Dear Diana: Travel with Me to New Zealand Author : Margaret C. Collier Publisher : Xlibris Corporation Total Pages : 32 Release : 2013-08-22 ISBN 10 : 9781483684017 ISBN 13 : 1483684016 Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK Dear Diana: Travel with Me to New Zealand Book Description: Margaret C. Collier is a retired educator living in Orlando, Florida with her husband and Springer Spaniel, Carly. Her youngest son is with the army, now in Germany and her oldest son is with the Air Force, living in Colorado Springs with his wife Lindsey. Her daughter and son-in-law Robert living in PA. She holds a BA degree in Art Education from the Maryland Institute of Art, an MA from in Elementary Education and Special Education from Marshall University and the College of Graduate Studies in Charleston, WV, and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Administration from the University of Florida. Travel has become her passion and she has found the need to share this with geography students who may enjoy a more personal tribute to travel. This is the fifth book in a series of high interest, low vocabulary level reading books for geography that will focus on the countries, cities and geographical regions she has seen and will see in the future. Mary T. Cook is an educator and freelance illustrator. She holds a BS degree from the University of Nebraska, Omaha and a masters degree from the Savannah College of Art and design. Her first childrens book, based on a real life experience by a family member, is titled The Moose at the Bus Stop. It was published March of 2013 by Guardian Angel Publishing, St. Louis, MO. Her newest book, Emma McKennas Ice Cream Dilemma is due out in the spring of 2014. She lives in Oveido, FL with her husband, two Boxers and a Scottish terrier. Her daughter and her family live in Chicago, IL, son and daughter-in-law in Tulsa, OK and he oldest son in Oveido area. Mrs. Collier and Mrs. Cook, former teachers of the year, have collaborated as educators for over 25 years, presenting national level workshops in the infusing of the arts into social studies. Both educators are now publishing a series of high interest social studies themed books which address the needs of low level readers. They have both worked for schools in Seminole County, Florida where classes are academically and culturally diverse.