Pleasant Garden author boosts self-esteem, discourages bullying in new children’s book

PLEASANT GARDEN, N.C. — Author Kimberley L. Dymond teaches the effects of bullying and how to overcome it through her new children’s book, “The Donkey With No Name.” This values-centered storybook will be available nationwide in paperback this week and in hardback early October.

Bullying hurts.

This is what the donkey realizes in “The Donkey With No Name.” He is always being teased and constantly reminded how undesirable he is. Despite the odds, he rises to the top when an unforeseen gesture causes him to discover his purpose and fulfill his destiny.

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

Dymond, who is an assistant director for a child care center, has had 22 years experience in working with children and has seen firsthand the effects of bullying. Her desire is to encourage children to discover their potential and overcome challenges. Dymond is a mother of four, who resides in Pleasant Garden, North Carolina, along with her husband and youngest son.

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