ROCKLAND — Writer Angela Nickerson and her artist husband Robert Magnus have announced the re-release of their children’s book “Hector, The Story of a Little Bird Who Needs Glasses.” The book is in its third printing, as stated in a news release.

Written in rhyme, the story follows a yellow warbler who lives on a lake in Maine with his mother. Hector is near-sighted, and many animals come together to help him see and find his way around. From two chipmunks who help him when he has fallen, to Dr. Jeffrey E. Soarer who prescribes a pair of round spectacles, Hector’s life is never dull.

Nickerson was born and raised in Bangor. She holds a Certificate in Maine Studies from the University of Maine, Orono, and worked as the administrative associate to the University of Maine System’s University Counsel.

Magnus studied advertising design at Pratt Institute in New York City. He taught high school and college students, and studied at the Swedish School for Art, Crafts and Design in Stockholm Sweden. Magnus first created Hector more than 30 years ago.

The couple have a summer home at Brewer Lake Shores in Holden, which is also the setting for Hector’s summer home.

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