Haven't heard of Tracey Stewart? That's all about to change. The former veterinary technician and animal advocate who also happens to be married to "Daily Show" comedian Jon Stewart, is quickly rising in the world of animal welfare thanks to a new book, online magazine, and a new rescue farm.
Artisan Books announced this week that it will publish Stewart's first book, "Do Unto Animals," in October. In addition to more than 300 pages of beautiful illustrations by celebrated artist Lisel Ashlock, the book will give readers "insights into the secret lives of animals and the kindest ways to live with and alongside them."
The release states that everything from learning how to speak "cat-ese" and "dog-ese" to building backyard bee houses and humanely dealing with yard pests will be explored. Stewart will also share experiences from the farm that she, Jon, and their two kids currently own in New Jersey. The couple reportedly are working towards turning the property into a "a home for farm animals rescued from cruelty."
"Part practical guide, part memoir of her life with animals, and part testament to the power of giving back, 'Do Unto Animals' is a gift for animal lovers of all stripes," the publisher's press release reads.
In addition to her upcoming book, Stewart owns and manages the online magazine Moomah, which provides kids and parents fun and effective ways to become involved in and give back to nonprofits. This month's issue, dedicated entirely to veganism, spotlights Farm Sanctuary founder Gene Baur and his organization's mission to rescue abused animals.
"Over the past year in the course of researching my own book I’ve been inspired to transition from vegetarian to a completely whole foods plant-based diet," reveals Stewart in an interview with Baur. "Life just keeps getting better."
Jump here to pre-order Tracey Stewart's new book, set for release on Oct. 6.
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