Other things I really enjoyed about this book was that it encouraged sharing, acceptance of others, positive thinking, and was layered with messages to encourage the child uplift the world around them.
Two HUGE thumbs up to yet another wonderful Portland writer!
About the Author:
Andrea Hope holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and has received international praise as a performance poet. She has been featured by Bahá’í Blog, The American Bahá’í (USA), and the Catholic Association for Racial Justice’s Young People’s Congress for World Citizenship (UK). As a counselor and teaching assistant, Andrea has worked with child and youth organizations including Positive Nature Inc. (USA), Metropolitan Family Services (USA), and Full Circle Learning (Lesotho). She loves the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Suess, dancing, and riding her bicycle in dresses.
About the Illustrator:
R. Nelli Newport holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture and has contributed to local and international projects. One such project, a therapeutic garden for handicapped children in Bosnia and Herzegovina, was featured in the April 2010 edition of Landscape Architecture Magazine (USA). She loves The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh, Garfield by Jim Davis, learning new stories and laughing hysterically.