"The Land of Chocolate Cosmos" will become Book #2 in The Green Series which seeks to educate children about the impeding environmental issues impacting our society. Once again, a young hero named Nicholas undertakes the responsibility of guiding his community towards recovering from a tragic air pollution blight, killing a magical popcorn producing bloom imperative to the town's tourist driven movie drive-in-lot. Thematically written after the author's love of legal studies and film industry, this tale reflects the inherent power of a child to circumvent and revamp legislation in order to make a healthier living space for all.
*The Popcorn Hydrangea is a REAL flower named after it's popcorn kernel resemblance.
*The little boy, Nicholas is written after "Nicholas Charles Seringe" who was the man responsible for giving the Popcorn Hydrangea it's name. The imagery and caricature of the boy is illustrated to mirror the appearance of Suzie's youngest son, Lance.
*The legal aspect of the tale was inspired by Suzie's love of law and childhood dream of practicing.
*The Popcorn Hydrangea flower originated in the country of Japan.
*The inspiration to create a "movie" inspired town directly reflects Suzie's adoration for the film industry inhereted from her father, Lance Hearl, who appeared in "Up The Down Staircase", "The Detective" and "Valley of The Dolls".
*"The Popcorn Hydrangea of Poppingtom" is the 1st book of The Beantown Tale series to possess the new logo designed by 11-11 Graphics.