Book Blitz :The Gnome and the Science Experiment

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Marc Mullinex


Illustrator: Angel Neha


Children’s Book

Date Published: March 6, 2024

Publisher: Mindstir Media


This short story is about Nathan’s adventures during a 5th grade science
field trip to the Sunbrook Forest National Park. Nathan is familiar with the
park because he and his sister Iris has visited the park before with the
encouragement of their mom. Nathan overcomes some anxieties of not liking
the subject science, having to buddy with the 5th grade bully, and worrying
about other 5th graders, teachers and volunteers might see Gob the gnome and
cause problems for Gob and the park. By the end of the science fieldtrip
Nathan has built a level of confidence that he could make the best science
presentation in his classroom and together with the 5th grade bully develop
a monthly ‘Clean the Park’ project where he and his classmates join to clean
up the forest. a mother wanting her children to enjoy the outdoors. Nathan
meets an interesting park ranger who later become very instrumental in his
interest in science, the environment and his future career plan after high

Since the 1400s, folklore has described gnomes as guardians of treasure and
the protectors of Earth. Gnomes represents stability, growth, and good luck.
This is the third book of the six-book series about Gob the gnome. The six
books in this series all revolve around a gnome, the protector of a local
forest, who becomes friends with Nathan and Iris and helps to educate them
on the importance of caring for the environment.


About the Author

Marilyn Slaughter is an educator with experience teaching second through
fifth grades, middle school science, and social studies. She now spends time
authoring books for children and adults for engagement, learning, and
entertainment. Marilyn’s first six books are a set with the theme of
children, with their families enjoying the outdoors; and with teachers and
classmates learning about the environment. The children are introduced to a
magical and mythical being in the forest and they work to save the local
forest. Her goal is to provide a fun read with an entertaining way for
children to learn about science.

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1 comment

RABT 04/03/2024 - 2:31 pm

Thanks for posting


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