Children’s Book Tells Wonderful Story of Loving Books

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Dr. Joyce announces release of "The Wonderful World of Mr. Walder."

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I was inspired to write this book because a recent colleague of mine retired from being a librarian and I wanted to honor his weekly visits to my class, when he would read stories to my students with disabilities.

Dr. Joyce’s “The Wonderful World of Mr. Walder” (published by Lulu) is a whimsical type of book that is similar to Dr. Seuss’ types of stories, but is based on real situations, rather than fanciful ones.

This children’s book follows Glenn Walder, a librarian who loves books and wants to learn new things. Mr. Walder realizes his true calling in life is to use that knowledge to help others. In the end, he comes full circle and ends up back where he began.

“I was inspired to write this book because a recent colleague of mine retired from being a librarian and I wanted to honor his weekly visits to my class, when he would read stories to my students with disabilities.”

Through this book, the author hopes that the story character will inspire readers. “The Wonderful World of Mr. Walder” gives a sense of enjoyment and appreciation for the life of Mr. Walder and his accomplishments in life. “I think students and adults will be better able to relate to the storyline and setting.”

An excerpt from this book:
“Glenn!!!
Come into class!”
The teachers would plea.
“I can’t….” he would reply
“I am only on chapter three!”

“The Wonderful World of Mr. Walder”
By Dr. Joyce
Softcover | 8.5 x 11in | 32 pages | ISBN 9781483458328
E-Book | 32 pages | ISBN 9781483458335
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Dr. Joyce is a teacher for over 20 years, who has taught in elementary, junior high school and university levels. The author enjoys sailing, writing and being outside with friends.

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