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The Pleasure of Being Printed in A number of Languages


It’s only a great feeling, understanding that what you’ve written has been revealed in quite a lot of languages. Imagining folks studying The Different Finish of the Leash in Polish or Spanish makes me smile. It’s not simply the mental information that one’s books have circled the globe; it as a lot a sense of connection. A connection to different cultures, different international locations, different individuals who love canines as a lot as I do.

It’s that connection that feels so essential proper now, in a time when being really related to different folks feels more and more threatened. So, be part of me, in celebrating that folks everywhere in the world can bond over their love of animals, and that, in quite a lot of languages, we are able to learn the identical books, beneath the identical solar and the identical moon, on our tiny, inexperienced, attractive, and oh-so-vulnerable, little planet.

I haven’t sat down and discovered the place all my books have been revealed in a very long time, and I assumed I’d enroll a few of you within the journey to seek out out. I really like LOVE listening to from folks from different international locations, so please leap in when you’ve learn any of my books in a language apart from English. (To not point out what the titles of the e-book really say!)

Right here’s what I’ve proper now in my information (which is likely to be old-fashioned, publishers are fairly slammed proper now simply preserving their heads above water):

The Different Finish of the Leash has been revealed in Austria, Brazil, China (in each “conventional” & “easy”), Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italian, Korea, Poland, Russia, Spain, & Sweden.  And, in Australia, which remains to be in English however I LOVE that the e-book is obtainable there. My journey to Australia when the e-book got here out in that nation was a life’s spotlight, so hi there to everybody in that nice nation.

For the Love of a Canine has been revealed in Italian, Germany, Poland, Russia, & Spain.

The Training of Will was marketed as a “canine coaching e-book,” when it’s really a e-book about trauma and restoration in two species. I feel the one different international locations it’s in are Germany and Spain. I’m very, very grateful that they’re there!

Kynos publishers in Germany deserve a particular shout out! They’ve revealed not simply The Different Finish of the Leash, For the Love of a Canine, & The Training of Will, but additionally a number of of my smaller self-published coaching books. They’ve been a unbelievable associate through the years, and I’m really grateful to them.

Now, the tremendous enjoyable half. The Covers! Right here’s a newly designed cowl for OEL (Different Finish of the Leash) in Korea:

And listed below are an entire lot of different covers–are you able to guess which cowl goes to which nation? What the titles translate to?

It fascinates me how some publishers use the identical title, whereas others use their very own. The Spanish model of The Training of Will is similar, whereas the German model interprets to “Due to Willie.” (A minimum of, that’s what Google says. Anybody have a greater one?) The Chinese language model of OEL is ““Don’t compete together with your canine to be the boss.” (Due to translator Vicki Huang for filling me in on Fb!)

Please, please leap in right here in case you are fluent in any of those languages, and/or learn any of the books in a language apart from English. I’d so love to listen to from you!

MEANWHILE, again on the farm: Final weekend, with a excessive of 77 F, noticed most of Wisconsin residents exterior, cleansing home windows, (ought to’ve), watering earlier than we now have to place away our hoses (did that), and/or portray or staining the factor we stated we’d get to in June (our picnic desk). After a number of nights nicely beneath freezing, to not point out some snow, it was nice to have the ability to use the hoses once more, and get into the backyard.

It FINALLY rained this morning, it’s been terribly dry, and it’s been windy for days. These beautiful leaves are actually lengthy gone off the tree in our yard, and it’s beginning to look extra like November reasonably than October.

Our hen feeders have been busy, busy, busy. Right here’s a male Downy Woodpecker loving this mix of suet and seed. Proper now we’re seeing Downy, Bushy, and Pink-Bellied WPs.

Love this photograph of three birds, two actual, on high of some feeders. That’s a feminine Downy and I assumed a feminine  Goldfinch–there are tons right here–however now I don’t suppose so. Doesn’t appear to be a Home Sparrow both. Hmmmmm.

This Nice Blue wasn’t in our yard, however we bought to say hi there whereas out strolling the canines alongside Black Earth Creek in Cross Plains.

All of our wildlife encounters weren’t joyful ones. These beautiful factor was caught in our fence, in all probability for the higher a part of 24 hours. I discovered her when out strolling the canines, ran to get Jim and the bolt cutters. We bought her out straight away, and he or she moved just a few toes away and lay down. She was gone the following morning. She is going to in all probability lose her hoof, if she makes it in any respect. I considered bringing her water, she should have been horribly dehydrated after struggling for therefore lengthy, however determined she’d be higher off if I simply let her alone. I considered her all weekend, nonetheless do. I hope she makes it.

Watching the deer right here brings me full circle–I’ll always remember getting back from safari in Africa and exclaiming how stunning our White-tailed Deer are. That’s one of many many values of touring to different international locations, and being related to others exterior of our small, native circles. I hope I hear from lots of you about translations and canine books in different international locations, with apologies that I’m solely fluent in English . . .  and that’s solely a part of the time.

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