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  1. Cool, talented and colourful. That's Lennon!




    In the Comforter Wing, you will oft find Lennon, strumming his guitar, his circular glasses integral to his image. A Comforter in Tzu Kingdom, he is also an international celebrity travelling the world with "The Rock Stars" - a tribute band of which two members are his parents.

    We know a little of Lennon as he has made tzus welcome throughout the books. We know he's an elder and he is a trusted senior, a contemporary of King Bailey and Queen Coffee. 

    We also know that he was adopted by The Rockstars when he was only a puppy, after he had his heartbroken by his original family. He loves his family and his life touring theatres across the world but he still yearns for Sabrina, the enchanted human child from his first home.

    Will he ever see Sabrina again?

    Lennon has his own twitter account too! Find him at 

  2. Vera. 

    Just how did a baby elephant end up in a story about Shih Tzus?

    Elephant magic tzusWe first meet this sweet girl in ‘Santa Paws’ Invitation’ whilst Paddy, Stanley and Maisie are on a fun flight with Santa Paws Shay and his elf Binky as they fly over an abandoned zoo. You see, we had both been disturbed for a number of years about the animals that were left behind in places like Damascus and Baghdad zoos. We wanted to highlight the situation so that young readers could learn from this because, after all, as our Shih Tzu saviours said “War? What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.” The recent events in Afghanistan showed how the animals need our help and we hope Vera’s story will help animals in the future. 


    Since her rescue, Vera has remained in Santa Paws Land helping ‘Team Christmas’ all year round. We are pleased to see her take a pivotal role in Book Four. Elephants never forget and she certainly has much love for Stanley who saw her and pleaded with Shay to investigate. Thankfully it led to Vera escaping her plight with Stan and Paddy ensuring her passage to safety thanks to a pawful of Christmas magic.