Adventures Abound in New Children’s Novel

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Shalee Skaggs’s New Book “The Bee Book” Is A Vibrant And Fun Poetic Story For Young Readers; Glenda Finlay release ‘Secrets at the Lighthouse’

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We have four children and have worked with children throughout our careers, creating our own school preparation programme which involved writing stories and associated activities.

Laura Crump and Glenda Finlay mark their debut in the dazzling world of children’s literature with the release of “Secrets at the Lighthouse” (published by Xlibris). This new book is an action-packed children’s novel that follows three young children in an adventure that will change their lives forever.

Set in New Zealand in the 1860s, “Secrets at the Lighthouse” introduces two young brothers named Stu and Fergie, who are adjusting to a new life of living in a lighthouse. Their life is further complicated by the unexpected discovery of an abandoned baby albatross. With the help of their newfound friend, Miriama, a young Maori girl, the boys raise the albatross in secret.

With its many secrets, shipwrecks and treasure, “Secrets at the Lighthouse” will keep readers riveted from beginning until the stunning conclusion. Crump and Finlay wrote this book to encourage children to read and reap the rewards of reading.

“We have four children and have worked with children throughout our careers, creating our own school preparation programme which involved writing stories and associated activities,” the authors say. “We combined our love of history with the need for action-packed children’s books especially suited to the reluctant reader.”

“Secrets at the Lighthouse”
By Laura Crump; Glenda Finlay
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 148 pages | ISBN 9781499098587
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 148 pages | ISBN 9781499098570
E-Book | 148 pages | ISBN 9781499098594
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Glenda Finlay and Laura Crump are teachers who have spent many years working with children. They developed their own educational programmes for preschoolers, which included lots of writing of stories and accompanying activities. Then they decided that writing a children’s novel was a natural progression. They enjoy working together and the process of creating, researching, and inspiring each other with ideas.

Xlibris Publishing New Zealand, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider dedicated to serving the needs of Kiwi 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 xlibrispublishing.com.au or call 0800 443 678 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisNZ on Twitter for the latest news.

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