Author Leslie Sanders’s newly released “A Joyous Life” is a beautifully illustrated children’s story aimed at helping young children cope with the passing of a loved one.

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“A Joyous Life” from Christian Faith Publishing author Leslie Sanders is a touching tale of a caterpillar that helps ease the pain of losing a loved one for children of all ages.

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“A Joyous Life”: a poignant and compassionate story of life and death for children to help them learn to deal with the loss of a family member or loved one. “A Joyous Life” is the creation of published author, Leslie Sanders, a gifted writer and artist.

“Soon after being diagnosed with ALS/Lou Gehrig's disease, I was admiring flowers in the garden with my granddaughter. I overheard my granddaughter mispronounce a butterfly as a "flutterby." From a simple three-year-old's mispronunciation, an idea formed that became the basis of A Joyous Life.”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Leslie Sanders’s new book follows a caterpillar that lives a life full of fun, laughter, and joy. She is surrounded by friends and loved ones. As the seasons of life pass, she becomes tired and settles into her cocoon. Her transformation helps others understand the cycle of life and the beauty that can be found in simple moments. People, special occasions, celebrations, family, and friendships flutter by throughout her life. These moments leave special memories behind that form A Joyous Life. This book offers a positive outlook on the passing of a loved one and the memories that the reader holds dear.

View a synopsis of “A Joyous Life” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “A Joyous Life” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, Kobo or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “A Joyous Life”, contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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