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Outskirts Press Announces The Big Wheel, by Author Ryke Leigh Douglas

Sinking Spring, PA, June 17, 2010 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published The Big Wheel by Ryke Leigh Douglas, which is the author's most recent book to date. The 8.5 x 11 color Paperback in the Juvenile Fiction / Readers / Beginner category is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble for a suggested retail price of $15.95. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

About the Book (Excerpts & Info)

Two city boys, Ian and Mitch, have gone to Mitch’s grandparents’ farm in Pennsylvania for part of their summer vacation. Today is their trip to the local fair. Roller coasters, merry-go-rounds and -- their favorite -- the big Ferris wheel are all there for them to enjoy.

But there are funnel cakes, cotton candy and Philly cheese steak to eat, too.

When they get to the Ferris wheel, they realize they have a serious problem. They may not be able to take their favorite ride.

Read how Ian and Mitch refuse to give up trying to solve their problem, but learn to think “outside the box” in order to overcome their unexpected difficulty.

Author Ryke Douglas is a veteran educator devoted to helping children discover the joy of reading, and she has dedicated herself to educating them through her books about positive attitudes, good character traits and creative thinking.

The Big Wheel is the fourth in the series written by Douglas to entertain as well as enlighten young readers.

Deftly constructed at 21 pages, The Big Wheel is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the Juvenile Fiction / Readers / Beginner category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, The Big Wheel meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $15.95.

Additionally, The Big Wheel can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press wholesale online bookstore at

ISBN: 9781432744953
Format: 8.5 x 11 color Paperback
SRP: $15.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the Author

Ryke Leigh Douglas is a retired elementary school teacher who has had a love of reading since her own childhood. She holds an M.A. as a Reading Specialist from Kutztown University in Pennsylvania. Her many years in the classroom have inspired her to write for children, and The Big Wheel is the most recent of her pursuits.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press, Inc. offers full-service, custom self-publishing and book marketing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available for authors globally at and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.


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