Author Erich Allen’s new book “I’m No Longer Afraid: Leo Learns Jiu Jitsu” is an insightful tale addressing the value of self-confidence when confronting childhood fears

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Recent release “I’m No Longer Afraid: Leo Learns Jiu Jitsu” from Page Publishing author Erich Allen is an empowering story introducing a young boy who struggles with a fear of the dark and of the bully who terrorizes him and the other children at school. When his parents introduce him to the martial art of jiu jitsu, his confidence grows by leaps and bounds, allowing him to face his fears until they disappear.

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Erich Allen is a US Army veteran who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan, in a peacekeeping mission in the Balkans, and in operations throughout Central and Eastern Europe. He now resides in Wilmington, Delaware, where he continues to serve as an aviator in the Army National Guard, works as corporate safety director for a private company, and is CEO of his own online business venture. He has published his new book “I’m No Longer Afraid: Leo Learns Jiu Jitsu”: an inspiring story for young readers and the author’s third book.

Like many children, Leo deals daily with his fears of things, like the dark and school bullies. When those fears continue to disrupt his life, Mom and Dad decide to introduce him to his first experience in Brazilian jiu jitsu, which is where he meets Mr. Stephen, the school instructor. As Leo advances through this martial art, his fears begin to dissipate as he gains confidence in himself and his own inner strengths. Rolling, tumbling, and struggling his way through his training, he learns from his peers and Mr. Stephen that he can overcome any difficulty through effort and belief in himself.
Published by Page Publishing, Erich Allen’s reassuring book is a wonderful addition to any children’s library.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “I’m No Longer Afraid: Leo Learns Jiu Jitsu” 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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