April Jean’s A Little Dachshund’s Tale was included in the “Favorite Things” segment by Kathie Lee, Hoda and Sara on The Today Show –  http://klgh.today.com/favorite-things  .

It’s no surprise, as pet lovers everywhere adore this delightful children’s book about Frances, the little dachshund. “Quite simply, the real Frances inspired me to write this book. She brought so much joy to me and my family, I just wanted to share her story,” says author April Jean.

Frances Peabody was a brave little dachshund who was born in a small New England town. She was a very sick puppy when she came into the world, but was able to overcome her illness, move to New York City, and become a world traveler.

This book is the first in a series. Look for more stories about this beloved little dog!