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Donkey Sense, a Middle-School Novel – Sneak Peak at the Cover

Dean Lombardo’s cover reveal for his middle-school aged book, Donkey Sense!

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Today I am grateful for the opportunity to share a first look at the cover of my latest novel, “Donkey Sense,” a story for middle-school ages and up.

Donkey Sense takes you into the thoughts and senses of a bullied eleven-year-old boy named Timmy Unterkanz. Already having suffered the death of his father, red-haired Timmy is nicknamed “Shrimpo Underpants” and teased and bullied by kids at school in the new Pennsylvania town where he and his mother have just moved.

Inspired by the yarn-spinning humor of Mark Twain, Donkey Sense is both a Cinderella story and a slice of harsh reality. In the natural world, we don’t have fairy godmothers or wizards to protect us from bullies. However … WINK … once in a while an animal will emerge to soothe, teach and strengthen us. In Donkey Sense, Pedro, the feisty and magical donkey, provides Timmy finds a special friend…

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The paperback edition of The Reluctant Prophet is currently on sale for a bargain £3.34 on AMAZON UK! What a brilliant deal! I’m sure it won’t last long, so get in there quickly.