When You Were a Baby Jayhawk

Publisher Contact: Mascot Books Naren Aryal, C.E.O naren@mascotbooks.com
(703) 437-3584 www.mascotbooks.com

Author Contact: Jennifer Bennett jenben@iesgranada.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Mascot Books Publishes When You Were a Baby Jayhawk Herndon, VA; December 1, 2012: Mascot Books announces the release of When You Were a Baby Jayhawk, written by Jennifer Bennett.

When You Were a Baby Jayhawk is a delightfully funny story wrapped up in a beautifully illustrated book. Sure to become a treasured keepsake for KU fans young and old, it reads like a baby album chronicling the “firsts” of children growing up in “Jayhawk Families” all over the world.

Jennifer Bennett lives in Granada, Spain with her husband Javier and their two children, Gabriela and Antón. Jennifer majored in English and theatre and film at Kansas University and holds a Master´s degree in theatre production from Central Washington University. She teaches theatre at a bilingual Catholic school and sings her original folk music with the help of her beloved ukulele. Jennifer also works as an actress in the Granada Children´s Theatre company "En la luna teatro" and sings in a "Tin Pan Alley" jazz group. She is the author of I am a Jayhawk! and co-author of A Tapestry of Tales. Jennifer, her husband, her two brothers and both her parents graduated from the University of Kansas.

Illustrator Bio:

Maureen Dean is self-taught, and first began using watercolor in 1994. Strongly influenced by the diversity of images and individuals in her world, she combines a unique and loving perspective with natural talent to create rich and sometimes even magical stories. Maureen currently resides in the Pacific Northwest, where she supports herself as a Legal Assistant.

Bennett published this unique book through the Mascot Books Author Program. The Mascot Books Author Program allows prospective authors to publish their books in a way that combines the freedom of self-publishing with all the support a publishing industry leader has to offer. To purchase When You Were a Baby Jayhawk, and for more information about the Mascot Books Author Program, please visit www.mascotbooks.com.

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About Mascot Books Mascot Books, located in Herndon, Virginia, was founded in 2003 by Naren and Aimee Aryal with the release of their first children's book about their alma mater's mascot, the Virginia Tech Hokie Bird. With more than 400+ titles on the market and over 2,000,000 books sold to date, Mascot Books publishes children's titles for colleges and universities, professional sports teams, public and private elementary schools, and individual authors with great ideas. Learn more about Mascot Books at www.mascotbooks.com.

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