FENELON FALLS, Ontario, Jan. 18, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fun-filled activities await young readers as Xlibris releases a vibrantly illustrated picture book, What if the Rainbow is a Place, authored by L’Rain McConnell.

Engaging and delightful, this book tells a story about a young Irish boy who has a dream. His dream is to catch a rainbow, follow it to the end, and reach the pot of gold. One day, the boy’s dream comes true. According to the legend, Lloyd George must learn all about the colors of the rainbow before he can catch it. As two grandfathers teach him the secret qualities of each color, the boy finds a very big surprise and a blessing.

With captivating images and enjoyable activities, this fascinating must-have aims to increase children’s knowledge of all the rainbow colors while giving them inspiration and comfort. It is also written to increase self-esteem and confidence in children – supporting optimal performance in school and in life. For more information on What if the Rainbow is a Place, log on to www.Xlibris.com.

About the Author

L’Rain McConnell is a mother and grandmother. She enjoys writing, art, and photography. She is a Doctor of Natural Medicine who specializes in color and light therapy and nutrition. She believes the child in everyone needs to be loved, supported, and nurtured for optimal health and well-being. Her teaching experience enhances the usefulness of this unique book – a combined use of imagination, intellect, intuition, and inspiration.

What if the Rainbow is a Place * by L'Rain McConnell
A Magic Rainbow Story
Publication Date: January 15, 2010
Picture Book; $41.99; 76 pages; 978-1-4415-7209-7
Picture Book Hardcover; $51.99; 76 pages; 978-1-4415-7210-3

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7479. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7876.

For more information, contact Xlibris at (888) 795-4274 or on the web at www.Xlibris.com.

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