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DALLAS, TX – December 12, 2017 – Lakewood Hills resident, Jaclyn Amend, recently wrote and published a local children’s book titled Goodnight Lakewood. The whimsical, rhyming tale is accompanied by vivid illustrations and takes readers on a journey through Lakewood and East Dallas visiting unique spots including White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum and Lakewood Theater. It also features howling coyotes, flying monk parakeets and a fishing egret.

The idea was borne one night while picking out books to read before bedtime with her oldest son. “We noticed we had several ‘goodnight’ books from some of our favorite vacation spots,” Amend said, “but didn't have a book to help us say goodnight to the neighborhood where we love to live everyday: Lakewood.”

Goodnight Lakewood is a 32-page, full color, hardback children’s storybook written by Jaclyn Amend, illustrated by Emily Calimlim and published by CamberMark Publishing. Books can be purchased directly at or at local retail stores Talulah & HESS and the Dallas Arboretum gift shop. Five percent of all sales benefit the Lakewood Early Childhood PTA. The first public, in-store book signing is scheduled for this Saturday, December 16 from 2-4pm at Talulah & HESS at 5810 Live Oak Street.

“We originally wrote this book for our boys,” Jaclyn shared, “and just hope that other children and families enjoy saying goodnight as much as we do to some of the wonderful places and things in and around Lakewood that help make this community so very special!”

About CamberMark Publishing, LLC

CamberMark Publishing, LLC is a Dallas-based, family-focused publishing company founded by Jaclyn Amend in 2017 after writing her first children’s book Goodnight Lakewood. Five percent of sales benefit the Lakewood Early Childhood PTA ( More information is available at