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Boy, 2, stars in Peabody grandmother’s children’s book

Joey DiOrio, 2, of Beverly, reads through “Joey & Iggy’s Great Adventure” with his aunt, Maria Cameron, left, and mother, Cassie DiOrio, who both helped publish the book with Joey’s grandmother, Mary K. Theo. (Spenser R. Hasak)
PEABODY — Joey DiOrio can’t read yet but the 2-year-old stars in a children’s book written by his grandmother and mother about a boy teaming up with his stuffed animal friend to overcome health problems. Peabody native Mary K. Theo and her daughter, Cassie DiOrio of Beverly, self-published “Joey & Iggy’s Great Adventure” in July.…

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