Brianna S. Moss shares travel adventures of little girl and her teddy bear in new book

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Sydney and ‘Antonio the Bear’ find adventures together as her father goes on various international military assignments

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Author Brianna S. Moss has been motivated by the families who travel and are displaced because a parent is in the military. She believes that the courage the children and these families display is truly remarkable and is the inspiration for this poignant picture book.

Antonio the Bear” (published by Xlibris) is a book about a little girl, named Sydney, whose father is in the United States Military. The family goes on temporary duty assignments in various international locations, such as Okinawa, Japan and Quebec City Canada. Sydney starts traveling with her teddy bear, Antonio, originating in Lexington Kentucky, and both are excited as their United States passports start filling up with stamps from their international journeys.

Together, Sydney and Antonio look forward to venturing into the unknown, taking pictures, learning new languages, and visiting many exciting destinations and tourist attractions. Sydney and Antonio are excited by the prospect of change, trying new foods, meeting new friends and learning about different cultures. Sydney tries to make the best of her situation with the constant traveling and new locations. With her parents constantly moving, she looks on the bright side while Antonio helps her adjust and cope with the changes.

Brianna S. Moss hopes that the adventures of “Antonio the Bear” will bring happiness and joy into the readers’ lives, as he has brought into hers.

“Antonio the Bear”
By Brianna S. Moss
Hardcover | 8.5 x8.5in | 62 pages | ISBN 9781499030884
Softcover | 8.5 x 8.5in | 62 pages | ISBN 9781499030907
E-Book |62 pages | ISBN 9781499030891
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Brianna S. Moss, a native of Los Angeles, teaches French in the San Francisco Bay Area and currently resides in Campbell, Calif. She received her bachelor’s degree from UC Santa Barbara and her master’s degree from the University of Kentucky. She is a proponent of animal rescue, continuing educational goals, in addition to the importance of foreign language acquisition. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, dancing, sewing, crocheting, photography and calligraphy. To contact the author, please write her at: mossbrianna(AT)

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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