Children's book author Brenda Muncy, from Kingman, Ariz., holds her pet macaw, Scrimshaw, while talking to students at Gallup Christian School west of Gallup. Muncy wrote her first book, "Castaway Kitty", as a Christmas present for her grandchildren and after they shared the story at their school she was encouraged to get the story published, which she finally did after four years of searching for a publisher. A second book is due to be released any day.
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