“Sydney & Ziggy” is a love story. It is the story of the love shared between a little girl and a lost puppy. It is a story that illustrates adoption as an active expression and manifestation of love. It is a story about selfless sacrifice, about giving, about caring, and a story about love in action. It presents the concept of adoption to young readers by making an analogous comparison to the adoption of a new pet into the family home. Based on a true story, “Sydney & Ziggy” will invite the reader to see and understand what true love is by seeing it in action. Adoption is an act of love. This is our love story.