Synopses & Reviews
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Scout, a rescued pit bull, has an uncanny ability to balance anything on his head. Whether itand#8217;s a sombrero or a single strawberry or a baseball, this patient pooch knows not to get overwhelmed by the challenges life throws at him. Once neglected, mistreated, and underfed, he now lives with a loving owner and thereand#8217;s nothing he canand#8217;t balance. Based on the popular Tumblr and#147;Stuff on Scoutand#8217;s Head,and#8221; Lessons in Balance shares Scoutand#8217;s pithy and humorous wisdom about navigating lifeand#8217;s highs and lows to achieve balance and mindfulness.
Lessons in Balance showcases Scout, the adorable pit bull and undisputed internet star with an uncanny ability to balance literally anything on his head, sharing his insightful and hilarious wisdom about how to balance the joys and tribulations of life. An introduction from Scouts owner Jennifer Gillen reveals the touching story of how he was rescued, given a home, loved and eventually overcame earlier abuse and trauma. This delightful book will bring a smile to all animal lovers, while teaching them the finer point of mindfulness and yes, balance.
About the Author
is a nine-year-old pit bull, who likes to spend his days snoozing, snacking, and getting his ear scratched. Scout lives in a full household with two cat brothers, and a new dog sister whoand#8217;s trying to steal his thunder. He hopes to use his talent to show how important it is for humans to be involved in animal rescue.
Jennifer Gillen is Scoutand#8217;s owner and creator of the Tumblr blog Stuff on Scoutand#8217;s Head. She rescued Scout four years ago and created the blog on a whim to not only showcase Scoutand#8217;s unique skill but to show how patient, loyal, and gentle pit bulls can be with the right training. Now, she uses the blog to draw attention and donations to various animal shelters and advocates for responsible dog ownership. Jennifer and Scout live in Toronto, Ontario.