The Storybook Capital Of America Is A Magical Town Right Here In Texas
Story time was something many of us looked forward to every night as kids. Our vivid imaginations would picture characters bounding off the pages, no longer fictitious beings but instead real manifestations of childhood dreams. That heaping dose of nostalgia is a reality in Abilene, where sculptures of popular children’s book characters line the downtown streets. Check it out:
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Have you ever seen the storybook sculptures in Abilene? Which one is your favorite?
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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