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I love talking about the characters and messages in my book and am always happy to do interviews. If you'd like to schedule an interview, feel free to email me: Edenandherhappy@yahoo.com.

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March 3, 2018

By Matt Dutton Herald-Whig

Posted: Mar. 2, 2018 10:30 pm Updated: Mar. 2, 2018 10:40 pm

QUINCY -- Quincy author Tracy Schlepphorst recently published her third installment in her Emotion Belly Books series, a semi-autobiographical children's book about grieving the death of a parent.

"Eden and Her Joy" took Schlepphorst two years to complete. A former teacher with a master's degree in education, she hopes the book can serve as a tool for teachers who deal with death in their classrooms.

"It's a...

January 4, 2018

It was so fun to be interviewed by Addi Ippensen!

Eden's message is so important to me! 

#emotionbellybooks #yourhappycanneverleaveyou

August 29, 2017

By Matt Dutton Herald-Whig

Posted: Aug. 23, 2017 10:05 am Updated: Aug. 24, 2017 8:26 am

QUINCY -- The third installment in the Emotion Belly book series is still little more than a dozen or so sketches.

Author Tracy Schlepphorst and illustrator Charlie Martin spent Tuesday afternoon shuffling through the depictions, each in varying stages of completion and spread across a long wooden table at Grown N' Gathered in the District.

Both Quincy residents, the duo makes a point of meeting in locally...

February 17, 2017

By Matt Dutton Herald-Whig

Posted: Feb. 16, 2017 7:45 pm Updated: Feb. 17, 2017 8:30 am

QUINCY -- A Quincy author hopes her works help local students understand their feelings and the feelings of others.

Tracy Schlepphorst, author of "Eden and Her Happy," recently published her second children's book, "Henry and His Manners." The books distill complex concepts, such as overcoming grief and understanding one's emotional outlook, into a format easily understood by children.

"I created what I call...

February 10, 2017

It was so fun to appear with Henry and His Manners on KHQA This Morning! Chad and Tegan always make being on TV fun!

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