About The Galloping Horses of Willowbrook:
The Galloping Horses of Willowbrook is a whimsical children’s tale that tells the heartwarming and true story of young Ivory Fenderson, who never got to ride on his father’s 1894 carousel during the years it traveled from fair to fair throughout Maine and beyond. This 1894 Armitage-Herschell carousel is the signature artifact in Willowbrook’s historic 19th century village nestled in a quiet corner of Newfield, Maine.
About the Authors:
JUDITH THYNG is a nurse, educator, and poet. She has had a lifelong love of the carousel and its history. Mr. Fenderson’s true story combines both in this inspiring account of his family’s odyssey. Judith resides near Willard Beach in South Portland, Maine.
JEAN FLAHIVE is the author of Billy Boy: The Sunday Soldier of the 17th Maine and co-author of Remember Me: Tomah Joseph’s Gift to Franklin Roosevelt, which won the Moonbeam Gold Award for Best Multi-Cultural Children’s Picture Book in 2009. She lives in South Portland, Maine..
Authors Jean Flahive and Judy Thyng will be signing their non-fiction book,
The Galloping Horses of Willowbrook, at the 2016 Beyond the Sea Book Festival at Lincolnville Beach, on Saturday, July 30th, 1:00-3:00.