Maddie cannot imagine a better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than with her Grandpa. They meet a colorful cast of locals in her hometown: a street musician, a fruit seller, and a pizza chef are all part of this adorable adventure. When Maddie meets the mysterious Lydia, who allows her a sneak peek into the creative and fun behind-the-scenes world of window dressing, she is truly inspired! A delightful and surprising Saturday to remember by Karen Jonice Bricker and illustrator Samela St. Pierre.
About the Author
Karen Jonice Bricker is the author of The Magic Straw Hat and Destination Adventure and is an Indie Excellence Award Winner. She is a former early childhood education teacher, and physical therapist. Storytelling was a regular nighttime occurrence when her children were young, and now she is inspired to bring her stories to readers of all ages. Karen makes her home in southeastern Massachusetts with her husband, and to this day, cherishes listening to magical tales and treasured moments that may capture her imagination for the next untold story.
Karen is also an avid supporter of the Reach Out and Read Program at Boston Children’s Primary Care Center. Please check out her website for more books at www.karenbricker.com
Reach Out; Read Program at Boston Children’s Primary Care Center
About the Illustrator
Samela St. Pierre is an illustrator living and working in San Diego, California. She has worked on a wide array of projects from picture and coloring books to wall murals and sculptures. Her most meaningful work is done at the border city of Tijuana, Mexico teaching kids at the refugee shelters art and yoga.