The Adventures of Sergio and Luna
Forthcoming illustrated chapter-book series featuring Sergio, an endangered pygmy three-toed sloth, and Luna, the autistic girl he looks after. A spin-off from the Timmy and the Golden Lion Tamarin Guardian Angel Animal Series, where Sergio emerges from Luna’s favorite book to help her deal with the stress and pressures of being newly mainstreamed in school, The Adventures of Sergio and Luna take the reader into the rich imaginative world Luna creates, where she and Sergio are able to jump in and out of any book and become the heroes of the story.
As many of you know, I have a great affection for sloths — especially my character Sergio, so they always get my attention in my social media feeds. When I saw this video of sloths being treated for mange and how darling they looked in their little “onsies”, I couldn’t help but share. It makes me want to work on ... Read […]
Did the Search for Nessie Help Save Sergio?
On the face of it, Cryptozoologists* and wildlife conservation scientists** don’t have much in common. Cryptozoology is widely considered a pseudoscience because its enthusiasts don’t follow conventional scientific methods while searching for monsters and mythological creatures, like Nessie and Bigfoot, which are also known as […]
Sloth on a Shelf – Day 24
After Sergio and the crew arrived home, Luna clung to Sergio like she’d never let him go. He told her he had BIG news from Santa and her eyes grew huge. Next thing we knew, a helicopter flying overhead descended and Santa came down on a rope. Hopping off, he greeted Sergio, Luna, Rin, Ella, Bobo, Finn, Jagger, Sandy, and ... Read More The […]