A Delightful Children’s Book in English, French and Spanish

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New book is an engaging trilingual tale of a young toad and his determination to help his friend

From co-authors Antoinette Falquier Harned and Susan Mangano Thirolle comes a unique treat that young readers can enjoy and learn from. ARTHUR TOAD    ARTUR CRAPAUD    ARTURO SAPO is a wonderful trilingual book that will jumpstart their knowledge of other languages—English, French and Spanish.

Feeling ill after having eaten too many insects, Arthur Toad is left home alone while his family is out. His mother forbids him to leave the house but boredom leads him to go out and take in some fresh air. As he happily frolics about, he hears a soft cry and beneath a tree, he finds a rag doll, Miranda. She looks very weak with her sawdust falling out from a hole in her side. Arthur is determined to do something to help her and formulates a plan that involves other creatures.

A Unique trilingual 21st century children's book, ARTHUR TOAD    ARTUR CRAPAUD    ARTURO SAPO follows the young toad’s adventure as he looks for a way to help his friend. But to fix Miranda, he would require help from other insects like Mrs. Ant and Mrs. Spider. Will they help him?

Filled with vibrant illustrations, this delightful picture book imparts valuable lessons to children, at the same time teaching them new languages. If they like Beatrix Potter, they will surely love ARTHUR TOAD    ARTUR CRAPAUD    ARTURO SAPO.

For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to http://www.Xlibris.com.

About the Authors
Antoinette Falquier Harned was born in Australia and has lived on five continents - with her Swiss Foreign Service father and Australian mother - before marrying an American and moving to Paris, France, where her three daughters were born. She is now living in the United States and has seven grandchildren.

Susan Mangano Thirolle was born in America. She studied art in Paris, France, where she met and married her French husband. They have two sons and two grandchildren. Thirolle is pursuing a successful career in the arts and was a Committee Member for the Colonie Art League in New York. Thirolle and her husband now live in the United States.

ARTHUR TOAD    ARTUR CRAPAUD    ARTURO SAPO * by Antoinette Falquier Harned and Susan Mangano Thirolle
Publication Date: September 9, 2010
Picture Book; $13.99; 26 pages; 978-1-4535-5009-0

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.

For more information on self-publishing or marketing with Xlibris, visit http://www.Xlibris.com. To receive a free publishing guide, please call (888) 795-4274.


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