Best Selling Author Returns to Amelia

The Butterfly's Daughter

The Butterfly's Daughter

Fernandina Beach, FL. – Mary Alice Monroe, NY Times best-selling author, will speak at the “Butterflies Are Free” breakfast event scheduled Tuesday, May 10 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Monroe spoke to a sold out crowd at the First Annual High Tide Women’s Weekend in October of 2010.

Monroe shared, “I fell in love with Amelia Island when I visited in October and am excited to return. I met so many wonderful people who are committed to our environment.”

The breakfast will benefit Wild Amelia Nature Festival, May 20-22. Volunteers will coordinate with Monroe to release monarch butterflies after the breakfast event. School groups are welcome.

Wild Amelia is an exciting 3-day festival celebrating the bioregion around Amelia Island and includes nature tours, photography workshops, green business expo, the “Kid’s Niche”, and visiting critters from the Jacksonville Zoo. Check their website at www.wildamelia.com for more information.

The Butterfly’s Daughter, like many of Monroe’s books offers insights that resonate with women and offers wonderful, educational information about the natural world we live in. Once again novelist Mary Alice Monroe delivers a powerful and compelling novel of self discovery that parallels an awe inspiring event in nature.

Tickets are $50 and include a signed copy of The Butterfly’s Daughter. Additional copies of the book will be available for sale at the event. The breakfast event starts at 9:00 AM with the butterfly release immediately following.

Tickets can be purchased at Red Otter Outfitters, the Golf Club of Amelia (after March 15) or contact Dickie Anderson at dickie.anderson@gmail.com or give her a call at (904) 556-6455. Tables can be reserved.

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