Edgar The Bee: Overcoming Bullying - His Personal Story (Paperback)
Edgar the Bee is a wonderful children's story about the personal "bullying" journey of a carpenter bee named Edgar. His fellow classmates eagerly bullied him on a regular basis because he was different. In the end, Edgar finds a way to see the beauty of his personal appearance with appreciation and pride. He also figures out how to change the hearts and minds of those who think that being a bully is okay. For any young child who might experience the discomfort of bullying, this is a gentle story of overcoming self-doubt.
About the Author
Paige Nelson, born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado is an 11 year old student in middle school. Her idea of Edgar the Bee was born when she realized the terrible effects of bullying not only in her own life but also throughout her school and the nation. Paige, much like her dad has always been interested in the arts. She is involved in the school choir and actively writes dance routines in her spare time. Paige helped to form a cheerleading club at her school and also runs on the track team. Her original story was written as a gift for her younger brother Ethan. After her dad reviewed the story he knew it was a message worth sharing with others. Paige is looking forward to working with her dad to get this wonderful and powerful story out to the public so that maybe it could help with the on going bullying problem in our society. John Nelson, her father was born and raised in New York. John attended College on Long Island and in Manhattan with studies in the arts. After College, John worked at the famous Academy Award Nominated "Sound One" studio on Broadway and then later went to work for Disney. John moved to Colorado in 2002 and is currently working as a full time counselor with the physically and developmentally disabled in Colorado Springs. A long time accomplished songwriter and musician with music released and touring experience all over the United States, he'd always had the dream of publishing a children's book. Now, hand in hand with his daughter Paige, Edgar the Bee is just the beginning of many more dreams to come true. John is married to his beautiful wife Tiffany and has two children, Paige (11) and Ethan (5)