"My hope is that people who read this book with children can say, 'This is how it felt when it happened to me.'" --Elaine Mitchell Palmore

Praise for The Dragon Who Lives at Our House

"Wow! This story nails it. What a fantastic tool for any counselor helping kids understand or deal with very adult problems."
--Beth Leaf, Executive Director, R3 (Collaborative for Recovery, Reentry, Renewal)

"Al the Dragon is an ingenious story with engaging illustrations that will have readers from all ages returning again and again. This masterpiece will benefit families, educators, support groups and professionals all over the world."
--Sheila Booth-Alberstadt, Children's Author

When Al first came home with Dad, he was harmless and fun, but it soon became apparent that what seemed like fun could quickly get out of control.

This poignant story, told through delightful illustration, is a wonderful help to anyone trying to understand or discuss the heartbreak and hope of a family dealing with substance abuse or any life controlling issue.

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"The Dragon Who Lives at Our House is one of the best books on substance abuse that I have ever read! It creatively addresses this problem in a way that will effectively reach family members both young and old. For counselors this book is a must-have resource to help those who are dealing with the devastating effects of this disease."
--Julia Cook, School Counselor, National Award Winning Children's Author/Presenter