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Local Teacher Wins Cheerios New Author Contest

Many writers dream of getting picked up by powerhouse publishers, like Random House, Penguin or Harper Collins. But what if that powerhouse company manufactures cereal? Cheerios sponsors its own new author contest. A north-suburban schoolteacher is the latest to have her book published. Eight Forty-Eight producer Kristin Moo recently spoke with Lori Degman, who started by reading the beginning of One Zany Zoo. Simon and Schuster is publishing a hardcover edition of One Zany Zoo in July.

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