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Tongue-Tied: A children’s book by Fred Jensen

Tongue-Tied-Buffalo-NY-1On Saturday, March 1st at 1 PM, you and your kids are invited to a reading/signing of Buffalonian Fred Jensen’s first children’s book called Tongue-Tied, the story about a frog and his mishap when he literally gets his tongue tied up in a heap of trouble, and what he has to do to get out of the jam that he finds himself in.

The reading/signing will take place at Talking Leaves Book Store on Main, 3158 Main, and includes an interactive play with the children.

BRO: What is the storyline of the book?

Fred: An arrogant frog gets his tongue stuck in the web of an arrogant spider, because they are both trying to catch a big bee. They are rescued by a passing innkeeper who teaches them about the importance of creating beauty to transcend the need the consume.

BRO: What ages is it for?

Fred: Elementary school.

BRO: Who printed it?

Fred: Authorhouse publishing

BRO: Who was the artist?

Fred: Justin Brylinski, a UB graduate and independent film producer. I met him at the Science Museum where he works, and recruited him as an artist when I noticed him doodling. He was a great find for me.

BRO: Where is it available?

Fred:,,, and of course at Talking Leaves where you can get your book signed!


Written by queenseyes


Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

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