PRLog - Nov. 28, 2012 - COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Scheduled for a January 2013 release, and inspired by his intense love of cars, animals and creativity, the "Big Book of Wacky Rides!" by Fireball Tim is a mad-cap take on inanimate objects transformed into cool cars. Each illustration stands on its own as an amusing story, delighting children and parents around the world. From the Olympic "Spoonster" to the "Snot Rocket", these wild and wacky rides take kids of all ages on a journey of the imagination and unique design exploration.
Fireball Tim’s Book of Wacky Rides
Fireball Tim is not only America's wackiest Automotive TV Host, he's also responsible for over 400 designs of some of the most famous Hollywood Movie Cars in history. Credits include Avengers, GI Joe, Priest, Thor, Knight Rider, Gone in 60 Seconds, Son of the Mask, Escape from L.A., Pitch Black, Jurassic Park, The Core, X-Men, Starship Troopers, Speed, Batman and many more.
Fireball (his legal name) has designed All Star Vehicles for the hit TV Show “Monster Garage,” the Award Winning 500+hp MINI Police Pursuit for Speed Channel's "Street Tuner Challenge" and hosted "World's Most Expensive Rides" and "Extreme Rides" for Discovery Channel. He also reviews new vehicles for the Automotive Manufacturers to his audience of 15 million.
According to Fireball Tim, “There aren’t many women who have accomplished as much as National Mill Dog Rescue founder, Theresa Strader has in saving pooches from the pain and suffering of harsh conditions. I’m proud and excited to be a part of her journey.”
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National Mill Dog Rescue’s founder, Theresa Strader had this to say: “We are so very grateful for the support of our work. It’s About the Dogs!”
Pre-orders of the book are being accepted at Amazon.com.
National Mill Dog Rescue’s founder, Theresa Strader was recently honored as a People Magazine’s “Heroes Among Us” in the November 19, 2012 issue.
National Mill Dog Rescue is a Colorado Springs based organization that rescues, rehabilitates, and re-homes retired commercial breeding dogs from puppy mills. NMDR relies on over fourteen hundred volunteers to care for the dogs, from the moment they are surrendered to the time they are adopted and beyond. We also depend on the kindness of the public in the form of donations.
The idea behind National Mill Dog Rescue started with a single sentence in an e-mail that Theresa Strader received: “50 Italian Greyhounds in need.” A large-scale breeding operation, or ‘puppy mill’ was going out of business and all 561 of the dogs were going to be auctioned off that weekend. One of those dogs was Lily. The moment their eyes met through the wire of Lily’s tiny cage, Theresa knew her life had changed forever and that this new life would include Lily.
In honor of that very special Italian Greyhound, National Mill Dog Rescue was established in February 2007 to give a voice to mill dogs across the country. Since then, almost 7 thousand have been saved. The work is far from over. NMDR is a no-kill organization. Every single dog that comes through the doors is given whatever medical care they need - without exception. They are groomed, usually for the very first time. Years of filth and matted fur are removed, allowing the beautiful dog underneath to shine. Soon they learn about all the simple everyday things that most dogs take for granted like toys and treats, a soft bed, and most importantly - love.