Lesson in Merit: The Little Train That Had No Bell Published by Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated juvenile fiction, transportation, railroads and trains, book from Newton, IA author Jeff Crise.

Newton, IA, September 09, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Outskirts Press, Inc. has published The Little Train That Had No Bell by Jeff Crise. The author's most recent book to date is a 5.5 x 8.5 paperback in the juvenile fiction, transportation, railroads and trains, category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The webpage at www.outskirtspress.com/thelittletrainthathadnobell was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

The Little Train That Had No Bell is the story of a little train who struggles with not having a bell and has to overcome being made fun of for not having one like the older trains. He must overcome his desire to give up and must work to earn his bell like the other trains. The Little Train shows you must earn things in life and they are not going to be given to you just because you want them.

25 pages in length, The Little Train That Had No Bell is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the juvenile fiction, transportation, railroads and trains category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, The Little Train That Had No Bell meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $9.95.

Additionally, The Little Train That Had No Bell 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 Direct bookstore at www.outskirtspress.com/bookstore.

ISBN: 9781432776732

Format: 5.5 x 8.5 paperback cream

SRP: $9.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit www.outskirtspress.com/thelittletrainthathadnobell.

About the author:

Jeff is the father of two teenage children, Josh, 18, and Amanda, 16, and wrote The Little Train That Had No Bell as a bedtime story for his children when they were ages 3 and 1. The Little Train That Had No Bell was written to teach that things in life are earned through hard work and dedication and not given to people just because they want it. Jeff hopes this lesson has carried them into their teen years and is a lesson they will carry with them throughout life.

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 www.outskirtspress.com and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.


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