Shocks is a ten-year-old rescue donkey who was saved from the brink of death by the Donkey Sanctuary. He now helps countless children with assisted needs and was awarded ‘Rescue Animal of the Year’ for his healing abilities.
Julian and Tracy Austwick live in Birmingham with their five-year-old twin daughters, Amber and Hope. Thanks to Shocks, Amber can now walk and talk – defying all of the doctors’ predictions. Thanks to Amber, Shocks has come out of his timid shell and blossomed into the most popular donkey at the sanctuary.
Ruth Kelly is an award-nominated journalist, who has ghosted a string of Sunday Times bestsellers including entrepreneur Michelle Mone’s autobiography, My Fight to the Top, Out of the Darkness by Tina Nash and You Can’t Hide by Tina Renton. Ruth has had ten years’ experience in print journalism and television.