Roly-Poly and the Light is for anyone who has ever felt different. It is an uplifting and inspirational story of a child’s friendship with an unusual roly‑poly, Ayla, who shares wisdom of valuing self, differences and connecting with others.
Whether young or old, this story enlightens us on how to appreciate our uniqueness, similarities and differences. We see how this creates a more beautiful world, both within ourselves and with our connection to others.
*PLUS -the book includes talking points and discussion tips for parents and teachers.
Any child (grades K-6), or on behalf of school-age children may nominate their favorite books published between 2019-2022. Nominations will be accepted until March 31, 2022. The publication year is 2021 and the publisher is Barringer Publishing. Thank you for supporting Roly-Poly and the Light.
L . Leigh Love
A U T H O R
"Roly-Poly and the Light is a well-written, wonderfully-illustrated, appealingly presented book that celebrates the fact that all of us have unique qualities that contribute to our respective communities. It's our differences that make us who we are. Engagingly written in a way that younger children will understand and older children (including those of us well into late adulthood) will appreciate. The compelling discussion questions at the end of the book advance its themes perfectly and serve as a flexible basis for continued dialogue. Highly recommended!"
About the Author
Author, L. Leigh Love is an East Coast writer and artist who very much enjoys connecting with nature and all life. Her writing focuses on the inspirational and spiritual areas of life, with her artistic mediums being nature photography, acrylics and alcohol ink. She is delighted to share the story here, which is from the heart and sparked from a real encounter with the toad and roly-poly, she once met. She also worked as the Art Director for Roly-Poly and the Light
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