Thursday, December 23, 2010

Red in the Flower Bed by Andrea Nepa

I am really sorry to Andrea and Tribute books for being late on this book review posting. I guess the holiday season has just gotten the better of me this week.  I thank Tribute books for the opportunity to  have reviewed this cute rhyming book with the theme of interracial adoption.  The pictures are bright and cheery.  It is a short quick sing song book with a very wonderful message.  This is a charming message using the poppy seed as the illustration throughout the book.  Nepa's book will help a child better understand what adoption truly means.

Read an excerpt here:

Book website here

Andrea Nepa is the mother of an adopted Vietnamese daughter named Leah. In 2001, Adoptions from the Heart assisted with the international adoption. Andrea dedicated her book to her daughter: "For my dear Leah, whose journey in her young life has already taken her to far away and unexpected places." In 2006, Leah was diagnosed with cancer. She is currently in remission. Andrea lives with Leah and her husband, David, in Haddonfield, New Jersey. She is a registered dietitian for the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
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an ebook copy was provided by Tribute book for this review.



Tribute Books said...

Abi - no worries! Thank you so much for taking the time to review RED IN THE FLOWER BED during this hectic holiday season - especially 2 days before Christmas - thank you!

I'm glad that you enjoyed the book and for recommending it to the readers of 4 the Love of Books. We appreciate your support and participation in the blog tour.

Have a very Merry Christmas,
Tribute Books

Tribute Books Mama said...

Thanks! for the great review

Andrea Nepa said...

Thank you very much for reviewing my book.