Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 25, 2012
An excerpt from “Savannah Rose”:
“Savannah Rose sat on her bed, watching clouds float across the pale moon as a tiny tear trickled down her soft, chubby cheek. Tomorrow was Becky Berkley’s birthday, and she was sadly pondering why she hadn’t been invited to Becky’s birthday party. Last Saturday she had watched Becky hand-deliver invitations to everyone on the block, skipping right over Savannah’s house.”
One night, she wanders into a pumpkin patch. One of the pumpkins is glowing, and when she goes to investigate she discovers it’s not a pumpkin at all; it’s a friendly, sharp-witted fairy who’s been turned into a pumpkin by an evil gnome. Savannah helps to untangle the fairy, and in doing so is transported to a magical realm.
“Savannah Rose” grew out of Robey’s dissatisfaction with the way many children treat each other. She wanted to explore the “…effects of caustic remarks and how they influence a life past childhood.”
In this magical realm, Savannah meets a large cast of characters who help her understand that everyone is different and unique in their own way, and that it doesn’t matter what people look like—what matters is on the inside.
Robey has simple hopes for her readers’ response to “Savannah Rose,” saying, “perhaps it will make people realize the affects of careless or unkind comments.”
About the Author
Sandra Robey is a native of the Washington, DC, area. She worked for the federal government for over 30 years. She has two sons and four grandchildren.
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