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Woodbury woman releases first children's book

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During the day Woodbury resident Maureen Bartone can be found sitting behind a desk working as a legal administrative assistant. At home Bartone also sits behind a desk - not working, but creating.


"Writing is inspirational," Bartone said. "I love creating something that is tangible that people can benefit from."

Bartone recently released her first book, a children's story called "Life in the Gumball Machine."

In the Gumball Machine

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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