Leah MacKenzie takes Avery Ann to moon in second entry in ‘The Adventures of Avery Ann’ series

Author announces release of ‘The Adventures of Avery Ann – Space’

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 2/19/2016, 8:39 a.m.
Given a class project to collect space rocks, Avery Ann and Butterfly Blue lift off for the moon in “The ...
“The Adventures of Avery Ann – Space” By Leah MacKenzie Softcover | 8.5 x 8.5 in | 48 pages | ISBN 9781504335287 E-Book | 48 pages | ISBN 9781504335294 Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

PORTLAND, Ore. — Given a class project to collect space rocks, Avery Ann and Butterfly Blue lift off for the moon in “The Adventures of Avery Ann – Space” (published by Balboa Press), the second entry in Leah MacKenzie’s “The Adventures of Avery Ann” children’s series.

“When my nephew was a baby he loved to look at the pictures in a book. I wanted to write a fun story for when he’d be learning to read,” MacKenzie explains. “My niece was born a few years later and I wrote a story for her too.”

As Avery Ann searches for space rocks, she plays with aliens, gets swept away in a windstorm and befriends a rock that walks. Her space adventure encourages children to believe in their dreams and follow their inner adventurer. The book also includes a “Fun Facts Notebook” section which includes real information about space.

Through her second entry in the “The Adventures of Avery Ann” series, MacKenzie hopes Avery Ann “inspires kids to live a fearless life, learn it’s okay to ask for help and the importance of friendships.”

About the Author

Leah MacKenzie is the author and creative director of “The Adventures of Avery Ann” series. She is a proud Montana State University alumnus with a bachelor’s degree in motion picture/films and video option. She was born in Missoula, Mont., and grew up and lives in Portland, Ore. She is a sports fan; soccer devotee; a Blazers, Timbers and Thorns believer; a child, animal and ocean advocate; outdoor enthusiast; and a music lover. More information can be found at: www.theadventuresofaveryann.com.

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