Xulon Press presents a first-day-of-school story.

Would You Be Too Chicken To Meet A Dinosaur's Cousin?

Xulon Press presents a first-day-of-school story.


Author Patricia Petronella Balinski shares an original children’s tale about facing one’s fears in Annie’s Protectors ($12.49, paperback, 9781631298363; $5.99, e-book, 9781631298370).


Balinski serves as storyteller as children meet Annie, a young girl who is scared of almost everything, especially the idea of kindergarten.  Readers will follow along to see how Annie handles her fears.


The chance meeting of Rudy, a dinosaur’s cousin, and the meanie-weenie boy changes everything in Annie’s life,” said Balinski.


Patricia Petronella Balinski is better known to her twelve grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren as “Nanny”. She enjoys serving them macaroni and cheese and an occasional dill pickle. Nanny takes her Yorkie-Poodle, Margaret, also known as “Maggie”.




Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 15,000 titles published to date. Annie’s Protectors is available online through,, and


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