When Tyler is teased by the other boys, his good friend, Danae, encourages him to give the boys A Bug and a Wish. When Tyler finds a ladybug and a dandelion seed, he is convinced that this is what Danae means. As his friend helps him learn the true meaning of her advice, Tyler soon discovers the solution to his problem. Karen Scheuer is a wife, mother, and teacher. She lives and works in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and has been married to her high-school sweetheart for 29 years. The author and her husband have a 23-year-old daughter and a 20-year-old son. She enjoys calligraphy, knitting, making jewelry, traveling, reading, and never turns down an offer to dine out. The first-time author encourages her second graders to use A Bug and a Wish in various school situations. "In the years I have been teaching, teasing and bullying have increased. I felt that the 'bug and a wish' concept would make a great children's book for teachers to use in their classrooms." Publisher's website: http: //sbprabooks.com/KarenScheuer.