Celebrate the connections between parents, children, and the universe in this lyrical debut picture book from actress, dancer, and singer Rachel Montez Minor, with enchanting illustrations by Annie Won.
In simple rhyme with a universal message, this book celebrates diverse children, their power to inspire those around them, and the invisible bonds of family and humanity that can never be broken.
Readers are encouraged to shine their light and positivity on those around them and to always lift each other up. We are all one, living together on our planet, connected under the sun, the moon, and the stars.
About the Author
Rachel Montez Minor enjoyed a twenty-year career as a dancer, singer, and actress on Broadway and in TV and film, and now focuses on her second act as a writer, artist, mystic, mother, yoga teacher, and meditation practitioner. Highlights of her career as a performer include The Producers on Broadway, the movie musicals Rent and The Producers, and TV shows such as Mistresses, Nip/Tuck, Brothers and Sisters, Without a Trace, The Mentalist, Key and Peele, and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Rachel has performed at at such prestigious venues as the Kennedy Center, Radio City Music Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and Royal Albert Hall. She has been a devoted yoga and meditation practitioner for 24 years and a certified yoga teacher for 14 years. The author resides in California with her beloved husband, musical director/producer/composer Rickey Minor, and their daughter, Brodie Nakia. You can learn more at rachelmontezminor.com.
ANNIE WON received an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, in New York City. She is the illustrator of All Aboard the Moonlight Train, In the Quiet, Noisy Woods, and two titles for Little Golden Books: The Elves and the Shoemaker and Margaret Wise Brown's The Whispering Rabbit. Learn about her work at anniewon.com.
"Warm and bright...A lyrical ode to children." --Kirkus Reviews
"The book’s light tone, emphasizing compassion and interconnectivity, makes this a fitting bedtime read." --Publishers Weekly