This is a wonderful story for children about love, loss and new beginnings. It is a book that children will be able to relate to and understand as they journey through life.
Children get so close to their grandparents. Talasi was no exception. She spent a lot of time with her grandmother on a mesa in Arizona. She loved the peace and quiet of her home and she loved her grandmother. One day her life changed forever and she had to move to the city. Not only did she lose her grandmother who she loved with all her heart but she also had to adapt to a new school and start a life in a large city.
Talasi was very resilient and she did make a new life for herself. Talasi does this by remembering the stories and songs that her grandmother shared with her. She carries her grandmother in her heart every day and that gets her through the tough times.
The illustrations in this book are absolutely awesome and inspiring. I have never seen a children’s book with quite so much detail and splendid color which brings the story to life. The art work is also very expressive.
What a GREAT book for children! It is a picture book that will be enjoyed by children and adults of all ages for many years.
Rating: 5 stars
Reviewed by: Irene S. Roth