Book launch Sunday at Gwynne Vaughan

The event is to celebrate the launch of the book Just Like Me! by Judy Lea West-Pratt

Join self-published author Judy Lea West-Pratt on Sunday, May 5 in Gwynne Vaughan Park to celebrate the launch of her first book.

Just Like Me is an engaging children’s story by West-Pratt, illustrated by Marissa Goodvin-Margetson.

The charming story follows what happens when you take one misguided little green duck, his five determined yellow brothers, a host of green characters and one very wise mama.

Just Like Me! is a warm and refreshing tale of brotherly love with an ending that will delight and encourage all those who read it.

Book launch is from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the park on Williams. The event will feature a draw for a signed original painting from the book, along with cake and refreshments.

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