Jacksonville, FL (Vocus) September 1, 2010
Fairies, sorcerers, and magical creatures are set to invade bookshelves as author Gwendoline Phillips uses her storytelling prowess in weaving a tale wrapped with magic and adventure, The Magical Land of Scotwalend. A delightful picture book released through Xlibris, it 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, the 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, their kingdom of Scotwalend flourishes 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.
The Magical Land of Scotwalend is enrolled in Xlibris’ Bookstore Returnability Program, which gives booksellers the convenient option of returning excess stocks through Ingram Distribution. It will be featured at the 2010 Illinois Library Association Book Exhibit in Chicago, IL on September 29-30, 2010. Readers who wish to learn more about this book 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. She 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 20, 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. 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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