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Farmville author publishes second children’s book

Slap Happy Jack, a new book by Mickijo, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Slap Happy Jack tells the tale of young Jack and his best friend, Smack — a rabbit of unusually large proportions — as they travel around the Old West growing famous for their slap jack skills and generosity with their winnings. Slap Happy Jack captures the author’s memories of her grandparents telling stories of “the old days.”

Mickijo was born and raised in Marietta, Ohio. She has always loved to read, allowing her imagination to create vivid scenes in her head. She is married to her best friend, Jim, who serves as her sounding board and critic. They have two children, Nick and Britney, and two granddaughters, Jadelyn and Emma. This is her second children’s book.