New book assemblies
Local author Emily Huntington will be visiting elementary schools in Emery County. Huntington was born in American Fork. She has been telling stories since she can remember and continues to tell stories to her children. She is happily married with three boys, who mean the world to her. Huntington will be at Cottonwood Elementary at 9 a.m. and Cleveland Elementary at noon on Nov. 26. She will be at Castle Dale Elementary at 9 a.m. and Huntington Elementary at 1 p.m. on Dec. 6.
The book is illustrated by Cleveland native, Chase Jensen. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelors of fine arts in illustration. He works as a freelance illustrator.
The book, Regi the Rhino is about a Rhino and a caterpillar who leave their tree house to master the art of kite flying. Regi is a rhino who lives in a tree house with his best friend, Oliver. One windy day, the two friends go on an exciting kite flying mission that takes a wild twist when a bird flies into their kite. Not to be deterred by the setback, Regi and Oliver become the best kite fliers in the world because of the great adventure.
"Life can be fun when trying to achieve a dream," Huntington said. "Life isn't perfect, bad things will happen, but good can still come out of it. It all depends on your attitude and seeing the good out of the bad."