Smoky: How a Tiny Yorkshire Terrier Became a World War II American Army Hero, Therapy Dog and Hollywood Star

“Smoky: How a Tiny Yorkshire Terrier Became a World War II American Army Hero, Therapy Dog and Hollywood Star” by Jacky Donovan

Who is Jacky Donovan?

Jacky Donovan might not have nine lives, but she does have a few. Bored with being a ‘Stepford’ housewife in Southampton, Jacky packed her bags and headed to London over a decade ago. She’s now an established author and, more importantly, curious about cats and dogs. The first book in her Animal Heroes series, Simon Ships Out: How one brave, stray cat became a worldwide hero – the memoir of the world’s first celebrity cat! – was published to great acclaim in versions for adults and children and is currently being translated into several languages. It has recently been followed by Smoky: How a Tiny Yorkshire Terrier Became a World War II American Army Hero, Therapy Dog and Hollywood Star, the memoir of a truly unique little dog.
In between her writing she has recently trekked to see Mount Everest; tandem jumped from a tiny plane; been on Canarian TV due to her crazy long fingernails; run a lesbian dining club; escaped from a yoga holiday in a dinghy; and regularly does charity work for Breast Cancer and Gay Pride. She currently spends her time between London, Gran Canaria and Asia.

Contact Jacky Donovan

Email: jackydonovan@aol.com

Website: www.simonshipsout.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jacky.donovan.5

Twitter: @heroiccats

Mailing list: http://eepurl.com/buc3lf

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Testimonials

“As a first time author, I had no idea what to expect during the publishing process. I heard many a story on how often the author lost part of their voice and much of the control went to the publishing company themselves. I never once felt that with Ant Press or Jacky Donovan. The personal touch was remarkable from beginning to end.

Jacky walked me through the process step by step and eased my mind with her speed at answering any inquiry I may have had. She cared about me personally and the message I was trying to convey making sure my voice was not lost in the editing process. I never once questioned choosing Ant Press and am very grateful for the experience.”

Pj Laube
Moment of Surrender