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As a publisher, I am involved in the creation of books from the earliest stages to the final printed form. I consider my publishing work a form of creative expression and an important statement, rather than just a business opportunity.

- Alicja Mann

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I'm a Little Bit Famous
The Life and Times of Porsche the Dog

Marianna Sarah

This is a story told by a Boxer dog named Porsche, who was adopted by the owners of The Magic Garden Nursery and quickly became an integral part of the family and of the Garden.

Open the pages of this book and jump into the life of Porsche... and get to know this superstar dog extraordinaire!

The book was written with the intention to honor the memories and love of and for Porsche, who with time became the mascot of The Magic Garden, a nursery and landscape company located in Tucson, Arizona.

This small, charming, highly illustrated book is suitable for children and adults of all ages.

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Dimensions: 6" x 6"
50 pages
Retail Price: $11.99

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The Pancake Tree

Jacky Turchick and Laurie Melrood. Illustrator - Emma Huang

The Pancake Tree is a whimsical and, at the same time, educational book for children ages 3 and up. It is also a great tool for their parents, grandparents, and other adults assisting the young ones in their reading and learning.

The discovery that the pancake tree is a mesquite tree that lives in the backyards of the Southwest is a crucial point of the story.

This is the latest book published by Word Studio that will debut at the 2014 Tucson Festival of Books (15th &16th of March at the University of Arizona mall).

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Dimensions: 8" x 10"
Retail Price: $16.95
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MID
Memoirs for Mildred Irene Rietz

Mildred (Mid) Irene Rietz

This memoir was written by Mildred (Mid) Rietz in her own words and in her characteristic "as a matter of fact" informative style that anyone who had a chance to know her can easily recognize. As the last living grandchild of Henry and Caroline Bachman Rietz, Mid wrote about her family that she was so proud of and reminisced on her colorful and busy life that she enjoyed very much. Ergetic, fiercely independent, and full of optimism to the last days of her long life, Mid will live in the memories of those who are fortunate to enjoy this book. It is her gift for the family and for her dear friends.

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Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"
Retail Price: $24.95

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Indie Excellence
WINNER
Book Awards

Looking at the World Twice
Essays & Poems on
Identity, Belonging and Otherness

Alicja Mann

The author writes from the perspective of "the other European" (from Eastern Europe) and "the other American" (an immigrant). She came to the States from Poland at a time when it was still dominated by Soviet-style Communism. In her new country she transformed herself from a scientist to a writer.These essays and poems take the reader on a journey through space and time addressing issues of identity, alienation, belonging, and responsibility. Sometimes funny, sometimes tearful, but always thoughtful, this book charms and provokes. It invites the reader to sit and reflect, as symbolized by the art on the cover.

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Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Retail Price: $16.95
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Indie Excellence
WINNER
Book Awards

She
Creative Journey to Self-discovery
for Women of All Ages

Amy Rowling

The book She by Amy Rowling addresses the challenges, fears, and concerns faced by many women. The writing, at once personal and universal, fictional and autobiographical, explores issues of self-worth, loss, grief, empowerment, and self-fulfillment.

The writing is a collection of poems with complementing photographs, each addressing a different issue. Near each poem a journal space is provided with questions to encourage reflection, writing and discussion.

This book will serve as a supportive and creative inspiration for women of all ages, individually or in groups.

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Dimensions: 6 3/8" x 9"
Retail Price: $18.95
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Son of Mashpee
Reflections of Chief Flying Eagle, a Wampanoag

Earl Mills, Sr. & Alicja Mann

Newly revised edition (Oct. 1, 2006) available!
Son of Mashpee is a nostalgic book that presents Mashpee as it once was and is today. Part biography, part history, Son of Mashpee is a portrait of Chief Flying Eagle, Earl Mills Sr., and his family, with a strong emphasis on the heritage and legacy of the Wampanoags, Native Americans of Massachusetts. The book is artistically designed and richly illustrated with photographs dating to the 1800s. It is available in many bookstores and gift shops on Cape Cod and in other areas of Massachusetts. It is also available at this Web site.

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Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"
Retail Price: $26.95
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Champagne Wishes
Fun and Creative Ideas
for the Romantically Challenged Male

Lisa Mullen

Champagne Wishes is a friendly, elegant little book filled with simple, inexpensive ideas to help men be more romantic and to spice up a couple's love life. The author hopes that thanks to this book, a little romancing will become a way of life for both women and men. The book is available in selected bookstores on Cape Cod and in other areas of Massachusetts. It is also available at this Web site.

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Dimensions: 4.5" x 6"
Retail Price: $8.75
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Undaunted Tales
Non-Scientific Adventures of Seagoing Scientists

Merton Ingham

Undaunted Tales takes the reader to the tropical Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and nearby ports of call, revealing the human and often humorous side of the lives of seagoing scientists. The book is available in selected bookstores on Cape Cod and in other areas of Massachusetts. It is also available at this Web site.

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Dimensions: 6" x 9"
Retail Price: $13.50
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The Onset Review

The Onset Review, a literary journal, featuring the best of new and established writers, is available from this Web site. The Onset Review has suspended publication.

Dimensions: 6" x 9"
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A Cup of Sky

Alicja Mann

A Cup of Sky is a selection of Alicja Mann's essays originally published as Op-Ed columns in the Cape Cod Times. It also contains some of her best poems. They are the author's reflections on life in our times, from the distinctive perspective of her "life in another language." The book is out of print.

Dimensions: 5.5" x 8.25"