Jacksonville, FL (Vocus) April 16, 2010
Backed with storytelling prowess, author Gwendoline Phillips sprinkles every bookshelf with magical dusts as she weaves a tale wrapped with magic and adventures. Her new book released through Xlibris, The Magical Land of Scotwalend takes readers to an enchanting world of fun and excitement that never end.
Hidden away in the mountains of Wales and Scotland is a beautiful magical land where fairies, sorcerers, and magical creatures live, Scotwalend. Realizing that the castle is lonely and in need of a king and a queen with a family to help protect this beautiful magical land, sorcerer Ray and the sorceress Gwen decide to hold a competition to choose a king. With a kind and gentle heart, a man named Kevin is proclaimed as king. With his passion for exploring, he travels to Thailand where he meets his queen, the beautiful April. Not long after, their special bond becomes even more blessed with the addition of their children, Kai and Mia. Together they flourish in the kingdom of Scotwalend into a more wonderful land where only goodness prevails. Between the covers of this release, readers will follow the royal family in their exciting exploits throughout the kingdom and across the seas.
From meeting leprechauns, flying on magical dragons, and soaring with unicorns, The Magical Land of Scotwalend brings magical journeys of breathtaking adventures filled with lessons and laughter. Bursting with colorful illustrations that bring life to every page, this delightful picture book will never fail to enchant readers both young and old. For more information on this book, readers can log on to Xlibris.com.
About the Author
Gwendoline Phillips was born in Kettering, England and raised in the Midwestern United States. Her mother was Australian and her father was an American military man. As a child, she expressed her creativity by writing short stories, poetry and creating arts and crafts. She was influenced by her grandparents and mother who told her stories about Wales and England. Gwendoline finally has time after raising her family to get back to writing and creating her hand-made Celtic-inspired arts and crafts.
The Magical Land of Scotwalend * by Gwendoline Phillips
Publication Date: April 13, 2010
Picture Book; $21.99; 44 pages; 978-1-4500-6524-5
Picture Book Hardcover; $31.99; 44 pages; 978-1-4500-6525-2
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. 7479. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7876.