Marilyn Mae Randall
Marilyn Mae Randall is the author of eight children’s books, including Southern Christmas, Wishes for Christmas, Wellington’s Windows, the Three Wives of Hero the Second, The Meanie, Razzle Dazzler, Sweetwater Village, and Bears Don’t Snore. She uses her books as tools to engage the thousands of students she has visited in schools across the country to promote reading and writing.
Ms. Randall uses her skills as a storyteller to capture the imagination of the students she visits and to inspire them to develop their own reading and writing skills. Enthusiastic and entertaining, she has captured audiences of all ages.
In addition to speaking to elementary and middle school students, Ms. Randall has been a workshop presenter at the University of Tennessee and East Tennessee State University. Other speaking engagements have included the 2002 and 2006 Christian Writers’ Conference in Memphis, Tennessee; the 2006 Christmas luncheon of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, Chapter; the 2009 November luncheon at the Friends of the Library, Jackson, Tennessee; and Lambuth University Library, November 2009, Jackson, Tennessee.
Ms. Randall is the author of “A Marine Salute,” a congratulatory poem, which was sanctioned by the Marine Corps and carries the Marine Corps Seal. It is promoted and sold at Parris Island. Ms. Randall and her husband were VIP guests of the Commanding Officer, Brig. Gen. Tryon, at Parris Island in Spring 2006 at the Emblem and Graduation ceremonies.
She has appeared three times on “Live at Five” broadcast by WBIR Channel 10, Knoxville, Tennessee. She was also featured on WBBJ-TV, Channel ABC 7, Jackson, Tennessee, and EplusTV6 at Union University, Jackson Tennessee.
Marilyn Mae Randall was a featured author at: Davis-Kidd Bookstore, Jackson, Tennessee; Barnes and Noble Bookstore, Knoxville, Tennessee; Celebration of Books and Authors, East Tennessee State University; Young Authors Convention, Etowah, Tennessee; Clemson University Celebration of Books and Authors, Clemson, SC; Fall for the Book Festival, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia; and Celebration of Authors, Walland, Tennessee.
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Wellington tells all in Wellington's Windows, a story of life, love, and the pursuit of happiness, and — horrors — monsters! Told in first dog by a cavalier King Charles Spaniel, the story gives us inside information on "a dog's life."
Wellington's Windows is meant to be enjoyed by children ages 6-12 and by animal lovers of all ages.
Razzle Dazzler - Featuring Lazy Layabout and Totally Stinky
Totally Stinky and Lazy Layabout are travelers. They don’t travel far, though, because they are from Havelot and it isn’t in their natures to work too hard at anything. One day they are told by Razzle Dazzler, an 18-foot tall red-haired man, that they are to go to Make a Difference. This delightfully illustrated book tells about their adventures as they make the journey.