AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Hedley G. Riley's "Abby Raggi Takes On Bully Smiley" (published by Xlibris UK) is a vibrantly illustrated picture book that will captivate the minds and imaginations of young readers as it takes them to a mysterious Caribbean island, Funville being its only small town. On this realm, searched for by many explorers, an incredible adventure will play out and only a young girl and her doll can save the hidden island paradise.

The island is a peaceful place and the folks there live an exemplary life, happily in their idyllic and isolated Caribbean home. Their mayor, Your Honor Mr. Talkmuch, keeps everything running smoothly. The Raggi family is popular in the island, a pleasant household led by Tom and his wife Kandy, along with their kids, Abby and Michael.

This tranquil existence is disrupted on January 2, 2013, at around 2:00 AM, in the middle of the night, when a great commotion shook everything. Abby and her inseparable rag doll JC were awakened by a hard yet muffled underground pounding seemingly originating from beneath her bed, probably caused by a terrible monster. The pounding becomes more and more violent, the island's calamity-siren is activated and Mayor Talkmuch gathers the island folks to the village square, hoping to find out the source of the earthquakes.

Readers will see if Funville will survive the strange and dangerous earthquakes - and what will happen when "Abby Raggi Takes on Bully Smiley" together with her rag doll.

"Abby Raggi Takes On Bully Smiley"
By Hedley G. Riley
Hardcover | 8.5 x 11 in | 78 pages | ISBN 9781499089615
Softcover | 8.5 x 11 in | 78 pages | ISBN 9781499089592
E-Book | 78 pages | ISBN 9781499089608
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Aside from being an author, Hedley G. Riley is an architect, Structural Engineering teacher, entrepreneur and inventor. In 1991 he immigrated to Amsterdam, The Netherlands. There he worked for 18 months as a supervisor and/or project manager for several building projects all across the country. In 1994, he became a freelance general building advisor.

Xlibris Publishing UK, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider dedicated to serving authors throughout the United Kingdom. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit xlibrispublishing.co.uk or call 0800 056 3182 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisUK on Twitter for the latest news.

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