Palm Beach Author Publishes New Children's Book

Palm Beach, Florida   May 08, 2014   Entertainment News
(PRLEAP.COM) "The Tale of Dottie: A Wumperdump Land Book," a new book by Richard Sills, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

"The Tale of Dottie: A Wumperdump Land Book" is a delightfully new spin on the classic elements of children's fantasy tales. Little Dottie is a doll about to embark on an adventure of her own creation in the dream world. As most children long to create reality from their dreams, Dottie wishes to turn her dream of becoming a real girl into a reality.

Follow Dottie on her quest to become a human child as she meets exciting and fantastical magic characters. The delightfully illustrated pages of "The Tale of Dottie" bring to life new, and sometimes familiar, characters. What will she learn about what it is to be a human girl?

About the Author:
Educator and Computer Scienist, Richard Sills was named "Educator of the Decade" for his experimental and groundbreaking use of children as teachers. Artwork resulting from his educational experiment was displayed throughout NewYork City in the late 1970's. He received quite a bit of publicity during this time. As a computer scientist, he has held five patents in computer systems and has delevoped a means to create a sentient, "thinking computer."

Mr. Sills is the founding sponsor of the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California. He ran a humorous campaign for President as the "Children's Party" write-in candidate for President in the 1980's. Mr. Sills currently lives in Florida and continues to write.

"The Tale of Dottie: A Wumperdump Land Book" is a 36-page hardcover with a retail price of $22.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4349-0554-2. 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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