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Young Tiger Tries on Different Colors for Size: The Colors of Joshua Published by Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated tiger juvenile fiction from Walnut Creek, CA, authors Charlie Obendorf, Margaret Dawson and Mirra Obendorf.


Denver, CO, and Walnut Creek, CA - Outskirts Press, Inc. has published The Colors of Joshua by Charlie Obendorf, Margaret Dawson and Mirra Obendorf.  The authors’ most recent book to date is an 8 x 10 economy color paperback in the tiger juvenile fiction category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  The Colors of Joshua is also available in and 8 x 10 economy color matte casebound edition for $17.95.  The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

The authors ask their young readers, “Have you ever seen a blue, bright yellow or green tiger?  How do you think such a tiger would look?”

Joshua the tiger is not happy with his look and tries these colors on for size.  He finds out something special about each one along the way.  In the end Joshua makes a surprising decision about which look he likes the best.  

23 pages in length, The Colors of Joshua is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the tiger juvenile fiction category.  With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, The Colors of Joshua meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $12.95 and $17.95 for the economy color paperback and economy color matte casebound editons, respectively.

Additionally, The Colors of Joshua can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press Direct bookstore at

ISBN: 9781478729518

Format: 8 x 10 economy color paperback

SRP: $12.95

ISBN: 9781478732518

Format: 8 x 10 economy color casebound matte

SRP: $17.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the authors:

Margaret Dawson began writing stories when she was in second grade and has continued ever since.  She is currently a first grade teacher and has been working in education for over twenty-three years.  During her career she has written many stories, songs, poems and plays for her students which have all been well received.  Margaret lives in Northern California with her twins, Mirra and Charlie and is excited to be sharing this first published book with them.

Charlie Obendorf has often enjoyed creating fanciful stories with his vivid imagination, including Mr. Baggy Pants Motorcyclist and Marshmallow Man.  He is currently studying Technical Theater at Diablo Valley College in California and hopes to work in the entertainment industry.

The books illustrator, Mirra Obendorf, has aspired to be an artist since she was ten years old.  She has especially enjoyed creating imaginative, whimsical and color rich drawings.  Mirra is currently studying art at Sierra College in California and hopes to do more work as an illustrator and fine artist.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press, Inc. offers full-service, custom self-publishing and book marketing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available for authors globally at and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.

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