Mona Lee Buchanan’s Book Offers Important Life Lessons for Children

Pittsburg, California (EastBayDaily) — Children’s author Mona Lee Buchanan, in her newly published book Take Care of the Wilderness! “Mother Duck” Don’t Get Stewed, Don’t Get Struck!!!, teaches the young readers how to take care of themselves and protect their rights. Valuable for children, parents and teachers, this vibrantly-colored book is informative and entertaining at the same time.

Made available through Xlibris, this picture book opens with the arrival of the young girl Lavanna on planet Earth. She was brought by her dragon from the planet Play to a new planet to learn that there is more to life than just playing. On Earth, she overhears a mother duck who tells her brothers and sisters about how to take care of themselves. “Don’t get stewed, don’t get struck,” she tells them. Lavanna decides to follow the mother duck and learn more lessons from her.

Through the charming pages, readers will follow Lavanna’s encounters with a rabbit, a frog, snakes, crickets, and a witch. They will see how the young girl manages to keep herself from harm and gain new friends along the way.

Take Care of the Wilderness! “Mother Duck” Don’t Get Stewed, Don’t Get Struck!!! will be featured at the New York Library Association Book Exhibit in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on November 7-10, 2012.

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About the Author Author Mona Lee Buchanan enjoys reading and writing stories her children and grandchildren may enjoy.

Take Care of the Wilderness! “Mother Duck” Don’t Get Stewed, Don’t Get Struck!!! * by Mona Lee Buchanan Publication Date: June 6, 2012 Picture Book; $15.99; 24 pages; 978-1-4771-1335-6 eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4771-1336-3

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7879. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.

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