Santa Cruz, California, Author Publishes New Children's Book

Santa Cruz, California   April 17, 2014   Entertainment News
(PRLEAP.COM) "Animals and Things," a new book by Gus Gregory, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Pure delight! These lovely little stories, charmingly illustrated, are both amusing and informative. Each one contains a valuable lesson to be learned. They are suitable for young children, and they make excellent bedtime reading.

They illustrate such attributes as pride, self-worth, trusting one's instincts, and confidence. All of these tales include valuable information about nature, as well as psychological lessons.

About the Author:
Gus Gregory, father of three, and a published poet, has drawn inspiration for the stories in "Animals and Things" from his past experience as a former U.S.A.F. jet pilot and as a Maine forester. Mr. Gregory is a graduate of the University of Maine and attended Northeastern University Graduate School and Florida Atlantic University. He was president of a real estate investment and development company in Boca Raton, Florida.

His interest in education, the arts, and health and fitness is reflected in his active participation in many diverse organizations. These include the Boca Raton Academy, of which Mr. Gregory was President and Chairman of the Board, the "200" Athletic Club, of which he was Founder and first President, and the Faulk Foundation, to which he was an advisor.

"Animals and Things" is a 42-page paperback with a retail price of $9.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-0918-2. It -was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at
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