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"The Peacocks of Palos Verdes" Book Signing and Author Reading at Terranea Resort's Pointe Discovery on April 14

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA---April 14, 2012

What: Palos Verdes author, Mary Jo Hazard, will read and sign copies of her book, "The Peacocks of Palos Verdes."

Mary Jo’s first children’s story, "The Peacocks of Palos Verdes" is an educational photo essay about the birds that have enhanced the lives of the residents of the Los Angeles’ Palos Verdes Peninsula since the early 1900's.

Children will have the opportunity to meet the author and spend a delightful hour featuring the peninsula's peacocks at Terranea Resort.

When:  Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 12:00 p.m.

Where:  Pointe Discovery at Terranea Resort, 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA in the Courtyard

Format:  Children’s book-signing and reading of "The Peacocks of Palos Verdes." Special non-alcoholic beverages called Peacocktails and gelato will be served. Books will be on sale for $14.99 and autographed by the author.

  • Peacock Songs sung by the kindergarteners of Brighter Days Montessori School.        
  • Keyboardist Dorothy Jacobi will accompany the children on keyboard with original arrangements.
  • Learn to sound like a peacock
  • Hear Mary Jo Hazard read "The Peacocks of Palos Verdes"
  • Sing "The Peacock Song"
  • Make your own "Palos Verdes Peacock"

About Terranea Resort

Terranea, L.A.’s Oceanfront Resort, is magnificently poised above the Pacific Ocean on the Palos Verdes Peninsula and located 20 miles south of Los Angeles International Airport. Terranea Resort is owned by a joint venture comprised of Lowe Enterprises and JC Resorts and managed by affiliate Destination Hotels & Resorts. The property boasts 582 rooms including a 360-room hotel with 32 suites, and 20 bungalows and features 50 oceanfront three-bedroom casitas and 32 ocean view three-bedroom villas, offering a residential setting with rental or Resort real estate opportunities for guests to purchase a second home. Resort amenities include The Links at Terranea, a nine-hole par three golf course; The Spa at Terranea, a 50,000 square-foot oceanfront spa, fitness center and Café; and three unique swimming pools, one with children’s play area and a 140-foot waterslide. Three ocean view restaurants offer a variety of food and beverage experiences including Catalina Kitchen for casual, all-day dining; mar'sel, the free-standing signature restaurant; and Nelson's, a cliff-side restaurant and bar with spectacular vantage points for whale watching. Designed to reveal the Resort’s dramatic outdoor vistas, Terranea's conference and meeting facilities include 135,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. Other amenities include marea, a luxury retail boutique; children’s center with interactive programs; Pointe Discovery, an “active-living” store and adventure concierge for activities that explore the rich local terrain and ocean environment. Several miles of scenic bluff-top trails connect miles of off-property coastal trails, and a secluded beach cove also adds to the unique experiences at Terranea Resort. For more information, visit or call 866-802-8000. Please follow Terranea Resort on Facebook and Twitter.

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