"The Snow Last" was born as a poem and remains so in this newly minted Book Three of Kelly Anne Manuel's Rainbow's End Series. In this story the Child is invited on a journey to a town where there is a last snow. The season of winter is fully embraced as a strong element to demonstrate the natural occurrences of endings and beginnings. This book is designed to support the Child who is learning how to cope with the emotions that accompany endings.
"The Snow Last” offers a standing invitation to the Child. Journey to the tail of a rainbow's end and see what seasonal adventures await. In "The Snow Last" the Child will experience a place where and end is a reality. The reality does provide coping elements, however, that the author intends to be conversation points. The story is applicable for any type of ending, whether it the end of a season or the end of something more significant in the Child's life journey.
The simple words take on new meaning as the illustrations pair perfectly with their presentation. The illustrations lead the way to an adventure where winter is at its best. Snow and all its playful wonders are utilized to capture and keep the Child's attention. The Child's imagination will be ignited with possibilities as all manner of images leap off the pages.
Children are naturally able to imagine events that are characteristic of a playful youth. In this story the author encourages the Child to actively engage in flexing their imagination muscle while also receiving information about the natural cycles that the seasons are known for. These natural cycles are excellent models for life experiences and that is embraced in this book.
It is in early Childhood that futures are being constructed. "The Snow Last" is a tool in a Caregiver's toolbox to assist with that healthy formation. The idea that endings and beginnings are frequent, natural, and necessary is an important message that the author wants to relay. The Child who reads this book will be entertained in a winter wonderland while also witnessing the natural rhythm of stops and starts.
About the Author
Kelly Anne Manuel is the good kind of contagious. She is an eternal optimist who strives to see the good in all her days and throughout all aspects of her life journey. She has a unique voice that Children respond to because it is characterized by her own actively vibrant Inner Child.
Kelly Anne earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Telecommunications with a minor in Spanish from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. She spent her early adulthood in a corporate career and then took time off to raise her son Ryan Michael. When she reentered the workforce it was in the Preschool arena that she flourished.
When she is not writing her books for Children she spends her time creating stories with paint. Both creative outlets allow her to feel that she is contributing to Children in a greater and broader fashion. She loves to tell stories and Children love to hear them.
Know more about her books, visit https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/161946041-kelly-manuel .