‘Fernando The Bodega Cat’ by Leslie Dangerfield is now a children’s book celebrating the diversity of New York City. Appropriate for three to eight-year-old children, Dangerfield created the main character out of inspiration from her neighborhood and her own personal family story.
“Every New Yorker will appreciate Fernando. We have all seen bodega cats and know they are a staple in New York’s inner city culture. This is a simple yet enjoyable read targeted for Children 3 to 8 years old. It highlights neighbors, community, differences, diversity, and inclusion. All of the characteristics things that make New York City ‘a melting pot’,” said Leslie Dangerfield.
With the culture of the nation more diverse and ever-evolving, explaining the nature of different backgrounds can be a complex subject matter for children. However, relating the message to engaged children is easier when told through the eyes of a loved character. Fernando is a Bodega Cat with personality and curiosity.
‘Fernando The Bodega Cat’ by Leslie Dangerfield is available as an e-Book and paperback on Amazon. Author Leslie Dangerfield has worked as a creative services freelancer and writer. This is her debut children’s book. She has a passion for developing story ideas based on real-life experiences and challenges, always addressing the positive elements of the human condition while writing to entertain her audiences.
Galley copies of ‘Fernando The Bodega Cat’ by Leslie Dangerfield are available upon qualified request. The author is available for interviews, appearances, and segments of the book may be republished within media outlets with the publisher’s approval.
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