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Lucky Penny Press Unveils ‘Buzzy and the Red Rock Canyons,’ 1st in Series Celebrating National Parks

Melissa Marsted

Lucky Penny Press, the innovative publisher of eBooks and print books for children, is pleased to announce the release of Buzzy and the Red Rock Canyons, a fast-paced, illustrated tour of Utah’s five national parks — Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Zion. Along the way, kids see the fantastic geologic formations that characterize these parks and learn about magpies, marmots, mule deer, bighorn sheep, falcons, condors and other park inhabitants.The book is written by Lucky Penny founder Melissa Marsted, illustrated by artist Izzy Greer, and designed by Pamela Beverly-Quigley. It will be available online through Amazon, at National Park Service...


‘Buzzy’ book takes readers on a national park tour

Melissa Marsted

The National Parks Service turns 100 in August and that milestone was part of the inspiration for Park City-based author Melissa C. Marsted’s new book "Buzzy and the Red Rock Canyons." "I have lived in Utah for only three years, and as a long-distance runner, I have become fascinated with the state’s national parks," Marsted told The Park Record. "I was on a run one day, I think it was the Antelope Island 50k, when the ideas coalesced. I thought about Utah’s five national parks and the 100th anniversary and wanted to see if I could do this." "Buzzy and...


Silver Dollar Press announces the eBook title: The Man Who Lives in Paradise: The Autobiography of A.C. Gilbert

Melissa Marsted

December 14, 2016 Contact: Melissa C. Marsted / melissa@luckypennypress.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Silver Dollar Press announces the eBook title: The Man Who Lives in Paradise: The Autobiography of A.C. Gilbert Erector Set toymaker was lifelong inventor, adventurer, and entrepreneur, recently inducted to the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Park City, UT—Silver Dollar Press, a division of Lucky Penny Publishing, has published the autobiography of A.C. Gilbert, a native of Salem, OR, as an eBook—a format targeted to a new generation of readers. The Man Who Lives in Paradise: The Autobiography of A. C. Gilbert tells the story of an individual best-known...


Buzzy and the Red Rock Canyons makes the Park Record

Melissa Marsted

Buzzy and the Red Rock Canyons makes the Park Record, Park City, Utah POSTED:   05/24/2016 04:42:51 PM MDT Parkite Melissa Marsted, seen here at Landscape Arch in Arches National Park, has penned and published a new children's book called "Buzzy and the Red Rock Canyons." The 100th anniversary of the National Park Service was the inspiration for the book. (Courtesy of Melissa Marsted) The National Parks Service turns 100 in August and that milestone was part of the inspiration for Park City-based author Melissa C. Marsted's new book "Buzzy and the Red Rock Canyons." Read the full article here >...


Author, Melissa Marsted, reads her latest children's book in Moab, Utah

http://www.moabtimes.com/view/full_story/27275424/article-Utah-author-to-read-from-latest-children-s-book-at-library-event-Sept--24?