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Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Green Beanie Booksis announcing its newest book in a series of beautiful historical picture books of universities, featuring the
University of Washington.
UW Huskies from A to Z showcases everything 'Husky,' with little-known facts about the university, its alumni and legendary athletes. Authors
Kristi Ascani and Leinora Stuart uncover the stories behind well-loved Husky icons, such as the history of the Quad and the landmark Yoshino cherry trees, the rise of
Washington's crew team to be a perennial powerhouse, and even the inventor of the modern treadmill,
Wayne Quinton, a pioneer in the field of bioengineering.
"Growing up in a family of
Huskies, I have always known our football and crew programs were sources of great pride for the UW," said Ascani. "These two programs have been, and continue to be exceptional, and I am thrilled to share a glimpse of these legendary athletes and coaches' feats."
UW Huskies from A to Z features historical photos of campus and renowned alumni, as well as beautifully illustrated drawings by the father-daughter team of watercolor artists
Stephan Moss and
"After reading this book, I don't know how any Husky could not love our beloved school that much more," said Stuart.
This is the second book featuring fun and unique historical university facts released by
Green Beanie Books. The first release,
WSU Cougars from A to Z, has proven a popular read by people of all ages, and its author,
Green Beanie Books founder
Carla Nellis, is announcing that more university books, including
University of Southern California,
Gonzaga, are in the works.
UW Huskies from A to Z is currently available at Costco stores in the
Seattle area, and the authors will be signing books
September 14th from
3pm at Costco, 1175 N 205
th Street in Shoreline. Books are also available on Amazon, and at the Green Beanie website,
Margo MyersMargo Myers Communications206-604-4535