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Children’s Book Series Available at Discount to Military Families 

3/24/2008 12:00 AM 

 Thumbs up Johnnie

AUSA Family Programs has teamed up with the publishers of the Thumbs Up Johnnie™ children’s book series to offer a 50 per cent discount to military families. The character of Thumbs Up Johnnie and his friends help children learn important life skills about teamwork, friendship, financial responsibility, and good hygiene. The books are written for children aged four to eight years.

In the most recent book in the series, entitled Thumbs Up to the Red, White and Blue, Johnnie and his crew travel to visit the Nation’s monuments, learn about the pledge of allegiance, and meet their friends from the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

The discount applies to the Thumbs Up Johnnie™ books and the Thumbs Up Johnnie™ Reading Cuddle Buddy. Items can be ordered online at (click on “Johnnie Merchandise”), or by calling toll free (866) 749-4378. To receive the 50 per cent discount use the coupon code “AUSAFP” when ordering.