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Children’s book by local author to represent Nevada at D.C. fest

Las Vegas author-illustrator Mike Miller’s "Play in the Clouds" has been selected as Nevada’s representative to the 12th Annual Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

The Nevada State Library will feature the illustrated children’s book, part of the Tomas the Tortoise series, Sept. 22 on the Washington Mall.

"Play in the Clouds" will be included in the Pavilion of the States, which celebrates the literary traditions of each state and territory, as well as the District of Columbia.

It also will be featured in the Library of Congress brochure "Discover Great Places Through Reading."

The goal of Miller’s series is to help young readers explore Nevada’s different environments as Tomas and friends visit such diverse areas as Mount Charleston, Lake Mead and Rhyolite.

"Play in the Clouds" is published by Stephens Press, the book division of Stephens Media, which owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Visit www.tomasthetortoise.com for more information.

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