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“The Fairy Child” Book Signing at Lowe Mill set for June 28th

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Huntsville native J.D. Manders is  a U.S. Army National Guard veteran as well as a children's book author.  Manders wrote this fictional tale, "The Fairy Child," for his own children while he was deployed to Iraq in 2004 as a way to stay connected with them while they adjusted to his absence.

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Inspired by classic children's literature, the story follows two girls, whose father has gone off to war and whose mother has fallen ill, as they stumble upon a magical fairy world.

This book is  now available to the public, sharing the message of self-reliance and strength.

Catch J.D. Manders on Saturday June 28th at Beloved Books in Lowe Mill from Noon until 6:00 p.m.  You can also purchase "The Fairy Child" on-line at, Barnes and Noble as well as