AMANDA DAVIS will be at Storybook Cove on Thursday, June 22 reading and signing her latest picture book, "Moonlight Memories", illustrated by Michelle Jing Chan and released by WorthyKids/Hachette Book Group on June 13.
Discover how a young girl gains healing and hope as she processes the loss of a loved one in this beautifully sensitive story.
From Author Amanda Davis: (photo from https://www.amandadavisart.com/about.html)
MOONLIGHT MEMORIES tells the story of a young girl who is dealing with the loss of a loved one and finds comfort and healing through creativity. This story holds a special place in my heart as it was inspired by my own personal experience with loss. At the young age of twelve, my father passed away. After his death, I was unsure of how to cope with this unexpected loss. It wasn’t until I found art and writing that I was able to fully process the thoughts and emotions surrounding his death. I found my outlet. I found my voice. I soon realized that my father would always live on through the memories I was creating with my words and visuals. To this day, I often look to the sky and feel his presence.
I'm thrilled to work with the amazing team at WorthyKids again and partner with artist, Michelle Jing Chan who will bring the story to life through her stunning illustrations. I hope the story provides comfort and solace to any child (or adult) who may be coping with the absence of a loved one.