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The Royal Palm

Mrs. D.

Pages: 40
ISBN: 978-145753-191-0
List Price: 21.99
Category: Children’s Books
Available: October 2014
Edition: Perfectbound

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A thought-provoking tale of the journey of a royal palm born on a tiny island surrounded by mysterious waters. This tender story explores the world of someone wrapped up in herself. Protected by her cousins, the short plain palms, the royal palm grew up beautiful, but very self-centered. Dreaming about life outside the island, she did not bother with her friends, who lived as one big family. Immersed in her own beauty, she only cared for herself, until one day a hurricane struck the tiny island. Then the royal p alm discovered the true meaning of family and real friendship. Inspiring story with valuable lessons to be learned and shared.

An award-winning author, Olga D’Agostino (known as Mrs. D.), grew up on a farm by the Carpathian Mountains in western Ukraine, surrounded by nature. Her childhood featured an imaginary world that she fi lled with characters from books she read. In 1992 she and her two small daughters immigrated to the United States. In 2011 she pursued a career as a writer, focusing on children’s books that provide valuable lessons. Two of her books, The Trees Have Hearts and Good Morning, World! have won a Mom’s Choice Award. She is a member of SCBWI, speaks many languages, loves reading, writing, gardening, and traveling. Her books are available in print on Amazon and Barnes & Noble, and as e-books for most popular e-devices.