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when words get in the way

when words get in the way
three stories of beauty, integrity and freedom

By John “Charlie” Hanson
TRISTAN Publishing
Publication Date: October, 2010
Price $18.95/ ISBN 978-0-931674-81-5
Hardcover, 52 Pages
Contact: Sheila Waldman

Sometimes The Most Powerful Messages Are Those Communicated Without Words

Golden Valley, Minn. - (May 10, 2010) - TRISTAN Publishing, proudly introduces “when words get in the way”, by John “Charlie” Hanson. �Using a drawing pen and watercolors only (no words), Charlie, with sophisticated innocence inspires us to recognize beauty, do the right thing and celebrate freedom.

Knowing a picture is worth a thousand words, readers of all ages around the globe will find this book rich in story, discovery and meaning.

A message from the Publishers:
“When we saw the simple power of Charlie�s art, we knew that we wanted his illustrations to author a book. His work supports so beautifully our mission of inspiration and hope.� We could not be more honored to share “when words get in the way” with the world.”
Brett & Sheila Waldman

About the author
An American self taught artist, Charlie, spent 3 years in Paris and 11 years on the C�te d'Azur, living by the sea.� He is inspired by his surroundings.� His images are imaginary taking you from sea to valley and city to countryside.

About TRISTAN Publishing
Based in Golden Valley, Minn., TRISTAN Publishing is a specialty book publisher with key titles such as� “The Next Place,” “ PEEF the Christmas Bear” and “A Cup of Christmas Tea.” Owned by Brett and Sheila Waldman, the privately held company publishes books with messages that touch people's hearts and lives.

Publishing under three imprints, TRISTAN Publishing, TRISTAN OUTDOORS and Waldman House Press, the company strives to inspire, uplift and give hope. For more information call 866.545.1383 or visit

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