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Everyday the townspeople pass by the house

on the crooked, tree-lined street where a

very old woman sits on her porch

smiling at them. Sometimes they notice her,

but most of the time they don't.

Then one day the very old woman isn't on her porch. Everyone notices!






Gayle's Book!


PO Box 205, Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047 USA

ph: 651-433-4499


Full of Smiles is an intergenerational story by Gayle that speaks to readers of all ages about the value of each person in their community and the importance of not taking one another for granted.  Nancy Larkin’s lively illustrations engage both young and older

audiences alike in this simple but timeless tale.