Author’s children’s book is published

Author’s children’s book is published


Kristen Parkinson Peabody of Beaver, Pa., has written “Jacques,” a children’s book that tells the tale of a family’s kindness and the way they acquire a beloved toy. A simple $1 purchase from a rest stop claw machine brings priceless joy to a young boy.

Peabody is a wife, mother and primary-care optometrist.

Dorrance Publishing Co. Inc. of Pittsburgh has hardcover copies available for $23 at or its online bookstore at www.bookstore.dorrancepublishing.

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