Children’s author and Strafford resident Leslie A. Susskind has released a new book, “So You Think You Babysit Monsters?”
“So you think you babysit monsters?” is the first book in her new
middle grade fantasy series, The
Abercrombie Family Business: Totally True, Tir Griffin Story #1.
It tells the story of thirteen year old Mackenzie
Abercrombie, who really does babysit
monsters. She’s Tir Griffin’s newest undercover Magic Minder, a role her
family has held for generations.But in addition to getting the hang of babysitting monsters,
Mackenzie also has middle school and the new boy in her class to worry about…
and if her two very different worlds collide, does she have what it takes to
save the day?
While her first series, The Zephram
Tales, takes place in a fantasy realm, The
Abercrombie Family Business takes place in present day, outside of
Philadelphia in the Strafford/Wayne
She is also the author of several manners and
good sportsmanship themed books.Villanova resident and
artist Carol Chew illustrated the book cover showing Mackenzie and two
of her charges outside of Tir
Griffin’s entrance gate.
Print and ebook versions are available on
Barnes and Noble, iTunes, Sony and other online and book
and mortar retailers. Anyone interested
in winning a copy can enter a Goodreads giveaway, which ends January 11, 2014.
For more information, Susskind’s website is
www.lesliesusskind.com where the first chapter is also available. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org