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About the Author

Author Info

Amy Wood is a special education teacher and author of Axelrod: My Journey Home children's book. She lives in Connecticut and Florida with her fiancé, Frank, her children, Abby and Sarah, and their cat, Axelrod, and German Shepherd, Sydney. Her son, Jacob, attends college in Vermont.

Axelrod is fearless, loving, and very affectionate. His favorite things to do are eat, sleep, and snuggle. Since adopting Axe in 2022, Amy has been inspired to share a heartwarming and funny narrative about a shelter cat and his adventures. Axelrod was homeless for the first three years of his life, hanging out with a motorcycle club, and getting into trouble. His resilience and strength inspired Amy to write a story about his life before being adopted. Axe and Sydney will get into more mischief in her next book.


Connecticut, United States - Author Amy Wood is thrilled to announce the upcoming release of her new children's book Axelrod: My Journey Home.

This heartwarming and humorous story tells the tale of Axelrod, a shelter cat who spent his early years hanging out with a motorcycle club and getting into trouble before finding his forever home.

Follow Axelrod's adventures as he ventures out on his own, gets taken in by a motorcycle club, and eventually finds his way to a cat shelter, where he meets his new family.

With its relatable themes of resilience, strength, and the power of love, Axelrod: My Journey Home is sure to become a favorite among young readers and cat lovers alike.

Author Amy Wood encourages more people to adopt animals in need of loving homes.
The book will inspire young readers to appreciate the love and companionship that
animals can bring into our lives.

Axelrod's story is a reminder that even when life is tough, there is always hope for a happy ending.

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Saturday, September 30, Fall Vendor Fair, Coventry, CT. 10:00-4:00pm.

Saturday, September 9, 2023, 11:30-1:00: Book signing at Glastonbury's Art & Craft Show for River Bend Book Shop "Authors Alley" on the Green.

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