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Outskirts Press Announces O'Shaughnessey, the Latest Highly-Anticipated Children's Literature - General Book from Chicago, IL Author Jeremy Mcguire

Chicago, IL, September 19, 2007 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published O'Shaughnessey: A Boy and His Leprechaun by Jeremy McGuire, which is the author’s most recent book to date. The 6 x 9 Paperback in the Children's Literature - General category is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble for a suggested retail price of $14.95. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book’s publication.

About the Book (Excerpts & Info)

And so begins the adventure. The leprechaun is called O'Shaughnessey because that's the name the little fellow's chosen for himself and because his faerie name is virtually unpronouncable by humans. Bobby flies in the leprechaun's magical tricorn hat into the deep woods to meet the crusty, antisocial O'Sullivan with his hoard of gold, to the Cave where the Ban-Shees dwell, and to the Mountain of Shadows, where is kept the dreaded Coach-a-Bower, the Deathcoach. Author Jeremy McGuire weaves the invisible realms seamlessly with Bobby's real world where he experiences the divorce of his parents, and the illness of his little sister, each world influencing and being influenced by the other.

Is O'Shaughnessey real or an imaginary friend?


Deftly constructed at 140 pages, O'Shaughnessey: A Boy and His Leprechaun is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the Children's Literature - General category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, O'Shaughnessey meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $14.95.

Additionally, O'Shaughnessey 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: 9781432708924 Format: 6 x 9 Paperback SRP: $14.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the Author

Primarily a playwright (From All Things Evil/Sister), this is Jeremy McGuire’s first work of narrative fiction. He has also been an actor, director and teacher, but his first and most enduring loves are writing and drawing. He has a particular fondness for Nineteenth Century literature and art, which influences the narrative style and the pen and ink drawings in O'Shaughnessey.

He lives in an 1883 Victorian house on the south side of Chicago with his wife, Kathleen, who is also an artist, and two cats, who are not.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

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


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