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Jean Derespina

Jean Derespina has been a creative writer for many years. She self-published her first picture book, The Famous Phoebe of Long Island: Phoebe's Adventures at Sailors Haven, in 2021. Jean's second picture book, The Famous Phoebe of Long Island: Phoebe's Boat Trip to Montauk, is scheduled for release in early 2023.

Jean and her husband, Frank, spent about twenty years boating on the south shore of Long Island. For most of that time, their amazing pup, Phoebe, traveled with them.

Jean is also the founder of The Marketing Gig LLC. Her business focus provides digital sales and marketing content for small businesses.

Published Works:

The Famous Phoebe of LI: Adventures at Sailors Haven

Phoebe's first boat trip with her forever family was to Sailors Haven on Fire Island, New York. Everything was new and exciting to this young pup who made many different friends as she explored and played at this wondrous national park. Phoebe's adventures will delight children who will listen and read about the natural beauty of Sailors Haven National Seashore as told by Phoebe herself.

Published 2021 by Mascot Books.

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