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Author Francine Piriano-Davila to Host Book Signing for "The Lonely Chameleon" at Barnes and Noble


Manassas, August 23, 2023 – Francine Piriano-Davila, accomplished author and advocate for children's self-esteem, is set to delight young readers and their families with a special author book signing event for her heartwarming book, The Lonely Chameleon. The event will take place at the Barnes and Noble store in Manassas on October 28th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The book signing offers an exciting opportunity for readers to meet the author and get their copies of The Lonely Chameleon signed personally.


The Lonely Chameleon is an engaging early reader chapter book that aims to inspire children to embrace their uniqueness and develop a positive self-image. The story follows Charlie the chameleon, who embarks on a journey of self-discovery and learns to love himself for who he truly is. Through relatable characters and a heartwarming narrative, Francine Piriano-Davila touches on the importance of self-esteem and acceptance, providing young readers with valuable life lessons.


Francine's deep love for literature, particularly science fiction and mystery genres, shaped her passion for storytelling. With The Lonely Chameleon, she combines her creative talents with a genuine desire to empower children. Drawing from her own experiences and challenges, Francine has crafted a book that resonates with young minds and encourages them to believe in themselves.


Before pursuing her career as an author, Francine Piriano-Davila worked as a Veterinary Technician in animal hospitals and later as an Animal Control Officer. Her extensive experience in the world of animals fueled her passion for writing, leading her to contribute articles to animal magazines, primarily focusing on nutrition and behavioral issues in cats. Her journey into children's literature began with science-fiction novels for middle-school-aged kids, and she gradually transitioned to crafting short stories for younger children.


Born in Brooklyn, NY, Francine Piriano-Davila now resides in Virginia with her husband, two sons, and their beloved cat Zoey. Her personal journey of growth and transformation has inspired her writing and advocacy efforts, making her an inspiring role model for children and adults alike.


Francine's words of wisdom encapsulate the spirit of her work: "When you believe in yourself, you can accomplish anything. Never give up and you will persevere."



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