‘Seagulls, Sandcastles, and Angels of Blue’

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Paulette Salmon’s children’s book is re-released, teaches young readers to follow their dreams

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I’m back from doing a rip current experiment and just got a copy of your book. It’s fantastic! I hope it becomes a bestseller!

Author Paulette Salmon has an incredible love for the beach, the Blue Angels and children. From observing young children at play on beautiful Pensacola Beach, to watching the annual air shows, it’s no surprise she was inspired to write a book encapsulating the vivid excitement she pens in her book, “Seagulls, Sandcastles, and Angels of Blue” (published by CrossBooks).

Originally published in 2011, “Seagulls, Sandcastles, and Angels of Blue” tells the story of Driftwood, a grumpy seagull who senses adventure when he learns that there will be an air show at the beach. Following his dreams of becoming an air show pilot, swimming with a dolphin named Tuna, playing hide-n-seek with the sand crabs and surfing with Rocky the red snapper makes for the perfect day.

Salmon’s new story not only inspires children to follow their dreams, but also educates them on beach safety, all told through the delightful story of Driftwood’s perfect beach day.

What others are saying about “Seagulls, Sandcastles, and Angels of Blue”:

“We were very pleased to receive a copy of your book. It is excellent! You can certainly be proud of it. We wish you much success.” - Jack and Ann Davis, parents of the former LCDR Kevin “Kojak” Davis, U. S. Navy Blue Angel Pilot #6

“I’m back from doing a rip current experiment and just got a copy of your book. It’s fantastic! I hope it becomes a bestseller!” - Dr. Rob Brander, Coastal Scientist, Sydney, Australia

“Safety awareness begins with the children. Thanks for educating them about beach safety and rip currents.” - Deborah Jones, NOAA

A percentage of all book sales will be donated to Pediatric Cancer Awareness. “Seagulls, Sandcastles, and Angels of Blue” is not endorsed by the U.S. Navy or any agency of the federal government.

Seagulls, Sandcastles, and Angels of Blue
By Paulette Salmon
Softcover | 8.5 x 11 in | 40 pages | ISBN 9781462711215
E-Book | ISBN 9781462717835
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Paulette Salmon wrote “Seagulls, Sandcastles, & Angels of Blue” in its entirety on beautiful Pensacola Beach. She has lived in the Pensacola area for over 30 years, and looks forward to the air show performances each year. She recalls one of the highlights from her own childhood as that of being at an air show and getting an autograph from one of the pilots. It is her honor to share this story with your children while also teaching them about beach safety.

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