Emily & Lucy to the Rescue

Discover how even if a child is sad or scared, she or he can be empowered with love and compassion to make a difference in their family’s lives.

Emily and Lucy to the Rescue, published July 2020

New children’s book helps kids facing challenging times
FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 28, 2020) — Facing a serious illness in the family can be sad and scary for a child, feelings that may be exacerbated during the isolating time of COVID-19. With the goal of empowering children and validating their stress, Mascot Books has announced the publication of Emily and Lucy to the Rescue, written by Phyllis Ershowsky and illustrated by Chiara Savarese, launched in July 2020.

Emily and her dog Lucy are one unstoppable duo, but when a loved one faces a serious illness, their lives are turned upside down. The best friends soon become worried, unsure of what to do. Will they be strong enough to save the day?

Discover how even if a child is sad or scared, she or he can be empowered with love and compassion to make a difference in their family’s lives.

Phyllis Ershowsky is a public relations professional and a first-time children’s book author. She recently faced the challenges of a serious illness, but she did not do it alone. Her loved ones provided amazing support, inspiring her to write Emily and Lucy to the Rescue, the first book in a series created to reassure and empower children, letting them know that they are safe and strong, and that they possess the potential to save the day for someone they love.

The book is available on Mascot Books, Amazon and Barnes & Noble. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Follow the author, and updates from Emily and Lucy on the book’s Facebook page .

To set up an interview, virtual reading, book signing following social distance guidelines, or for information regarding Emily and Lucy to the Rescue, please contact Phyllis at phyllis@pkecreative.com.


About Mascot Books
Mascot Books, located in Herndon, Virginia, was co-founded in 2003 by Naren Aryal. Mascot Books has published over 1,000 books with a diverse library of titles including children’s, young adult, fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks, and more. Learn more at www.mascotbooks.com.

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