A Fantastical Tale For All Ages
For everyone who feels poetry in their heart.
Come celebrate Jenny's birthday adventure, rhythmic and lyrical,
while Jenny, Signore Di Clamo, and The Tutti Band uncover a true miracle.
The key to happiness is uniquely prescribed.
Sometimes, while moving toward your destination,
you realize you have already arrived.
The Adventures of Jenny and the Clam
is a story of living that leads to loving
and the laughing that accompanies learning.
As dreams weave,
and encourage to believe
that Jenny will succeed
and achieve what she needs.
Share in their escapades revealing
that there are many ways to explore the unlimited potential of Being.
May the joy you feel in this story last all your days through.
A SPECIAL HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!
About the Author
Jenny is an American author with deep cultural ties to her ancestral roots. From childhood, her love of books, music and storytelling has inspired her passion for writing. She is a graduate of The Latin School of Chicago and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at DePaul University. She has decided to follow her heart and fulfill her lifelong calling by writing the books she has always wanted to share. The Adventures of Jenny and the Clam is Jenny's first published book. But stay tuned-more are on the way!
Julie Edwards is an award-winning artist, children's book illustrator and designer. She lives in a dusty corner of the American Southwest, where blue skies and desert flowers paint the world around her. Julie earned her degree in Graphic Design from The Art Institute of Phoenix. She is the proud daughter of an Air Force veteran and enjoyed her childhood while living in Japan, England, and the USA. Her cultural experiences have influenced her illustrative creations to have a blend of both Eastern and Western art styles. Julie relishes hibernating in her painting studio and bringing her creative visions to life.
Nicolo Luigi Tortorella (Nico) is a renaissance artist for the modern day. As an actor, vanguard, and dedicated champion of the LGBTQIA+ community, they are using their voice to educate and break down stereotypes. Nico began their career in Chicago's live theater scene. A short while later, they moved to L.A. and landed the roll of Razor on the television series Make It or Break It. Subsequent television roles have include Cole in The Beautiful Life, Jacob in The Following, Josh in Younger, and Felix in The Walking Dead: World Beyond. Nico has also been in movies portraying Tobias in Twelve, Trevor in Scream 4, Jake in Trespass and Officer Simon Varner in Odd Thomas. Nico is the creator of the acclaimed podcast series The Love Bomb, author of their poetry collection all of it is you, and memoir Space Between. New projects include a children's book, Thomas in The Mattachine Family and William in City on Fire. Nico strives to use their celebrity to champion the marginalized. No matter the question, Nico believes the answer is ultimately love.
"This book, The Adventures of Jenny and the Clam, is an artfully crafted tale that I hold near to my heart...It is a microcosm of the poetry, humor, song, dance, pride in heritage, family roots, and vintage storytelling that I grew up hearing...And it's all in rhyme!"
Nico Tortorella actor / author of all of it is you and Space Between / artist