"The Winds of Change" Showcases a Riveting Collection of Short Stories in New Book

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Author Gail Bornfield weaves five heartwarming tales of adventure that will surely capture the children’s imagination.

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The Winds of Change by author Gail Bornfield is a collection of five stories about getting through the tough times. Each story explores its characters courage through the challenges presented by the environment in which they live.

This lively children’s book is a compilation of five stories about getting through the tough times. Each story follows its characters through the happenings in their lives. Each one has a special beauty with its own cast of characters, stories to tell and its own lessons to teach.

The Orphan Elephant Herd follows the trials of a young elephant, Tampei, after the loss of her mother to poachers. How will she survive alone in the desert of South Africa? The story explores the wildlife of South Africa and the animals which are as much a part of the land as the humans who inhabit it.

In Nana’s Special Day, Teresa and her family celebrate the Day of the Dead. It is a day full of festivities, but it is also a day to reminisce about the times when their loved ones were still with them. What is Teresa expecting to happen on the Day of the Dead?

Floating is a story about the dilemma of a boy who undergoes major changes in his life as his father takes him to Antarctica from their native Argentina. Will he be able to overcome these challenges? What does he find in the frozen world at the bottom of the earth?

In The Upside-Down Forest, two brothers experience the most amazing adventure of their life. It is something they will never forget. What do they find in Baja California Mexico? What do they learn while they are there?

The Big Storm tells the story of a pelican, Henry, caught in strong winds which carry him into the desert far from water and the Sea of Cortez. How will he survive? Who will help him? What dangers lurk along the way?

The settings of the stories are located in South Africa, Antarctica, Mexico, and Arizona. The animals and plant life in each setting play a role in the stories. Each setting offers its own unique environment and culture that the characters must respond to and interact with in order to survive.

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About the Author

Having always loved writing, Gail Bornfield’s life weaved across many paths before reaching that point where her passion could be prioritized. She is very fortunate to have spent much of her life serving in public schools. Children are her wonderful inspiration for reaching out to her dreams.

The Winds of Change * by Gail Bornfield
Publication Date: June 29, 2013
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 181 pages; 978-1-4836-3535-4
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 181 pages; 978-1-4836-3536-1
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4836-3537-8

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