Cindy Davis and Ali Rollason Announce Release of ‘We’re Doing WHAT for Summer Vacation?’

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New children’s book takes readers through one family’s unique adventures during summer break.

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In “We're Doing WHAT for Summer Vacation?” (published by AuthorHouse), authors Cindy Davis and Ali Rollason take readers on a nonfictional journey as they follow a family as they travel across Borneo.

Readers meet Ali, a typical 9-year-old American girl, whose summer dreams of spending time laying on a beach in Florida are shattered when her parents decide the family is going to Borneo. Her parents, former hippies, want a big summer adventure. This, however, is not the big adventure Ali wanted.

Once on her way, Ali finds herself living in a tree house; encountering bedbugs; learning about Muslim culture; eating strange food; going whitewater rafting; getting trapped in a stairwell alone, which makes her think she is being kidnapped; trekking in the jungle; experiencing leeches; staying with the locals in their houses; finding real skulls from headhunters; discovering an island of lost children, and scuba diving with turtles bigger than she was.

An excerpt from the book:

“As we were walking down the path, Zak yelled, ‘Move, Ali!’ I turned around and an orangutan was walking right beside me. I stepped aside so he could get around me. Then another orangutan walked right by Zak. It was like they were following us and walking back and forth past us. I could have reached out and touched the cute little orangutan (well, not so little).”

We're Doing WHAT for Summer Vacation?
By Cindy Davis and Ali Rollason
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 112 pages | ISBN 9781481746731
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 112 pages | ISBN 9781481746748
E-Book | 112 pages | ISBN 9781481747349
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Cindy Davis holds a Ph.D. in social work and is a university professor. She has written extensively in academic journals and has published academic books. This is her first travel book and first book for children and young teens. Davis spent several years backpacking around Southeast Asia and Africa with her partner, Steve Rollason.

Ali Rollason, her 10-year-old-daughter, is the co-author. She enjoys soccer, gymnastics and her horses.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, AuthorHouse celebrated 15 years of service to authors in Sept. 2011.For more information or to publish a book visit or call 1-888-519-5121. For the latest, follow @authorhouse on Twitter.

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