Dave Marchetti has been working with animals his entire life. He started his professional career as a pet store owner and soon moved on to the hands-on zoo Experience, where he helps foster the love of animals with children and adults alike.
With titles that are as fun to say as they are to read like “Steve the Stickleback,” “Nestle’s Big Adventure,” and “The Frog with Slippery Fingers,” it is clear that Dave has used his wealth of knowledge and love for fish, reptiles, and amphibians to create enjoyable children books that your kids are sure to love.
Three Entertaining Titles
Steve the Stickleback
What goes on beneath the surface of the water? Steve knows, and now children of all ages can get to know this quirky and endearing Stickleback.Buy Now!
Nestle’s Big Adventure
Nestle keeps sneaking out of his enclosure and keeps getting in trouble. Now, kids can follow Nestle around as he finds many adventures outside in the real world.Buy Now!
The Frog with Slippery Fingers
Poor Michael, as a tree frog he’s supposed to be able to hold onto anything. Sadly, his not-so-sticky feet aren’t good for much. This funny frog is sure to be a favorite of your little readers.Buy Now!
Watch out for Dave’s latest book about a lost baby turtle named Truman as he tries to find his way to the pond immediately after hatching. (Coming Soon!)
Dave’s goal is to provide stories that teach and entertain while encouraging young children to read.
Featured in the Providence Journal
Animal Experiences was voted Best Family Amusement in the 2018 Providence Journal Readers Choice Awards.
An Interview with the Children’s Book Review
Read Dave’s exclusive interview by Bianca Schulze for the Children’s Book Review regarding his three books. The interview discusses his inspiration for writing the books, his writing process, and more about his experiences with animals and writing alike.