Sally Loves


Share what you Love! Make Story-time Fun and Inspiring!

A delightful and educational series by author, illustrator, Jody Mackey, Sally Loves… books follow the adventures of the title character, a little girl who grows up surrounded by friends and family who pursue active lifestyles. Motivated by her family and friends, Sally starts participating in different activities. She swims, bikes, runs and she dreams of participating in a triathlon like her mom in Sally Loves …to Swim!

Sally dances ballet, tap, and more, but she dreams about hula dancing in a luau with one of her best friends in Sally loves . . . to Dance!

Sally rides horses at Ladysmith Ranch and dreams of riding the cloverleaf barrel race in the rodeo with one of her best friends in Sally Loves . . . Horses! …Coming out soon.

Readers will follow the young girl in her inspiring efforts to make her dreams come true. As Sally’s story unfolds, Mackey teaches important lessons about following one’s dreams, the rewards of determination and the joys of friendship and family.

Accompanied by charming illustrations, Sally Loves… books are an excellent choice of reading material for parents who want to make storytelling time both fun and rewarding. This treasure trove of captivating pictures and engaging narratives will keep readers engaged from beginning to end.

About the author

Jody Mackey originally from Glen Ellyn, Illinois, lives with her husband in Tucson, Arizona. She is a Fine Arts graduate and proud supporter of the University of Arizona. She lives an active lifestyle competing in running and cycling events. She has completed over 50 triathlons, including over eight Ironman and Ironman 70.3 events. She has three beautiful horses and rides several days a week. When she is not writing or drawing, Mackey is outside training, riding the horses or playing golf. Sports have enriched her life, and so it seems only natural to share her experiences and inspire young children to be active through her books.