CHICAGO (CBS)–A marketing manager at the Mundelein Park District is now an author. It started out as an idea to make a video to help kids understand the importance of wearing a mask, but instead it turned into a children’s book.
Christa Lawrence showed her husband that video and he suggested she turn it into a book, so she did. She learned how to navigate Amazon’s publishing section.READ MORE: Police, CPS Increase School Safety Measures After Shootings Kill 2 Simeon Career Academy Students, Social Media Threats Appear Directed At Simeon And Other Schools
The book is called “My New Mask” and features a family learning where and when to wear masks and how life is different during the pandemic.READ MORE: From Hotels To Retailers, Staffing Shortage Crisis Persists In Chicago -- And It's Affecting Customers
She’s happy to hear some wonderful feedback from parents.MORE NEWS: Labor Shortage Blamed For Lack Of Headstone On Woman's Grave 8 Months After Her Death
Proceeds from the book will go to the Mundelein Foundation parks, which provides recreational scholarships.