . . The art will draw and hold young children's attention." --Kirkus Reviews

"Sure to be a hit at bedtime, the lyrical story conveys the sweet, soothing, and affirming message." --School Library Journal

"The emphasis of this book is that love has no boundaries." --New York Journal of Books

"This looks to be on our home charts for weeks, months, maybe even years." --Austin Chronicle

"An inspiring storybook edition of the lyrics of famous reggae performer Ziggy Marley . . . song lyrics are surrounded and set in warm, vivid illustrations of children of many hues, laughing and playing with loving parents and grandparents in a healthy, light, balanced natural world." --Midwest Book Review

"Orly Marley, 42, adores the tale husband Ziggy wrote for daughter Judah, 9." --Us Weekly, "Objects of Affection" mention