Hello & Welcome!  I’m a writer, a musician, and a martial artist based in Ontario, Canada. Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.

My most recent publication, my new novel:


My early reader chapter book entitled Scratchy the Squirrel: A Time for Friends

High praise for Scratchy the Squirrel:

Paul Yanuziello’s early chapter book, Scratchy the Squirrel: A Time for Friends, is all about friendships: caring for others despite the obvious differences. The language is simple to help young readers with their language skills. The font is large and bold, and the illustrations are soft and engaging.

The plot follows Scratchy as he introduces his lifestyle, his home, and what he likes to eat best. After befriending Miss Bee, Scratchy shares what he learns about bumblebees. Then the story follows Miss Bee as she recovers from her injury, learns to fly again, and finds a hive of her own, in the process sharing some interesting facts about bumblebees and her particular type of bumblebee.

And, if you’re wondering about Scratchy’s irritable itch, read the story and see how the issue is resolved. The story ends with a list of interesting fun facts for young readers. The story is engaging, entertaining, and educational, packed with powerful messages about friendships and helping others in need.

Loved it!

Reviewed By Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers’ Favorite

5 Stars – Congratulations on your 5-star review!


Samba in Brazil, Book 2 in The Samba Dog series, paperback and E-Book on sale for a limited time. A Readers Favorite 5-Star book.


My first book in The Samba Dog series; Samba on a Snowy Day

and a translated version, in Portuguese/Brazilian, Samba em um Dia de Neve. Click on the book cover below to find your store:

It is all about fun, love, nature and an adorable puppy. I designed it for parents to read to their children, or perhaps the other way around. 

Samba on a Snowy Day, Samba in Brazil and Samba em um Dia de Neve are all available wherever fine books are sold.

Buy them now:


Barnes & Noble

Chapters Indigo

Apple I-Books


Joshua Miller, artist, illustrator and educator, brings the story to life with his wonderful illustrations. An interview with Joshua can be found here, facebook interview  Joshua Miller – part 1.

And facebook interview with Joshua Miller – part 2.

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