Introducing – Where Will You Go, Ricky Jo? By Tom Murdoch

Where Will You Go, Ricky Jo?

By Tom Murdoch and Illustrated By Marina Veselinovic

Genre: Baby and Toddler Nursery Rhyme Book

Take your child on an exciting storytime journey with the adventurous Ricky Jo, a little chihuahua looking to explore his big dreams and share in new experiences.

More than ever, we want our children to be passionate about learning, confident in their creativity, and eager to seek out new places and adventures; even if they’re only heading off to dreamland.

That’s why author Tom Murdoch’s book, Where will you go, Ricky Jo?, is a colorful and engaging story about a cute chihuahua who’s always ready for a little exploration.

You and your child will love following along with Ricky Jo as he races off in a fire truck, soars the open skies in an airplane, rides a horse across the plains, and visits a farm; all before heading off to bed and embarking on new and exciting adventures only found in his dreams.

A fun bedtime story sure to inspire the imagination, this kid’s book features colorfully vibrant illustrations and rhythmic prose that keep the story moving along at a good pace while making each page more delightful than the last.

Perfect for boys and girls ages 2 and up, Where will you go, Ricky Jo? helps encourage kids to learn more about the world, take on new adventures, and understand that visiting someplace new only takes a bit of imagination; even if you’re only a little chihuahua.

Some Pages From The Book

Book Details:

  • Traditional Bedtime Story Book
  • 28-Page Hardcover
  • Rich and Colorful Illustrations
  • Inspired by a Real Chihuahua
  • Ideal for Ages 2 and Up
  • Gender Neutral (Boys and Girls)
  • Easy to Hold Kid Size (8” x 8”)

If you’re ready to go on adventure with your children or want to inspire a classroom of preschool or kindergarten students, take Ricky Jo along and let’s help little children reach for their big dreams.

Read Some Reviews

Lisa Bowen 5.0 out of 5 stars Adorable! My granddaughter and I love it!

The story and illustrations are absolutely adorable. My 5 year old granddaughter loves it. She almost cried, said it was so cute. One of her favorite books yet and we read probably 10 books a night. Amazon is my go to place for children’s books and I buy them on a regular basis.


Customer 5678 5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful Illustrations

Beautiful illustrations, cute rhymes and that is so important when teaching kids to learn. This book is very pretty and flows so nicely. It has been easy for my kid to learn to memorize many of the pages and hopefully he will start see the word and associating. Going to start looking at this authors other books.

Check Out “Fun With Ricky Jo” on Youtube


Meet The Author

Tom Murdoch is an award-winning advertising copywriter and creative director of a boutique advertising agency. Tom who has written extensively for a wide range of medical, industrial and consumer product companies located across the globe. He has collaborated with artists, film stars and radio personalities over the course of forty years as a partner of Murdoch Marketing, the advertising agency he owns with his wife of 41 years. Tom’s first book, “It’s OK to be a Puppy” is in its second printing. The book was inspired by Katie, the family’s beloved Italian Greyhound. ‘Where Will You Go, Ricky Jo’ is the first in a series of children’s ‘travel’ books, inspired by living with three Chihuahuas.

While Tom is an avid dog lover, his books are not really focused on dogs, per se, but he uses the puppies to carry a message of optimism for children whom. “I hope I can encourage children to be open to all cultures in the world, and to influence them with stories of adventure and exploration, as well as acceptance of all puppies, regardless of the color of their fur.”

Tom lives in Saugatuck, Michigan with his wife Nancy. He continues to serve advertising clients, between golf, travel and writing. The couple has two grown sons.

Tom Murdoch is also the author of It’s OK to Be a Puppy : A Children’s Book about Loving Who You Are.

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