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Missie Mcpherson, Elizabeth O'Neill bring adventure to children all over the world with ‘Alfred Visits New York City’

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Alfred the elephant discovers all the highlights of the Big Apple in “Alfred Visits New York City” (published by Trafford Publishing), one of Missie Mcpherson and Elizabeth O'Neill’s Funny Bone Books series.

Mcpherson and O’Neill are planning a busy year for Alfred. Throughout the Funny Bone Books series, Alfred experiences the different geographical phenomena, historical landmarks and different cultures that permeate the 50 states. In 2015, “Alfred Visits New York City” will also be visiting the Frankfurt Book Fair, the London Book Fair, BookExpo America, the Beijing Book Fair, the Guadalajara Book Fair and the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

Meant to entertain and educate children from ages 3 to 8 years old, “Alfred Visits New York City” highlights Alfred’s travels through words and illustrations. Together with his friend Mr. Monocle, Alfred takes children on an adventure of learning about new and different places.

Alfred Visits New York City
By Missie Mcpherson & Elizabeth O'Neill
Softcover | 8 x 10 in | 24 pages | ISBN 9781412013383
E-Book | 24 pages | ISBN 9781490724867
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Elizabeth O'Neill studied at the Cleveland Art Institute, The Chicago Institute of Art, Illinois University and with Corita Kent in California. She taught art for 25 years, became a docent at the Cincinnati Art Museum and continues to guide others through the museum. As a practicing artist she has her own studio and exhibits regularly in many galleries.

Missie Mcpherson graduated from Centenary College for Women in New Jersey. She taught at nursery schools in Washington D.C.; Bethesda, Maryland; and Akron, Ohio, and was director of three nursery schools in South Bend, Indiana. She has served on many boards of different social agencies, is married, has three children and five grandchildren, and lives in Cincinnati.

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC, author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit trafford.com.

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