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USU Student, Summit Elem. Teacher Team Up To Publish Book On Finding Divinity In The World


A Utah State University student has teamed up with a local elementary teacher to produce a children’s book about finding divinity in the world around us, even in troubled times.

After USU doctoral student Ethan Watson wrote “A Boy and His Elephant,” his mother, Lisa Watson, knew what it needed to bring it to life.


“When Ethan first showed me the book, he had pretty much already put it in book format,” Watson said. “It totally surprised me. I had no idea he was doing it. So when I read it, I was like, ‘Oh, wow, this is awesome.’ And I said the thing that would bring this to life is illustrations.” Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.