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Detroit Lakes residents Megan Hagel and Jackie Jenson just published their first children's book, 'Jon and the Soggy Leaf.' Hagel illustrated the book and Jenson penned it. They will be having a book signing on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at La Barista. Photo by - Vicki Gerdes

Detroit Lakes author, illustrator publish first children's book

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Just in time for Christmas, two creative Detroit Lakes residents have joined forces to publish a new children's book.

Author Jackie Jenson and illustrator Megan Hagel are the masterminds behind the new book, "Jon and the Soggy Leaf," which was recently published by the Edina, Minn.-based Beavers Pond Press.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454