Matt MacGregor Releases ‘I Am a Sidewalk’

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New picture book takes readers on amazing journey of American sidewalks

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tackles the concepts of sustainability and livability and is put forward in an easy to understand manner

In “I Am a Sidewalk” (published by Xlibris), author Matt MacGregor takes readers on a journey through the development of an American town. This story is about the establishment, growth, prosperity, eventual decline and renewal of a typical town in American as seen through the eyes of a sidewalk. This is where kids learn about the materials, processes and people that go into the planning, construction and day to day living in a typical American town. This is done through the use of well-crafted illustrations and helpful facts about navigating America’s long but steady road to progress.

This picture book was created by the author to teach kids in a very whimsical and illustrative way about the life cycle of concrete, transportation, the environment and economic development. It also uses light cultural history to teach the importance of friendship, patience and pride in one’s own job. The book also tackles the concepts of sustainability and livability and is put forward in an easy to understand manner. These concepts can lead the young to take an interest in STEM.

The author’s wish is that his book will encourage kids of all ages - as well as the adults in their lives - to take an interest in their surroundings, to be fun, friendly, creative and have an upbeat outlook on life.

“I Am a Sidewalk”
By Matt MacGregor
Hardcover | 8.5x11 in | 52 pages | ISBN 9781503569447
Softcover | 8.5x11 in | 52 pages | ISBN 9781503569430
E-Book | 52 pages | ISBN 9781503569423
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Matt MacGregor works in the transportation industry and can only thank the people he has worked with over the years who have kept him young in mind. This interaction has kept him keenly aware of the need to balance being open to new ideas with being comfortable retaining elements of the past to make progress. May the fruits of this labor enrich others in productive and satisfying careers as he continues his own career.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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