Furbily-Furld Takes on the World

About the Book

Furbily-Furld is furious! The poor little lizard who has lived on his home turf for years has been pushed out by a growing town. Then, through miraculous magic, Furbily is given the means to take revenge. But something amazing happens along the way. Find out what in Furbily-Furld Takes on the World!

In this fun children's book designed for elementary school-aged children, Katherine Gotthardt, M.Ed., writing concentration, and artist Selina Farmer Williams tackle tough issues like anger management, smart growth, conservation, forgiveness and more in an easy-to-understand, illustrated epic poem.

Gotthardt has been writing, editing and teaching for more than twenty years. She considers herself a writer by nature and by trade, having begun writing for fun as soon as her mother helped teach her to read. She has published multiple collections of poetry, hundreds of online articles and blogs and dozens of print articles.

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H. Berthold

What a beautiful story and a beautiful book! I bought one for each of my children and they love the pictures and talking about Furbily and how he left his home because the people moved in, how sad he was, and the happy ending (which I won't give away!)

Patricia Daly-Lipe

Read with your child and later explain the more intricate message behind the tale. It is a book of many levels. Well done!

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Acknowledgments and Gratitude

Prospero's Books

Hypnoconsult Publishing

Orcada Media Group

The Read with Carylee Show

Prince William Living

The Digital Reader


Select Business Network


LV's Dining Room Show

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