Shea, the huggable, snuggable puggle, shares her dog-eyed view of the world. With the help of her friends, Shea conveys some of her wise observations of the world in which she lives. You will discover that this pup's world is really not so different from the world which we perceive as our own.
Roxanne Yurman Davenport is a licensed teacher with an educational background in Early Childhood and Special Education, as well as management experience at Yale University. She started her child care and preschool program, Living, Loving, & Learning, in 1992. Her goal is to offer families and children the best of both worlds: a quality, developmentally-appropriate early childhood experience within a loving family home environment.
Roxanne has been married to her high school sweetheart John since 1976 and is the proud mother of two now-adult children. Originally born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, she has resided with her family in CT since 1980.
As an advocate for family, education and children's issues, Roxanne has served on various committees and boards and has volunteered with several youth organizations.
Roxanne enjoys working with both young children and adults, finding ways to make family memories special, and sharing her passions and creative energies.
In an attempt to combine her long-standing passions of photography and writing, her devotion to nurturing and teaching young children, and her new-found enjoyment of spending time with her lovable "grand-dog," Roxanne Yurman Davenport's children book series, "Shea" collection, reinforces valuable life lessons and will entertain both the young and their families and/or caregivers.