SPRINGVILLE—Local author Dr. Robert L. Heichberger has written a new children's book which is about to be released. The story setting takes place in a somewhat rural setting, and was inspired by the author's family in South Carolina.
Heichberger has captured the warmth of children and their family and the charm of their animal pets in a new book entitled "The Pleasant Abode."
The imagery in the story is real and is expressed genuinely by the way the Pleasant family is suddenly confronted by an approaching heavy thunder and lightning storm in the middle of the night. The young daughters in the story bond together with their parents for a word of warm comfort and reassurance that all will be well. As the oncoming storm approached, their pets seek comfort and safety from each other.
This story depicts the bond of warmth and trust that can be developed between pets and their masters, as well as among the animals themselves. The story shows how friendships are developed and maintained when a trusting hand is given and a reassuring kindly attitude is extended among people themselves and with their animal pets.
The new book will be available in most book stores and on Amazon.com. Proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Shriners Hospital for Children and to St. Jude's Research Hospital for Children.