Corpus Christi author shares touching fable about kindness, journey toward home in new children’s book

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — This week marks the nationwide release of “Buddy Bear Saves Star,” an endearing new juvenile fiction by author Kathy Phillips.

Star, one of Santa’s reindeers, was attacked by a bear! Read “Buddy Bear Saves Star” to find out if Star makes it back to the North Pole to be with Santa. Children and parents will love this new adventure of Buddy Bear and Star, which is inspired by an actual reindeer injured in Alaska and helped by a local family.

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

Phillips lives in Corpus Christi, Texas, with her husband. She has two children who also live in Texas. Phillips, who loves to read and write, has been an elementary teacher for over 22 years. She has written two other Buddy Bear books, and hopes that her passion for writing will help inspire her children and students to follow their dreams as she has done.

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