Sunday, December 9, 2012


Miss Liberty is ready to start a brand new week! This last week was awesome for me and THE BIG SQUEAL! My owner and the author of my book, Carol Alexander read THE BIG SQUEAL to all the students at South School here in Taylorville. Carol was also the featured speaker at the local Kiwanis Club meeting. She spoke about THE BIG SQUEAL.
The following are two excerpts from the Taylorville Breeze Courier:

Kiwanis Club hears from one of their own
TAYLORVILLE — Local author and Taylorville Kiwanian Carol Alexander was the featured speaker at the Taylorville Kiwanis meeting on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. She spoke about her new book "The Big Squeal" and it's inspiration "Liberty the Pig”. Many local characters and places are prevalent in the story, as well as the full color illustrations. Copies of the book are available for purchase around town as well as
Pictured are Kiwanian John Lawrence and speaker and Kiwanian Carol Alexander. Submitted photo

Liberty at Large
TAYLORVILLE — Carol Alexander read her newly released book “The Big Squeal” to all grades at South School in Taylorville this morning. Pictured, Alexander reads to Mrs. Palmer and Ms. Bandy’s second grade students. The book is based off of the journey of Alexander’s real porcine, Liberty, and, the only statue in the world of Lincoln and a pig, which sits on the Taylorville square. The book has been out for two and a half weeks. It is available at Cottage Rose Gift Shoppe, the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce, Dana’s Book Exchange and the office of Christian County Board Chairman Paul Schmitz in the Christian County Courthouse, all on the Taylorville Square.