"Marino's breathtaking panoramas make an already powerful story sing."
(Publishers Weekly, starred review )
"The textured mixed-media art paired with the flowing text elevates this title above most missing-mama fare ... Radiating warmth and comfort, this distinguished title strikes home."
(Kirkus,Starred Review, April 1, 2012 )
"Heartfelt and sincere, yet never cloying, this will work well one on one or in story hours."
(Booklist, March 1, 2012 )
About the Author
Gianna Marino spent her early years galloping horses through Golden Gate Park and writing stories of her adventures. She has traveled throughout the world and now lives in Northern California, where she writes and illustrates full time. Visit Gianna at giannamarino.com.