Port Jefferson, NY, August 26, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Author Joanne Cucinello inspires children to dream big in Wanda the Wilopent.
Driven by her own life experience, author Joanne Cucinello tells the story of a magical creature who finds the courage to overcome life’s obstacles in Wanda the Wilopent.
In the book, Cucinello introduces readers to Wanda, a lumpy little creature who proves to be a loveable and memorable heroine. Wanda lives with her clan of Wilopents deep in the moss of a magical forest, where they spend most of their existence in hiding. However, little Wanda is different than her faint-hearted peers and yearns for something beyond the forest floor, and it is Wanda’s desire for greatness that leads her on an adventure that will forever change the course of her life, as well as the lives of all Wilopents.
Wanda’s heroic journey leads her to uncover parts of her character that make her a strong leader, and in the process of discovering her destiny, she realizes her identity within her clan of Wilopents. Serving as an excellent role model for children, Wanda proves that a little courage and compassion can go a long way in helping to bring about positive changes in the world.
Readers of all ages will be cheering for little Wanda and will be determined to find their own courage and individuality. A story of bravery, self-discovery, and acceptance, Wanda the Wilopent is sure to empower and entertain children for many years to come.
For more information or to request a free review copy, members of the press can contact the author at email@example.com. Wanda the Wilopent is available for sale online at Amazon.com, BookSurge.com, and through additional wholesale and retail channels worldwide.
About the Author
A Brooklyn native, Joanne Cucinello owns and operates Tiger Lily Café in Port Jefferson, N.Y. with her daughter. A successful entrepreneur with a passion for writing, Cucinello’s work has been published in “A Splash of Verse” with an award of excellence, and her poetry has been exhibited at the Smithtown Council for the Arts. A member of Alternative Arts of Long Island, the Academy of American Poets and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators; Ms.Cucinello and her husband live in Port Jefferson, where her café has become a venue for up and coming artists and musicians to display their talents.