a moonlit, winding river into the loving arms of her new parents.
In the mean time, another family across the globe in America is preparing their home for a baby by planting a garden and filling a room with books and toys, still no baby comes. Both families have to rely on the moon to carry their wishes. Sweet Moon Baby is a wonderful book for parents with adopted children and children who wonder why their biological parents would give them up. I recommend it for all ages and can honestly say it will be a favorite in our home.
Author Bio: Because I loved books even more than candy or birthdays, I decided to write one when I was four years old. When I realized no one could read my loops and dots, I dictated the story to my father. He patiently wrote it on my blue-lined tablet. My mother read it with me daily, insisting it was the most exciting tale she had ever heard.
Getting published became my ambition. I had no idea how difficult this would be.
After decades of rejection, I complained to a successful author who had generously taken me under her wing. Wisely she said, “If you stop submitting your stories, you will not be published. I promise. Maybe you should do something else–like become a waitress.”
Years later I discovered the right story when we adopted our daughter from China. I made up an adventure about her imaginary journey down the Pearl River. SWEET MOON BABY became my first published book.
To date, I have not become a waitress.
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