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#127 : Stanley the Seagull - Cathy Mazur



Meet a young seagull named Stanley. Follow him as he wanders far from home and tries to find his way back. Join Stanley on his journey as he learns how humans affect the balance of nature.

Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: TB Press
ISBN: 9780983741800
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Cathy Mazur's Bio:
Born in Scranton, Pa., Cathy Mazur is the daughter of Gary and Catherine H. Errico. She was educated in the Dunmore public school system and graduated from Dunmore High School in 1971. She received a bachelor’s degree in Library Science from Mansfield State College in 1975. She received a Reading Specialist Certificate from the University of Scranton in 1978. Cathy was employed as an elementary school librarian for the Mid Valley School District from 1975 until her retirement in 2010. While at Mid Valley, she instituted and coordinated the RIF (Reading Is Fundamental) program for 33 years helping students to develop a love of reading outside the classroom. Cathy served on the Board of Directors for the Valley Community Library in Peckville, Pa. for over 20 years acting as president for one year and board secretary for 19 years. She presently serves on the library’s Developmental Committee chairing various fundraising events. She resides in Dickson City, Pa. with Frank, her husband of 31 years. They are the parents of two children, Gary, 27 and Gia, 19. Now in her retirement, she is focused on writing books for children like Stanley Seagull.

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Colleen Gedrich's Bio:
Colleen Gedrich, a lifelong resident Throop, Pa., earned a BFA in illustration from Marywood University in 2002. She is a freelance illustrator specializing in animal-themed work. She enjoys creating her art using mostly watercolor and pastel. As a dedicated animal rights activist and full-time program coordinator for International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR), Colleen lives her dream of joining her passions for animals and art to promote a more harmonious world with a touch of beauty. Recent works produced by Colleen include t-shirt and invitation designs, children’s book illustrations (A Different Kind of Hero), and book covers (With God There Is Hope). Colleen has also teamed up with her very talented artist mother, Kathy Holmes Gedrich, and paints murals for children’s nurseries.

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My Opinion:
What a delightful tale of a gull who never loses sight of the one thing that mattered above all. Home.
A very endearing and heartwarming childrens' story, that teaches them there's no place like home.
A couple of words that a small child wouldn't comprehend, but no major issues. Kids will love it!


4/5


Recommend? Yes, Ages 9-12


~I received a copy from Tribute Books. I was not compensated for my opinion.~

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Comments

  1. Thanks Freda (my fellow Shih-Tzu lover) for giving Stanley Seagull the thumbs up! We appreciate your support and for hosting a stop on the blog tour. See ya on Twitter!

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  2. i liked this one too. food. that's the one word that hit me ;-D

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