The True Meaning of Friendship as Told in a New Book

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Author Audrey Bussey’s inspirational story of an unusual and unlikely friendship that developed and withstood the test of time

What is the true meaning of friendship? Author Audrey Bussey brings readers to a story about true friendship that bonded together two unlikely animals, a deer and a mother goose in a book titled The Deer and The Mother Goose.

A simple story about what friendship truly means, the author tells the unusual friendship developed between a deer and a mother goose that was abandoned by father goose while feeling helpless and worried for the safety of her eggs.

Bussey imparts to book readers the importance of being able to be friends for others regardless of who they are and being able to stand up for one’s friend as well as for one’s self no matter what the situation brings.

A very inspirational story, the book gives readers good self-esteem and it’s about helping somebody who is in need. For the author, true friendship can not only be made up by fur but can also be made up by feathers. Indeed, a true friend would not make fun of their fellow but rather serves as an inspiration for everyone to follow.

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About the Author
Audrey Bussey was born in Portsmouth, Va. in 1979. She grew up in a military family as the youngest of three children. As a child, she lived in Japan for three years and really enjoyed the different culture. Her family has also been stationed in Maryland and she now currently resides in Virginia Beach, Va. She went to Barton College located in Wilson, N.C. and majored in Psychology. She made the Dean’s List and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology. She currently works in accounting in Virginia. On her free time she likes to read, enjoys going to the movies, and likes going to baseball games.

The Deer And The Mother Goose * by Audrey Bussey
Publication Date: September 30, 2011
Picture Book; $15.99; 24 pages; 978-1-4653-6028-1

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