Author Sandy Heitmeier Thompson’s New Book ‘A Rookie Comes to Town’ is the Delightful Story of How a New Student at School Makes Friends With the Help of a Kind Pigeon

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Nov 10, 2022

Recent release “A Rookie Comes to Town” from Covenant Books author Sandy Heitmeier Thompson is a charming story that follows Anish, a young boy who transfers to a new school after his parents move. Shy and unsure of how to make friends, Anish discovers a kind talking pigeon who inspires him to join the school soccer team as a way to make friends and gain confidence.

Sandy Heitmeier Thompson has completed her new book, “A Rookie Comes to Town”: a charming tale of what it’s like moving to a new town and trying to find new friends. Young Anish finds himself in that exact position, but a surprising new friend helps him navigate his new environment.

“Shortly after Anish and his family arrive in town, he is surprised to meet a pigeon collecting coins. ‘That’s why they call me Cash, young man,’ says the pigeon. The two quickly become friends, and Cash tells Anish that a squirrel is trying to steal his loot. Cash also shares the amazing story of his ancestor, Cher Ami, a hero who saved many soldiers in 1918. Anish admits that he is a little frightened because the next day is his first day at school and everything is new to him. Cash arranges for Anish to meet some of his human friends by inviting Anish to play on his soccer team. The next day, Anish is excited and happy. Everyone at school and on his soccer team is friendly and helpful. After school each day, Coach Cash drills the soccer team to prepare for an upcoming tournament, but a sneaky squirrel continually steals things from him. The players, however, form a great team because they are unselfish and appreciate others. All their practice and hard work pay off, and the championship game is full of excitement and surprises.”

Published by Covenant Books of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, Sandy Heitmeier Thompson’s new book is an adorable story that readers of all ages will connect to. Full of vibrant artwork and imaginative characters, Thompson delivers a beautiful narrative on what it’s like to feel lonely as the new kid, and how to overcome one’s fears of reaching out to others for friendship.

Readers can purchase “A Rookie Comes to Town” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Covenant Books is an international Christian-owned and -operated publishing house based in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Covenant Books specializes in all genres of work that appeal to the Christian market. For additional information or media inquiries, contact Covenant Books at 843-507-8373.   

Source: Covenant Books

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