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A Holiday Stocking Stuffer

by Happy Holliday Books category: Book

“Need a gift for the girls in your life'? New children's picture book for elementary age girls, now on Amazon! http://thndr.me/Rd0PEV

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This campaign ended on December 07, 2017 at 8AM

A Holiday Stocking Stuffer

Timid Marguerite flounders as a fishmonger for her crabby uncle Earl. When her animal pals, a dog, three birds and a rat, attempt to help her enter a nightclub contest, her world comes crashing down around and her Uncle lowers the boom: her beloved trumpet has to go! It's only then that a magical muse, named Coda, gives her the strength to swim against the tides and catch her dream, no matter what form that dream takes.

In the end readers, both young and old, will cheer as they follow Marguerite's journey through the colorfully illustrated pages of this story which asks the question: has Marguerite got what it takes to succeed, not only in the big boy's world of jazz but can she overcome her own crippling self-doubt which may prove to be a greater obstacle than all the other conflicts combined? "Fish out of Water" is a story which entertains with the universal and timeless lesson for today: "Though people may tell you you're destined to fail, remember this one little speech: there's magic with just keeping on with the thought that your gift is what makes you unique."

Carole Holliday is a veteran storyboard artist in the animation industry where she's worked for Disney, Dreamworks, and various other companies over the years. Her work can be seen in films such as "A Goofy Movie", "Tarzan" and "Bambi 2" as well as TV programming including "The Little Mermaid" and  "Sofia the First" to name a few.
As a woman and a person of color, Ms. Holliday encountered her share of obstacles. However, she has been able to persevere through race and gender conflicts because of her relationship with God, who guides her and gives her the resiliency to bounce back from life's disappointments as well empowers her with the ability to embrace new avenues. 

Utilizing the experience she gained from artistic her career,  Ms. Holliday wrote and illustrated "Fish Out of Water" to inspire all young women, whether they be African American, or any race for that matter, to courageously let their unique voice be heard in their world--no matter what world they inhabit!  

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Happy Holliday Books is a teeny tiny indie publishing entity run by Carole Holliday. Our itty bitty book catelogue includes "The Food Ain't the Problem" a Christian weight loss book and "Fish Out of Water" a new children's picture book.

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