Kids explore mysterious bump in the night in Murphys author’s thrilling new children’s book

MURPHYS, Calif. — Author Arline M. Taborek ignites the imagination of young readers in this week’s nationwide release of her new children’s book, “Lumpy Bumpy.” The book will be available in hardback next week.

In this interesting kid’s read, there’s a Lumpy Bumpy on the floor! Have you ever seen a Lumpy Bumpy in the middle of the night? Did you see one wiggling in a blanket that is wrapped up good and tight? Grab your favorite blanket and figure out just who this Lumpy Bumpy is really all about in Taborek’s latest children’s book!

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

Taborek loves to write stories and poems for her grandchildren, family and friends. Since the time her four children were babies, she has always written a yearly Christmas poem, describing family life to send out with her holiday cards. Taborek and her husband, Rich, live in Texas and travel in their RV to their B&B in Murphys, California, where she gets to share her passion for cooking with her guests.

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