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NEW ULM – Local children’s book author Gail Boe hosted a reading and book signing on Tuesday at the Grand Center for Arts and Culture.
Boe is the Jefferson Elementary Library Assistant and the newly published author. His children’s book “Lettuce” features a head of lettuce walking and talking with an upbeat message of acceptance.
The title of the book is a play on words. The title of lettuce named “Lettuce” repeat the sentence “Leave us” throughout the book.
Boe gave a short presentation on the process of writing and publishing the book in front of his young fans. She said the whole process took between 13 and 16 months.
Boe has wanted to write the book for years and the recent pandemic has given him more time to write it. Mascot Books has agreed to publish the book. It will be available on Amazon and at Barnes & Noble on August 3. The book can also be ordered from the Mascot Books website.
Fans who attended the event at the Grand could purchase a copy of “Lettuce” and get a personalized copy of the book.