Ellen Stoecker's New Children's Book, "The Afrikan Feral Cats of Sullivan's Island" is Story Drenched in History. the Tale of Three Sierra Leone Feral Cats Stowed Away on a Notorious Slave Ship Headed for Sullivan's Island, South Carolina.
Recent release "The Afrikan Feral Cats of Sullivan's Island" from Covenant Books author Ellen Stoecker is a compelling as well as an unprecedented view of slavery through an animal's perspective. A vehicle in which to begin the very difficult conversation about slavery with young readers.
Mt. Pleasant, SC, October 12, 2018 (Newswire.com) - Ellen Stoecker, an artist, a lifelong advocate for the humane treatment of all animals, and writer, has completed her first children’s book. The first in a series following the generations of the Afrikan feral cats on Sullivan’s Island. A work of fiction based on the actual historic facts concerning the transatlantic slave trade.
Ellen shares, “What a jolt! It was as if the ocean had kicked away the whole of Afrika. What had happened?
All three cats now fully awake and in a state of sheer panic. Tau knew in an instant
what had occurred. The ship had begun its voyage. How long did they sleep? Of no concern
now. Now was the time for Tau to keep calm and make sure his young companions were safe.
Tau had years of experience watching the tall ships of Bunce Island when they left the port
they may and probably would not return.”
Published by Covenant Books of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, Ellen Stoecker’s new book for young readers beautifully expresses the best in the animal world with the contrast of a flawed humanity.
A fictional story based on historical events, this book provides a clear and unadulterated perspective of an animal’s view of slavery.
Readers can purchase “The Afrikan Feral Cats of Sullivan's Island” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble.
Covenant Books is an international Christian owned and operated publishing house based in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Covenant Books specializes in all genres of work which appeal to the Christian market. For additional information or media inquiries, contact Covenant Books at 843-507-8373.
Source: Covenant Books