James R. Stewart Jr. Releases ‘The Adventures of George the Turtle’

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New children’s book shares collection of three short stories.

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A collection of three short stories about George the turtle, his adventures at the circus, ice skating, and fishing

When his grandchildren asked him to "read a book in your head," Col. James R. Stewart, Jr. composed the George stories as well as several others for their amusement. His children have compiled these three stories in his memory hoping that other children may also enjoy them. “The Adventures of George the Turtle” (published by Xlibris) is a collection of three short stories about George the turtle, his adventures at the circus, ice skating, and fishing.

In the first story, since school was over, George is allowed by his parents to go on a trip to the circus together with his friend Elfin the Elephant. The circus is playing nearby and as he sped around a corner of one of the tents he ran right into a man carrying a large bundle of small boxes. The man tripped over George and the boxes flew in all directions. Suddenly, George realized that he is already inside the box. He had been sold by mistake as one of those circus turtles. How will he ever get out of it?

In the second story, George goes fishing in the pond with his dad. While waiting for their catch, George’s dad falls asleep. Suddenly, George finds himself speaking to one of the fishes. It hoped George and his father would not stay there because one of his friends might get hungrier than usual and bite on their hook. Then he will lose one of his fish families. Will George continue on fishing?

In the third story, George went outside of their house to play in the snow. While playing, he came up with an idea on cleaning the sidewalk of snow. Once it is cleaned, he is joined by his friends as they do some ice skating. George and his friends had a lot of fun in the snow.

“The Adventures of George the Turtle” is a colorful, illustrated book for children and their imaginations. It is one they will truly enjoy.

“The Adventures of George the Turtle”
By Col. James R. Stewart, Jr.
Softcover | 8.5 x 11in | 30 pages | ISBN 9781499071559
E-Book | 30 pages | ISBN 9781499071566
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Col. James R. Stewart Jr., Stewart is a lifelong writer of poems, stories and songs. He was a decorated member of the U.S. Army during World War II. After the war, he helped established a branch of the Special Forces in Massachusetts. He also volunteered with the Girl Scouts conservation projects and umpired tennis matches for many years after his retirement.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit xlibris.com or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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