Self-Publishing Author Spotlight: Anne Toole

At Outskirts Press, Inc., we take great pride in celebrating the work of our successful self-publishing authors, and we do so each week through our Self-Publishing Author Spotlight. This week we highlight self-publishing author Anne Toole, who has published three successful titles with Outskirts Press.

Learn more about Anne Toole, her teaching background and how that inspired her to write her published works through this week’s Self-Publishing Author Spotlight.

author (5)About the Author:

Ms. Toole grew up in Williston, South Carolina. She is a graduate of Anderson Jr. College in Anderson, South Carolina and the University of Georgia with a B.S. Degree in Elementary Education. She taught in a first-grade classroom in Augusta, Georgia for 30 years. As a child, she loved to listen to nursery rhymes and stories written in rhyme. When she became a teacher, she used nursery rhymes and simple poems in her class to enhance the regular Language Arts curriculum. After retiring, Anne worked part-time for three years as an ESOL teacher and also began writing stories about children and animals. Most of the stories are written in verse. She is an avid traveler and has traveled extensively in the United States, Canada, and Europe. She has also traveled in Northern Africa and the Middle East. She presently resides in Columbia, South Carolina.

cover (39)The Bird That Didn’t Want To Be A Bird

Anne Toole’s first published book, The Bird That Didn’t Want To Be a Bird follows Little Bird as he wanted something else to be, instead of a bird in a tree. He knew what he had to do, so off he flew, to search for another kind of animal he would rather be. Read the story and you shall see, which animal he chose to be.

Product details…
Format: 7 x 10 color paperback, 31 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jul 31, 2015)
ISBN10: 1478756373
ISBN13: 9781478756378
Genre: ARCHITECTURE / Adaptive Reuse & Renovation

cover (40)The Frog That Lost His Croak

A little frog that loved to croak night and day, was very sad when his croak suddenly went away. While waiting and hoping for his croak to return, what valuable lessons did the little frog learn? Anne’s second book is a fun children’s story with a great message.

Product details…
Format: 7 x 10 color paperback, 25 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Dec 24, 2015)
ISBN10: 1478764139
ISBN13: 9781478764137
Genre: JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Frogs & Toads

cover (42)A Dog Named Cat

A little dog named Cat Wondered how he got a name like that! From other animals, he had found that cats weren’t very nice to be around. Another name he wished he had, because being named Cat made him mad! What did the little dog do to change his name to something new?

Product details…
Format: 7 x 10 color paperback, 25 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jun 20, 2016)
ISBN10: 1478773391
ISBN13: 9781478773399
Genre: JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Dogs

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