‘Marsha goes to Haiti’ in Irvy Lindsey’s New Book

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Childlike wonder, excitement for visiting new places contagious in new children’s story.

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Lindsey hopes the story will help adults see the world with wonder again, as if through the eyes of a child.

Author Irvy Lindsey’s new book, “Marsha goes to Haiti” (published by AuthorHouse), is the illustrated story of her daughter’s first trip to Haiti.

Marsha is an 8-year-old Haitian American whose mother emigrated to the U.S. from Haiti. Usually Marsha’s grandparents come to the U.S. to visit, but this year Marsha and her family are going to Haiti instead.

The idea of going to Haiti for the first time is very exciting for young Marsha. Her teenage brothers tease her endlessly over her sense of amazement and curiosity; but others, like the airline workers, catch on to Marsha’s excitement.

An excerpt from “Marsha goes to Haiti”:

“Then the pilot said: ‘Merci d’avoir voyagés avec nous. Merci pour votre compagnie. Marsha, nous voici arrivés. Amuse-toi bien durant tes vacances. Ne mange pas tout. Laisse un petit peu pour moi. J’aime la mangue, la canne-á-sucre, l’ananas, les quénèpes. J’ai dejá l’eau á la bouche.’ (Thank you for travelling with us. Thank you for your company. Marsha, enjoy your vacation. Do not eat everything. Leave some for me. I like mango, sugar cane, pineapple, quenepas. Yummy.’)”

Lindsey hopes the story will help adults see the world with wonder again, as if through the eyes of a child.

“Marsha goes to Haiti”
By Irvy Lindsey
Softcover | 8.5 x 11 in | 28 pages | ISBN 9781491867990
E-Book | 28 pages | ISBN 9781491868003
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Irvy Lindsey was born in Haiti. She lives with her husband in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. Together they have five children and 10 grandchildren.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, LLC self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. For more information or to publish a book, visit authorhouse.com or call 1-888-519-5121. For the latest, follow @authorhouse on Twitter.

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