A new fantasy novel for young readers by Central Florida author, Christopher Tozier, features a unique eco-system; the Florida scrub.
Olivia Brophie and the Pearl of Tagelus is book one of
a series featuring a distinctive approach to the fantasy genre. Instead of
building on the foundation of old world mythologies such as vampires, wizards,
or Greek gods, this novel uses the rare Florida scrub for its inspiration. The
adventure endured by the characters provides a unique backdrop for developing a
North American mythology, particularly for someone relocated to Florida from
other parts of the country.
is especially geared to young fantasy and sci-fi fans. But it can also be used
in the classroom to introduce concepts such as the Floridan aquifer, the
Cenozoic era, and the rare Florida scrub.
About the author
Tozier lives in the Orlando area and has been selected as a 2011 Individual
Artist Fellow for by the State of Florida. Olivia
Brophie and the Pearl of Tagelus is his debut novel. The
author is available for interviews and comment.
For more information, go to http://www.oliviabrophie.blogspot.com/
To purchase the book, visit http://www.indiebound.org/book/9781561645121