Today Mariella finds a small violet pyramid. Mariella gazes into it and is transported to a secret garden. The pyramid fits like a key in the door. When the door opens, she is dazzled by the beautiful garden, feeling like a beautiful princess.
Mariella’s Gifts from the Sea is delightful. This tale of joy and imagination is woven throughout with the nurturing love of a grandmother for her granddaughter. A true gift!
—Lisa A. Wroble, author of Food for a Greener Planet
and Dealing with Stress
Mariella visits her grandma on the gulf. While walking on the beach with Grandma, she is reminded to recycle and to be grateful for the sea and nature.
As she gathers her sea shells, her imagination takes her on a journey of fun and fantasy.
About the Author
Author of Autumn Leaves Dancing in the Wind, Huguette is a graduate of Thomas Edison State College in New Jersey with BA in liberal arts, and an AA in special education. She raised her family in Princeton, New Jersey, retired from Bloomberg LP, and moved to Naples, Florida. Life in Naples is for the enjoyment of the sea, nature, sports, and the creative expression. This book expresses her love of the sea and the fun of sharing with her granddaughters. During her walks on the beach, she loves to see what the sea is bringing with the tide. She carries a bag to recycle bottles that litter the beach. It is important to preserve the beauty of the beaches and the sea for others.