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Local author’s talent recognized internationally

Hal Holbrook, of Cottage Grove, recently had his work recognized at the 2018 Paris Book Festival. He was awarded honorable mention for his children's book, ”The King Who Wanted a Whale.” ERIN TIERNEY/THE CRESWELL CHRONICLE

Back in March, The Chronicle had the opportunity to attend a world premiere musical play performance, ”The King Who Wanted a Whale,” by Cottage Grove Playwright Hal Holbrook at The Opal Center. It was a whimsical children's tale of a king ram with a grandiose idea to bring a whale for the . . .