Colorado Springs, CO Author Publishes Children's Book

May 24, 2018 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
Professor Earth and the Banana Slugs, a new book by Professor Earth, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

What is a banana slug, and where do they come from?

As Professor Earth informs his curious student Sally, a banana slug is an animal sort of like a snail without a shell. The banana slugs live mostly in the coastal forests of California. The forests along the California coast can be dark and creepy. Some of the trees are as big around as cars! There are all sorts of different kinds of animals living in the forest.

What else can Professor Earth teach us about banana slugs?

About the Author
Professor Earth is a retired schoolteacher and lives in Colorado Springs with his wife, four fish tanks, and one terrarium. He enjoys gardening, watching movies with his wife, and walking in the outdoors. He is an avid volksmarcher.

About the Illustrator
Barbara Clarke always loved to draw. It was a passion and gave her enjoyment to sit and create something on paper or canvas. As she grew she became acquainted with teachers or artists who could help her in her ability to learn techniques and further her accomplishments. For the most part she is self-taught, but delights in helping others along their way by teaching what she has learned. She worked as a commercial artist when her family was young but these days she spends her artistic time working on illustrating children's books and creating art journals.

Professor Earth and the Banana Slugs is a 30-page hardcover with a retail price of $23.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-5424-3. 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

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