There once was a spider named Sparkles, who couldn’t understand why everyone was afraid of her…and so begins the journey of Sparkles the Spider as she learns the importance of self-acceptance and self-worth.
Sparkles the Spider wants the other creatures in the meadow to like her, but for some reason they are afraid of her! She has an idea to change herself so she can fit in with them, but will that work out in the end? In this beautifully-illustrated, read aloud book, children will enjoy the fun rhymes and memorable character, and parents will appreciate the gentle lesson of self-acceptance and self-love.
About the Author
Karyn Holiday is an author, educator and mother. Through the lens of simple stories with beautiful illustrations, empathy and kindness are gently woven throughout her children’s picture books to show readers that small gestures can create big results. Karyn teaches English as a Second Language at a community college and holds a B.A. in Literature from Michigan State University and an M.A.TESOL from Eastern Michigan University. She is a member of SCBWI, TESOL and MITESOL. Most importantly, Karyn is the Mom of Khloe’ and Maya.