Toys teach value of friendship in Roselle author’s new children’s book

ROSELLE, Ill. —Author Terry Jurczewski delights children in her new kids’ storybook, “The Adventures of Mr. Blankee and Panda.” Her latest book of fiction is set for nationwide release this week.

Have you ever wondered what happened to the favorite toy, stuffed animal or blanket that you had when you were little?  “The Adventures of Mr. Blankee and Panda” tells the story of what may just have happened to them! This loveable tale about friendship will surely hit home to every young reader.

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at, or by visiting or

For 40 years, Jurczewski worked for two great companies, Motorola Inc. and Clarke, a global environmental products and services company, during her career in customer service. The author, who is now retired, has fulfilled her dream of writing children’s books. She advises her readers that if they want something bad enough, they just have to make it happen.

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