Best Friends Forest- Children’s Book Review
Children’s Book Review by Mary Forman
On a whimsical walk in the woods, Lourdes meets and makes friends with the talking cat, Spirit, J, who offers her dinner and learns to trust an African-inspired Mamma Earth and Guardian Angels who carry her safely on her way.
Lourdes also learns about the forest and the creatures who live there. The book’s characters bring emotions and experiences to life showing that connection to nature helps make the world a safer, kinder place.
About the Author:
Melissa Pellicci is from Jupiter, Florida and is a life coach,yoga teacher, and therapist. She says “this book is a way to help focus on the wonder of nature and the belief that the universe smiles on us”.
About the Illustrator:
Best Friends Forest is illustrated by Romanian artist, Alexandra Zgondea, whose vibrant illustrations reflect a colorful world blooming around Lourdes.
Proceeds from the book will help create a foundation to raise and distribute funds for communities to help “Heal neighborhoods, one green space at a time.” The first playground is planned in Palm Beach County.
It is sold online at major retailers including Amazon, Barnes and Nobles and by direct download at www.bestfriendsforest.com