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Connie Corcoran Wilson is Today's Guest, Wed. Dec. 11

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About the book

The Christmas Cats Chase Christmas Rats is a Seuss-ical tale for young children which builds upon the moral of the first Christmas Cats book to once again teach children a valuable life lesson.

In this second Christmas Cats adventure the lesson to be learned is: In life, always keep an open mind. Don’t accept stereotypes as true or let the unfounded opinions of others prevent you from finding out the truth for yourself. We all need to act without prejudice and learn to accept each other as individuals. The Christmas Cats learn that rats, too, should be judged as individuals.

About the author

Constance (Connie) Corcoran Wilson writes award- winning fiction and nonfiction for adults and children. She was named one of the Ten Most Creative Teachers in America by TAB Scholastic Books and has channeled that creativity into an illustrated Christmas Cats series (www.TheXmasCats.com) written for her four-year-old twin granddaughters. Connie is a graduate of the University of Iowa and Berkeley and has been writing for pay since she was 10 years old, with 15 books, to date and stints as film and book critic for 5 newspapers and 11 blogs. She was Content Producer of the Year for Yahoo (2009).

She has two children, has been married 46 years, and lives in East Moline and Chicago, Illinois with husband Craig.