The Principle Gang is a group of characters that have joined together to learn valuable life lessons that we call "principles". These principles are positive messages about family, friendship, and community. There are 6 books in The Principle Gang series. Book 1 "Don't Judge a Lizard by His Scales" released August 5th, and Book 2 "Wizard Lizard Rides the Subway" released October 14th, with the other books to follow. The Principle Gang has an anti-bullying campaign titled "No Bullies Allowed" for elementary schools and each book addresses this societal issue. Dan Dugi, M.D., and Bli Marston Dugi, MPA-C created The Principle Gang to find a way to connect with their patients and make a difference outside of the exam room.
Don't Judge A Lizard By His Scales:
Everyone knows that lizards eat flies, but Bli the Fly and Danny the Wizard Lizard are willing to put their differences aside to become the best of friends. Danny the Wizard Lizard goes on a fly-free diet as he sets out to prove that he is not like all the other lizards. During their quest for friendship, Danny the Wizard Lizard and Bli the Fly encounter the Lousy Lizard Gang, a no-good group of bullies. Danny the Wizard Lizard gives the first glimpse into why he is a Wizard Lizard by exhibiting special powers to stop the bullying that goes on at the movie theater. Witnessing his heroic act, Bli the Fly's mother, Mrs. Fly, realizes that she misjudged this lizard, and Bli the Fly gets her first lesson in giving second chances. Don't Judge a Lizard by His Scales, Book One in The Principle Gang series by Dr. Dan and Bli Dugi, delivers lessons in anti-bullying, prejudice, and the value of friendships. The Principle Gang series introduces the foundational principles that guide families, relationships, and communities.
Wizard Lizard Rides The Subway:
The adventures of Bli the Fly and Danny the Wizard Lizard continue as the best friends take a trip to New York City for an anti-bullying conference. Wizard Lizard Rides the Subway, Book Two in The Principle Gang Series, finds Danny the Wizard Lizard and Bli the Fly receiving positive attention for their mission to rid the world of bullying. In recognition of their great work, Mrs. Gecko, their school counselor, registers The Principle Gang for an anti-bullying conference in New York City. Enlisting the driving talents of Mrs. Fly, Danny the Wizard Lizard and Bli the Fly make the long drive to the Big Apple for the conference. Before the conference, Danny the Wizard Lizard shows his friends around the city, where they experience speeding taxis, street food, and the subway. At the conference, The Principle Gang shares their three rules to prevent bullying: don't be mean; tell your teacher; and, be a friend. Mrs. Fly, Bli the Fly, and Danny the Wizard Lizard leave the Big Apple having signed up 132 new members of the Principle Gang - a resounding success for their anti-bullying mission!
About The Authors:
Dr. Dan and Bli Dugi bring to life in a vibrant way the messages that loving parents and grandparents have for centuries been conveying to their children, the importance of family, friendship, community, and fairness. After a combined fifty years of family practice experience as a Physician and Physician Assistant team, the Dugi's have created a way to capture the hearts and minds of young children outside of the exam room.
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