New children’s picture book tells the tale of ‘Terry the Tea Towel’

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Francis Raye conveys the value of hard work, responsibility and family togetherness.

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From author Francis Raye comes a vibrantly illustrated children’s picture book that tells the unique and captivating tale of “Terry the Tea Towel.” Young readers will be engaged, entertained and educated by this work that conveys to them the values of hard work, responsibility and family togetherness.

Terry and his family are brightly coloured tea towels who were for sale in Mr. Ahmed’s shop. When Terry is sold to Amy and her mother, he is separated from his family and put to work in Amy’s mother’s kitchen. Terry has to decide if he will work hard and maybe wear out like an old tea towel in the kitchen draw, or if he will not work very hard at all like the newer tea towels and rest all day. Readers will then discover what happens to Terry’s family, and whether they will be reunited, in the pages of this highly innovative and entertaining picture book.

Children will learn the essence of hard work and the importance of family through the lively pages of “Terry the Tea Towel,” making it an ideal bedtime story for parents to share with their little ones.

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Terry the Tea Towel * by Francis Raye
Publication Date: May 5, 2014
Picture Book; $28.03; 24 pages; 9781499001426
Hardcover; $40.31 24 pages; 9781499013269
e-book; $3.99; 9781499001433

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at 1-800-455-039. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (02) 8088 6078 or call 1-800-455-039.

Xlibris books can be purchased at Xlibris bookstore. For more information, contact Xlibris at 1-800-455-039 or on the web at

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