Welcome to the home of Boo & Bubbles!

A girl and her cat are looking for a new underwater friend! Join Boo on her adventure to add a pet fish to her family. Teach children the importance of good animal care, regardless of the species. Written by a fish veterinarian, this book explores all the important steps in welcoming a new gilled member of the family.

Dr. Jessie Sanders is a certified aquatic veterinarian and owner of Aquatic Veterinary Services, one of the only all-aquatic veterinary practices in the country. Written to inspire the next generation of fish-keepers, Dr. Sanders strives to pass on proper fish husbandry to all her clients. Fish are pets that can be enjoyed by everyone in the family!




Boo & Bubbles is a new children’s book for kids and families interested in beginning fish keeping! Know a kid who loves Finding Nemo & Finding Dory? Get them on the path to enjoying a pet fish of their own with our first book in the Boo & Bubbles series! Available for purchase here.

sck-portraits-8306-2Author – Dr. Jessie Sanders

Jessie Sanders, DVM, CertAqV is the chief veterinarian and owner of Aquatic Veterinary Services. Dr. Sanders is a certified aquatic veterinarian through the World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association, specializing in aquatic veterinary surgery. More information about Dr. Sanders can be found on Aquatic Veterinary Services website, or her personal website.


p1020124Illustrator – Connie Williams

Connie Williams specializes in jazz art, dance and design art, commissioned paintings, medical illustrations, children’s literature illustration, murals and land, river and seascapes.


Where can I purchase Boo & Bubbles?

Santa Cruz Koi – 4061B Soquel Dr, Soquel, CA 95073 (831) 431-6327

Bookshop Santa Cruz – 1520 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 – (831) 423-0900

Wonderland Toys & Classroom Resources – 4101-B2 Soquel Dr, Soquel, CA 95073

Seymour Marine Discovery Center – 100 McAllister Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Online Readings

Enjoy this free reading of the first in our series, Boo & Bubbles

Meet Boo & George

The inspiration behind Boo and her pet cat, George, is Dr. Jessie Sanders’ sister, Dr. Bailey Sanders.

Dr. Bailey Sanders is a general surgery resident at UNC-Chapel Hill, where she lives with her pet cat, George.

Dr. Bailey Sanders, MD
Dr. Bailey Sanders, MD
A much younger, Dr. Bailey Sanders, as Boo
A much younger, Dr. Bailey Sanders, as Boo




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