Margaret Lee Upholds the Value of Helpfulness and Teamwork

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New book reveals a compelling adventure that stirs reader’s creative imagination

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Endearing and colorful, The Adventures of Sebastian the Helpful Seagull reveals three riveting episodes. In this whimsical and exciting book, written and illustrated by Margaret Lee, readers will get to know a fascinating and interesting seagull named Sebastian whose spirit for adventure is without limits.

In the first story, Sebastian’s inquisitive nature is featured as his curiosity takes him away from his home and into an unfamiliar territory. Wandering and not having a clue where to go, he falls in desperate need for help. Luckily for him, he crosses paths with the Pylon family and with their aid he is led to the little boat which took him back to his mother’s side.

The next adventure is a continuation of the first, where readers will find Sebastian to have grown bigger. With stronger wings, he flies across the Channel to personally thank his Pylon friends, but on the way there, he bumps into a group of Knights who are stranded, lost and could not find their way back to their castle. Being the helpful seagull that he is, Sebastian helps them return home. Thus, he, along with his newfound friends, sets forth an exhilarating adventure.

The last episode reveals the ingenious traits of Sebastian as he leads his roundabout friends to another castle. A perilous quest that could put them in deep trouble, their escape from the castle and into another brings out a thrilling sensation that will absolutely delight readers and teach them about the values of camaraderie and helpfulness.

Overall, The Adventures of Sebastian the Helpful Seagull offers a rich fusion of vivacious characters, exciting events and valuable lessons that will definitely enhance children’s reading experience.

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About the Author
Margaret was born and educated in Kent and worked in London for many happy years as a secretary. Moved to Bath in 1974. A lifelong interest in arts, crafts and music lead to a Creative Studies Diploma and second career as a Textile Artist, exhibiting in Bath and the surrounding area. The need to entertain grandchildren on the long journey through France to the family boat resulted in the creation of the Sebastian stories.

The Adventures of Sebastian the Helpful Seagull * by Margaret Lee
Publication Date: December 19, 2012
Picture Book; $21.99; 70 pages; 978-1-4771-0672-3
Picture Book Hardcover; $31.99; 70 pages; 978-1-4771-0673-0
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4771-0674-7

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