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SYDNEY Tours Eufaula Written by Kay Whaley Illustrated by Kathy Hamrick
Sydney Tours Eufaula is Whaley’s new children’s book and centers around the dog’s travels throughout Eufaula, pursuing a cat during the height of tourist season with the annual Eufaula Pilgrimage as a backdrop.
Whaley is the director of grant development at Wallace Community College-Sparks Campus. Sydney, illustrated throughout the book by Eufaula artist Kathy Hamrick, is one of the Portuguese Water Dogs owned by Eufaula veterinarian Dr. Jim Gardner and his wife, Anne.
Sydney Tours Eufaula star Sydney is an 8-year-old Portuguese Water Dog. She is quite accomplished, having won grand champion confirmation titles and well as water championships.
"And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer." - F. Scott Fitzgerald