We've all seen the goats of Goats of Anarchy—now, goat mama Leanne Lauricella tells her stories of what the goats have taught her in Peace, Love, Goats. When Leanne Lauricella left her event planner job in New York City, she had no idea that, in just three short years, her home—both inside and out—would evolve into a barnyard sanctuary for special needs goats! Part humor, part memoir of her life with the goats, and part testament to the power of giving back, Peace, Love, Goats is a moving gift for animal lovers of all stripes. In this new book, Leanne provides insight into the lessons she learned from putting her life online for the lives of her animals—in addition to brand new photos of her adorable goats that have never been seen on her Goats of Anarchy Instagram feed. She shares the heartwarming stories of how her goats have taught her about compassion, finding purpose, perseverance, confidence, justice, patience, inspiration, mercy, strength, and courage. Be inspired by how much a few barnyard goats can teach you about life in Peace, Love, Goats.
Get ready to party—the goats are back in town! Based on the popular Instagram account, Goats of Anarchy takes you on a tour of Leanne’s goat rescue farm, a place where special-needs goats can heal, grow, and butt heads to their hearts’ content. Join Pocket, Ella, Chibs, Lyla, Prospect and Polly--the goat who took the Internet by storm with her adorable duck costume--as they rumble, snuggle, pig out, dress up, and even teach you a few goat yoga moves to loosen your haunches. Whether they’re learning to walk or just romping around the farm, these horned and hooved heartbreakers will have you grinning ear to ear as they chew the scenery—literally! When she left New York City for the wilds of New Jersey in 2011, Leanne Lauricella knew nothing about animal sanctuaries. She started her Instagram account, @goatsofanarchy, shortly after getting her first two goats, Jax and Opie. Today, Leanne’s Instagram has over 280,000 followers, and is the winner of the 2016 People’s Voice Webby Award for Animal-Based Social Media Account.
From the rescuer behind the hugely popular Instagram account Goats of Anarchy comes the true story of Piney, a rescued pig with a heart of gold who arrives at the author's animal sanctuary and looks after the goats that live there. Full color.
The Goat with Many Coats tells the true story of Prospect, a small goat rescued by Leanne Lauricella, the barnyard rescuer behind the hugely popular Instagram account Goats of Anarchy. The perfect tale to inspire and delight animal lovers, The Goat with Many Coats pairs beautiful illustrations and real-life photos of Prospect the goat with a truly heartwarming tale readers of all ages will adore.
Goats of Anarchy: Angel and Her Wonderful Wheels is the heartwarming true story of Angel, the goat who learned to walk with wheels; from the Goats of Anarchy series, based on the popular Instagram account. Beautiful illustrations and heartwarming anecdotes bring this real story to life. Discover the story of Angel, a baby goat who is different from the others. Angel, who can’t walk like other goats, is rescued by Leanne Lauricella, founder of the Goats of Anarchy animal sanctuary. With Leanne’s help, Angel gets a new set of wheels—a pink cart that helps her learn to walk, run, and play. Children and adults will love this endearing story that reminds us that we are all uniquely beautiful, including what makes us different from others. Follow along with Angel as she makes new friends on the farm and finds a loving family to be her forever home. Angel and Her Wonderful Wheels features the beautifully illustrated true story of Angel, along with a short section at the end that includes pictures of the real Angel and her farm family. This heart-warming story of overcoming adversity is sure to delight animal lovers of all ages.
Polly and Her Duck Costume tells the true story of Polly, a little blind goat who was rescued by Leanne Lauricella, rescuer of farmyard animals and founder of the immensely popular Instagram account The Goats of Anarchy. Polly has some trouble adapting to her new life until her new mom gives her a warm and fuzzy duck costume, which turns out to be the perfect fit! Follow along with Polly as she finds love with her new family, gains confidence, and makes new friends. The perfect tale to inspire and delight animal lovers, Polly and Her Duck Costume pairs beautiful illustrations with a truly heartwarming tale readers of all ages will adore.
Ever wondered why a goat's eyes have rectangular pupils? Or what happened to Thor's goats each day after they finished pulling his thunderous chariot? Do goat's milk, cheese and meat represent more ethical food choices than cow and sheep products, and if so, can goat farming play an important role in humankind's future? Whether you're an aspiring smallholder, cheese fanatic or simply want to know more about our caprine companions, this guide introduces the fascinating history and folklore of goats and examines the development of goatkeeping in Britain, shedding light on one of our most intelligent, curious and mischievous domestic animals. It also explains the origins and features of the sixteen British goat breeds and the qualities of their products, and even has a few craft and recipe ideas for you to try.