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Jo Hoeflich's "Larix the Larch Tree" is a Heartwarming Tale of the Beauty of being Different

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"Larix the Larch Tree," a story of science, spirit, and surprises by Jo Hoeflich, will be released December 6.

s4story -- Illustrated by Stephanie Campbell, the story follows Larix the Larch Tree, who arrives during a beauty contest between the trees in a forest. Conifers offer the beauty of permanence; Deciduous offer the beauty of change. Through the dances of the seasons Larix discovers and explores how the beauty of each is built upon and enhanced by the beauty of the other.

Through "Larix the Larch Tree," Hoeflich introduces a story about the beauty of permanence and change that will touch the hearts of parents and children alike. With poetic prose, a moving theme, and vibrant illustrations, "Larix the Larch Tree" is easy enough for children to understand and yet powerful enough to move all ages. By exploring the beauty around us, Hoeflich strives to teach acceptance of the differences and beauty within us all.

JO HOEFLICH is a nature lover who studied writing through the UC Santa Cruz Creative

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Writing program as well as the UC Santa Barbara Film Studies program with a focus on screenwriting. Living in the woods of Maine and raising his five children has given him an appreciation for the profound effect nature has on inspiring children. Jo is also an inventor and currently has a patent pending on an edible garden spray made from the idea that what's sprayed on our food should be worth eating!

STEPHANIE CAMPBELL is an emerging illustrator/artist attending Weber State University. As a child, she wanted to be an artist. Later, she realized her love for books and became a published author. After battling some health issues, she went through a metamorphosis, became closer to God, and began to draw. She learned her true passion was art but never lost her love of books. Now she is both artist and writer and works hard as a children's picture book illustrator. Stephanie resides in Ogden, Utah. For additional information, contact media@touchpointpress.com. Bulk orders: info@touchpointpress.com

Ashley Carlson, Media Liaison for TouchPoint Press

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