Loukoumi's Good Deeds

    Jennifer Aniston-narrated book to benefit St. Jude

    Actress Jennifer Aniston and her father, actor John Aniston, narrate the latest adventure of the fluffy, cuddly lamb Loukoumi, the sale of which will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

    Loukoumi’s Good Deeds, the third title in the award-winning series of illustrated books by Nick Katsoris for children 4-8, will hit bookshelves April 1, and with each purchase of Loukoumi’s Good Deeds families will be performing a good deed of their own as $2 from the sale of each book will be donated to St. Jude.

    Loukoumi’s Good Deeds, continues the adventures of Loukoumi and her friends Gus the Bear, Fistiki the Cat, Dean the Dog and Marika the Monkey. Whether it’s cleaning the house, lending a helping hand or showing your grandparents how much you love them, kids will find that each good deed is unique in its own special way and can make a huge difference in the lives of those around them.

    Featuring a bonus CD narrated by Jennifer Aniston and her father, Days of Our Lives star John Aniston, the new book follows Loukoumi through her day as she discovers how easy it is to make other people happy by doing something nice. The CD also contains an original song by GRAMMY®-award-winning singer Gloria Gaynor titled “Make Someone Smile.”

    The CD also features the character voices of Gaynor, Oscar®-winner Olympia Dukakis, American Idol’s Constantine Maroulis, Guiding Light star Frank Dicopoulos and CBS News anchor Alexis Christoforous as the voice of Loukoumi.

    Included on the CD is a bonus story, Loukoumi’s Gift, narrated by John Aniston, in which Jennifer voices the part of Daisy the Giraffe, who teaches Loukoumi that a gift needs not cost a lot of money, but instead can come straight from the heart.

    For more information about Loukoumi’s Good Deeds or for a list of stores where the book is available, visit www.loukoumi.com.

    March 2009