11.7.19 Cool Your Heels with Lillian Cauldwell interviewed Dr. Ruth MacPete, “Lisette The Vet”
“I am honored to win a Moonbeam Award and proud that my book was recognized out of so many talented entries,” said Dr. MacPete. “I hope that my book inspires children to face their fears, believe in themselves, and follow their dreams.”
This beautifully illustrated award-winning picture book, created by veterinarian Ruth MacPete, is sure to entertain and delight kids with its charming illustrations, adorable animals of all kinds, and relatable protagonist. Lisette is a little girl who loves animals and wants to be a veterinarian when she grows up. Lisette loves all animals: big or little, furry or feathery, even slimy or scaly. Well … almost all animals. When her class gets a new pet, she can’t wait to meet him. Then she finally meets Fluffy and he is not what she expected. When disaster strikes, will Lisette the Vet overcome her fears and save the day?