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Dee Maner
Illustrations by Delton Gerdes
4-color illustrations

Artie: The First Artificial Christmas Tree shows children how important it is to share Christmas Spirit. Artie’s struggle to feel worthy of the special work of the evergreens will encourage young readers facing their own obstacles and help them to understand the importance of developing their own special talents.

SKU: 978-1-942945-28-4 Categories: ,

About the Author

Dee Maner, lovingly known by those who know her as Momma Dee, is a woman who lives to inspire. In addition to her work as a swimming and gymnastics instructor, businesswoman, environmentalist and entrepreneur, she is also a motivational speaker who has accepted the difficulties of dyslexia and uses her experiences to encourage others. Momma Dee lives in Houston, and she has four children, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

After winning the sixth grade grand prize for an art contest, Delton Gerdes devoted the next forty plus years to marketing and advertising, design and watercolor illustration. A native Texan, he is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a BA in Art and has been married to his high school sweetheart for forty-three years. Delton and his wife have two children, five great-grandchildren, and live in Katy, Texas.