NY TEEN GIRL AND HER ORGANIZATION INSPIRES NEW HAMPSHIRE CHILDREN'S BOOK AUTHOR
Added: (Wed Jan 16 2002)
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Children's book author Tabatha Jean D'Agata credits an interview with Rachel Doyle, a New York (teen) girl and Founder of a community service program Glamour Gals, aired on The Early Show with Bryant Gumble (CBS), for her latest children's book: Pampered Pal.
"The act of kindness is not only inspiring--it's often infectious," states Tabatha, who hopes her children's book "Pampered Pal" will fill children with enthusiasm and an understanding for our elder generation.
Glamour Gals, a nonprofit organization, encourages teens to volunteer with
elderly women by offering facials and makeovers. The program enriches the
lives of teens and the elderly. It boosts the self-esteem of the women, as
well as the teens. The Glamour Gals website lists important information and
material for teens interested in starting the volunteer service in their own community. It's not just for Gals either! Learn more about these teens by
The premise of Pampered Pal is much like that of Glamour Gals, except the
main character is a six-year-old girl. *Some proceeds from the sale of the
book, which is available in all bookstores and Internet book outlets, will be donated to Glamour Gals in an effort to support a wonderful group of teens and their act kindness.
By Tabatha Jean D'Agata
Illustrations: Judy Lineberger.
Six year old Maggie joins her Mom for a volunteer visit to a nursing home.
Maggie's Mom is the founder of an organization called: Pampered Pals. Maggie isn't sure she's ready to help pamper anyone. But after meeting Mrs. Minkle and prettying her up with makeup, Maggie learns that being a "Pampered Pal" is a special job!
A combination of uplifting storytelling and vibrant illustrations creates an
enjoyable family book in PAMPERED PAL (Southern Charm Press, Children's
Picture Book, ages 4 - 8, On-sale September, 2001; $7.95, ISBN:
*For additional information:
Contact: Tabatha D'Agata (Author)
Phone: 603-647-9993 (Hooksett, NH)