Author Bertha Gallegos Allen’s new book “Naughty and Nice, Happy and Sad” is the inspiring true story of a married couple that runs a preschool to care for children

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Recent release “Naughty and Nice, Happy and Sad” from Page Publishing author Bertha Gallegos Allen is the stirring true story of the author and her husband, Glenn, as they run and operate a daycare center in Murray, Utah, tenderly caring for hundreds of children over decades.

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Bertha Gallegos Allen, a co-owner of Allen’s Preschool and Day Care in Murray, Utah, with her husband, Glenn, has completed her new book “Naughty and Nice, Happy and Sad”: a gripping and potent depiction of running a preschool to help the community.

“I’ve been a preschool/day-care provider for fifty-four years. I’ve kept and recorded memories of the times spent with the children who were left in my care. In this book, you’ll get to know some of those children and some of their parents. In these pages, you’ll find happy stories and some heartbreakingly sad ones. For some children, preschool was their safe place,” writes Allen. “I felt it was God’s plan for us when Glenn and I found that we would not have children of our own.”

Published by Page Publishing, Bertha Gallegos Allen’s rousing real-life tale tells the story of the author and her husband, Glenn, as their lives take them on a journey to open a preschool and day-care center in Murray, Utah. When the couple learned they were unable to have biological children, they decided to make it their life’s mission to care for children in any way they can. After taking classes at the University of Utah, Bertha and Glenn were able to open their preschool and day-care center.

During the decades of rearing children in this safe environment, Bertha and Glenn experienced countless stories, some cheerful and some heartbreakingly sad. Their preschool acted as the safe space for many children to escape from their turbulent lives into a loving environment. For some children, day care was the most stable part of their young lives. This book tells some of the stories Bertha and Glenn have gathered over the years, spanning the gamut of emotions.

Readers who wish to experience this inspiring work can purchase “Naughty and Nice, Happy and Sad” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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