Featured in Time Magazine’s Top Ten Children’s Books of 2007, this beautiful poem celebrates the bond between parent and adopted child in a special way. Through the exchanges between a little girl born in China and her adoptive parent, this title offers a poignant and inspiring message to adoptive parents and children all over the world. Text royalties are donated to the charity The Mothers’ Bridge of Love, founded by bestselling author Xinran.
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
- Top Ten Children’s Book, Time Magazine, 2007
- NAPRA Nautilus Award Finalist, 2008
The Mothers' Bridge of Love is a charity that was founded by Xinran, the acclaimed Chinese author, broadcaster and journalist. In 2004, Xinran made it her aim to reach out to Chinese children all over the world who have been adopted, creating a bridge of understanding between China and the West and between adoptive culture and birth culture. Please visit www.motherbridge.org to learn more.
Josée Masse grew up in Montreal, Canada where she painted with her father in his studio from as long ago as she can remember. After college, she worked as a graphic designer for a few years before deciding to become a full-time illustrator. Josée now lives in Quebec, Canada with her partner and their daughter.
Author: The Mother's Bridge of Love
Illustrator: Josée Masse
Format: Paper over Board (Hardcover)
Product dimensions: 32 pages, 9 x 10.25 inches
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Recommended for ages 4-8.