illustrator and author


It’s Only the Wind is a sweet, rollicking bedtime book that celebrates imagination. Mama calms the fears of two sleepy siblings, but her explanations send them on a wild ride out of bed and into the sky. It’s Only the Wind  hops playfully back and forth between fact and fantasy, with soft, shadowy quiet and bright, colorful action.  The kids fly, sweep, sing and sail always with their eyes closed, as mom has asked them to do so they can be ready for sleep. Facts about the wind are included on the last page.

Celebrate curiosity and wild imagination. Embrace the unknown. Trust that Mama knows the answers, and that Mother Nature has a plan. Remember the playfulness of childhood and honor the wisdom that comes with time.


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