05-17-17 Inside the BARN “with Casey & Friends” Series Author Holly Dufek

(The BARN – Briggsdale, CO) May 17, 2017 – Author/Educator Holly Dufek of Kenosha, WI has spent nearly 15 years writing and editing educational curriculum for numerous publishers, including Octane Press, whom published her first children’s book  “A Year on the Farm with Casey & Friends” . Within the interview Dufek discusses both her first book and her second one, “Busy on the Farm with Casey & Friends” and much more including…

  • Inspiration for the Series
  • Agriculture Themes
  • Characters
  • Next Project
  • Final Thoughts



Holly Dufek has spent nearly 15 years writing and editing educational curriculum for publishers such as Holt McDougal, National Geographic Education and Riverside Publishing. Holly has worked to develop content to enrich the National Common Core Standards for elementary through high school classrooms. Born in Lacrosse, Wisconsin, she attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison for her bachelor’s degree, double majoring in English and History. Her first classroom experience was substitute teaching while in graduate school at DePaul University for her Master’s in Education. Holly did her practicum in U.S. History. Licensed to teach History and English through the 12th grade, Holly decided to turn her focus on curriculum development. A Year on the Farm is her first published children’s book. Working with an amazing design team to bring agricultural education to life has been one of the most enriching experiences for her.

To obtain YOUR copy or copies of the Casey & Friends Series please visit http://www.octanepress.com 


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To learn more about Octane Press please visit https://octanepress.com/