Tuesday, 23 September 2008

Shameless plug

Did you all read Nowzad's Story over at The Nowzad Dogs site?

If you haven't yet then I urge you to read it now, you should also read The Marines Side of The Story

These are the stories that inspired my fundraiser.The roller coaster of emotions that I experienced reading them made me determined to do something to help.

One of the thoughts I had on reading these stories was that they should be in a book, as great and as inspiring as they were, they left me hungry for more!

So I'm happy to report that (if like me) you are hungry for more you don't have too long to wait.

Pen (or the Hero Marine as I like to call him) has written the book that will tug a million heartstrings and probably make us cry, laugh, scream and cheer in equal measures. Without even reading a page yet one thing I'm certain of is that this book is going to make us sit up in awe at the dedication and determination of a bunch of Marines who just couldn't walk away.

The book is due for release 5th February 2009 (so I don't have to think too hard about what to buy Mum for her birthday this year!!) and can be pre-ordered from Amazon's UK Site Here or you can sign up to be notified when it is available to order from Amazon's US Site Here.

I will be doing a book review upon it's release.. (well.. within a few days of it's release.. once Mum has finished reading it)

Personally I can't think of a better Valentine gift for your two leggeds!

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Whilst we have talked a lot about Nowzad and his pals, we haven't said much about Pen and his fellow Marines...

Can I get a HUGE doggy round of Woos, Aroos, Wrooofs and Doggy Admiration for these truly inspiring men! (come on guys.. they are two leggeds but they ARE awesome two leggeds)

Ben x

15 comments:

The Army of Four said...

I think I love these guys. Sending big wooooooos of respect and thanks to those mighty Marines!!!
Luv,
Dave
PS: As our US Marines say, "HOO-RAH!"

Lacy said...

w000f's and wooooo's and arooooo, fur those guys...

b safe,
~rocky~

Jan's Funny Farm said...

This is a wonderful thing you are doing to advertise these dogs and to fundraise for them.

Khyra The Siberian Husky said...

At least woo didn't say shameless pug or shameless lug!

I would love to give woo a shameless HUG!

I pawed our donation -

Hope woo got it!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra
PeeEssWoo: Keep up the good work!

Mango the Maltese kiddo said...

Hi Ben,
Count me in on Nowzad Dogs, I'm more than happy to break my little piggy savings.
Please come by my blog to pick up the Award.
Cheers!

Tracey and Huffle said...

Wooooos from me!

Huffle Mawson, Honorary Husky and Explorer Cat

Gus, Louie and Callie said...

Aww we love the poster... That is just awesome...

Yepper I am behind the camera staying out of the way of all those teeth...

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

Orable and Charlie said...

They're great - really truly what more humans should inspire to: to act on their compassion! We've been following their story for some time and hope it never stops being told and retold!

licks
-Charlie

Joe Stains said...

wow, Mom will definitely need some kleenex if she gets that book!!

T-man's mom said...

Yes, I will need to read that book! I'm sure it will be inspirational and a tear-jerker. Thanks for the info :)

T-man's mom, CC-man & T-man Angel

Huskee and Hershey said...

Some humans are really so inspiring...
Can't wait to lay my paws on it!!

Simba said...

I think we will need tissues.

Simba x

pughy said...

Cant wait to read the book.

Love Ginger Jasper x

Arabella said...

We're going to need to get that book! Such good work you're doing for these dogs, we really admire you!

Georgeous said...

Meany Mummy has a barkday in March, what a great gift idea - Thanks Ben & Sue
Lickies George