Introducing Buckley the Highland Cow and Ralphy the Goat: A True Story about Kindness, Friendship, and Being Yourself [978-1-64604-028-5, $12.95, Ulysses Press] by Renee Rutledge and Leslie Ackerman, a full-color children’s book that tells the charming story of Buckley, an orphaned cow, and his best friend Ralphy, as they overcome barnyard bullying and loneliness to reveal the power of resilience, diverse friendships, and loving who you are!
When a baby highland cow named Buckley suddenly finds himself all alone at a brand-new farm with no other cows, surrounded by unfamiliar, unfriendly faces, he isn’t sure what to do. However, friends come from unlikely places!
Ralphy decides to take Buckley under his wing. Different in every way, they quickly become best friends. Buckley soon learns that a loving, supportive farmyard family can come in all shapes and sizes.
With adorable photographs of Insta-famous Buckley (@buckleythehighlandcow) and beautiful illustrations, this unforgettable real-life story of childhood resilience will inspire kids of all ages to overcome tough social situations and thrive.