New Xulon Title Recognizes Grandfathers and Their Tall Tales

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Linville celebrates the bond of grandparents and grandchildren through stories

Grandpa's Talespun Love

This book acknowledges and applauds the important role grandfathers play in the lives of their grandchildren.

Within the pages of Debbie Linville’s new book, Grandpa’s Talespun Love, ($11.99, paperback, 9781498440141; $5.99, e-book, 9781498440158) readers will experience the tall tales and fables shared by a loving grandfather to his young grandchild. The stories, though embellished in content, unveil aspects of family history and teachable moments for young children on the importance of family, life in the South and finding delight in life’s unique characteristics.

“This book acknowledges and applauds the important role grandfathers play in the lives of their grandchildren. With each tale (no matter how exaggerated), grandfathers pass along a piece of family history,” states the author. “It is my hope that readers young and old will enjoy the storytelling flavor and the multiple layers of meaning in this text.”

Educating others comes naturally for Debbie Linville, a thirty-year teaching veteran at the elementary and university levels who also holds a PhD in literary education. She has also written curriculum for an international organization and for monthly professional blogs for several education organizations, along with being a recognized presenter at conferences nationally and internationally and a literacy educational consultant for a national education company. She is the author of two other titles: Grandma's Handgrown Love and Classy Thoughts For Teachers, By Teachers.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 12,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order Grandpa’s Talespun Love through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through,, and

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