Saturday, October 2, 2010

**Welcome Back Author Deanie Humphrys-Dunne**

Author of:     "CHARLIE THE HORSE"

Genre:     Children see bfdtechnology/listing

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Deanie Humphrys-Dunne spent her childhood at a riding school in Easton, CT. She has always enjoyed writing, and is a graduate of 'Children's Literature.' She is also a member of Cambridge
Who's Who. She has had one article published in 'Horsepower Magazine.' Her first book is "TAILS OF SWEETBRIER." It was published in 2009. "CHARLIE THE HORSE" is her second book. Deanie's essay will be featured in Publish America's new book, 'Why We Wrote.'

"CHARLIE THE HORSE" was a book of the week selection at Publish America. Deanie has done presentations of her books with Holly at grammar schools in her local area. Two schools are using her books as part of their reading program, and curriculum. Deanie has recently attended book signings, as well as actively participate in school programs, such as 'Diversity Day.' Also,
Deanie and Holly were interviewed on a local educational channel, conducted by a middle school
student, who is a member in a journalism club.

Deanie's other interests include: watching equestrian events, spending time with her husband Francis, and her sons Brendan and Shane, and their dog Elliot. She is an avid Yankee fan. She also enjoys music, and singing.


Holly was raised on a equestrian farm in the small town of Easton, Connecticut, now 'Lion Hill Farm.' At an early age, her formal training began under the teachings of Mr. Ray Quiqley, a renowned local Connecticut artist and illustrator. Country life inspired Holly's artistic talent. She has an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. While she studied at SMU, Holly majored in sculpture, drawing and painting. After graduation, her career shifted to professional photography for several years. Recently, Holly returned to art as a profession, specializing in Equestrian portraits, family portraits, and children's book illustrations. In 2009, she illustrated "TAILS OF SWEETBRIER" and "CHARLIE THE HORSE." Both books were authored by her sister, Deanie Humphrys-Dunne. They will have a third book released soon titled "CHARLENE THE STAR." Holly's art has been featured in several local art shows. In addition, she has designed equestrian note cards, available for sale at local shops. Art has always been her passion, which she enjoys. Holly is a member of the Ridgefield Guild Of Artists. Her hobbies and interests include: horseback riding, hiking, gardening, supporting local animal and horse charities.

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