Books

All four of Victoria Peterson Laird’s illustrated children’s books are now available for purchase online through Lulu Press for $19.99 each + shipping.

Signed copies are available directly from the author for $18 (if paid by check) or $19 (PayPal), including shipping to anywhere in the U.S. More details below.


Retrieving Adventures! Lincoln, Nicholas and Lyra Go to Australia

Retrieving Adventures! Lincoln, Nicholas and Lyra Go to Australia

Retrieving Adventures! Lincoln, Nicholas and Lyra Go to Australia is the charming story of two Golden Retriever brothers on vacation in Australia with Lyra the puppy. Touring the Outback and the Great Barrier Reef, they encounter many unique wild animals, including kangaroos, koalas and kookaburras. This is the third in a series of Retrieving Adventures!

This full-color saddle-stitched children’s book is published and printed in the United States of America.

Paperback: 36 pages
Publisher: Lulu Press (July 13, 2020)
Language: English
ISBN: 9781716746956
Dimensions: 8.5 x 8.5 inches

Buy Now: You may purchase online through Lulu Press or directly from the author (see details below). Autographed books ship to anywhere in the U.S. for $19 via PayPal.


Retrieving Adventures! Lincoln and Nicholas Go to Africa

Retrieving Adventures! Lincoln and Nicholas Go to Africa

Retrieving Adventures! Lincoln and Nicholas Go to Africa by Victoria Peterson Laird is the charming story of two Golden Retriever brothers who travel to Africa and have many exciting adventures. They encounter lots of wildlife, including a lion, elephants, zebras and take a safari in Kenya. This is the second in a series of Retrieving Adventures!

This full-color saddle-stitched children’s book is published and printed in the United States of America.

Paperback: 36 pages
Publisher: the Write Place (October 24, 2016); reprinted by Lulu Press (July 31, 2020)
Language: English
ISBN: 9781716736490 (previously 9780997465983)
Dimensions: 8.5 x 8.5 inches

Buy Now: You may purchase online through Lulu Press or directly from the author (see details below). Autographed books ship to anywhere in the U.S. for $19 via PayPal.


Retrieving Adventures! Lincoln and Nicholas Go to Alaska

Retrieving Adventures! Lincoln and Nicholas Go to Alaska

Retrieving Adventures! Lincoln and Nicholas Go to Alaska by Victoria Peterson Laird is the charming story of two Golden Retriever brothers who travel to Alaska and have many exciting adventures. They encounter lots of wildlife, including an angry grizzly bear, take a cruise and watch the aurora borealis over Denali National Park. This is the first in a series of Retrieving Adventures!

This full-color saddle-stitched children’s book is published and printed in the United States of America.

Paperback: 36 pages
Publisher: the Write Place (November 30, 2015); reprinted by Lulu Press (July 31, 2020)
Language: English
ISBN: 9781716736483 (previously 9780996825030)
Dimensions: 8.5 x 8.5 inches

Buy Now: You may purchase online through Lulu Press or directly from the author (see details below). Autographed books ship to anywhere in the U.S. for $19 via PayPal.


Alexander’s Rainbow

Alexander's Rainbow

Alexander’s Rainbow is the magical adventure of a young dog named Alexander who is whisked from his bed and onto a colorful twinkling planet populated by a fire-breathing dragon, dancing cats, flying fish and muffin trees. Sail with Alexander across the grape juice lake to Wish Mountain where his dreams come true. Now in print for the first time in 40 years, this story was inspired by and written for the author’s young son. The character of Alexander was influenced by the shaggy white dog that lived next door to their home in 1981.

This full-color saddle-stitched children’s book is published and printed in the United States of America.

Paperback: 36 pages
Publisher: Lulu Press (July 31, 2020)
Language: English
ISBN: 9781716736469
Dimensions: 8.5 x 8.5 inches

Buy Now: You may purchase online through Lulu Press or directly from the author (see details below). Autographed books ship to anywhere in the U.S. for $19 via PayPal.


About the Retrieving Adventures! Characters

The characters are based on two real Golden Retriever brothers who live with the author. Nicholas is an incredibly happy free spirit with a wavy coat who usually has a toy in his mouth. Lincoln is a performance dog with a straight coat, always concerned about doing things properly and pleasing his humans. Both are TDI certified therapy dogs and visit hospitals and nursing homes weekly. Together, they are a lovable pair who go on adventures all over the world.


How to Buy

Buy signed copies from the artist/author for $15 + shipping. Books can be purchased directly from the artist/author by personal check or by credit/debit through PayPal. Any books purchased directly from Victoria Peterson Laird will be personally autographed at your request to whomever you would like.

Autographed books ship to anywhere in the U.S. for $18 (via check) or $19 (via PayPal). (The extra dollar for PayPal is to cover the transaction fee.)

Want to pay $18 via check? Email Victoria Peterson Laird at victoria@petersonlaird.com for more information. Be sure to include your mailing address and any autograph personalization requests.

Want to pay $19 via PayPal? Transfer $19 from your PayPal account to wishingstar@mahaska.org. Be sure to include your mailing address and any autograph personalization requests.

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