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Award-winning Ottawa Authors Publish "I am Happy", Illustrated Tale for the Young and Young-at-Heart
Ottawa authors Alberto Agraso and Mony Dojeiji present the lessons learned from their 5000-kilometre walk for peace in the uplifting children’s tale “I am Happy”.
So begins this delightful tale of a little girl who sees the world through eyes of gratitude and love. Angela appreciates the seemingly ordinary in her life – her room, her toys, her family, her neighbours, her friends, her school, and perhaps most importantly, herself. Through her innocent gaze, we too begin to appreciate the beauty and grace that already fill our lives.
“This tale was a labour of love,” say the authors, "inspired by our daughter, and the values we are trying to instil in her. Love of self, above all else. Gratitude for all that exists in her life. And never forgetting that wonder and magic fill our world – when we look for them.”
Vivid illustrations, lyrical wording and positive messages make it a welcome addition to your child’s, and your own, book collection.
Suitable for the young and the young-at-heart.
Alberto is a naturally gifted artist and illustrator who has exhibited his artwork in his native Spain. His work is inspired by his many pilgrimages, the most notable being the Camino to Santiago in northern Spain and his 5000-kilometre, 13-country, 13-month walk for peace with his partner Mony.
Mony formalized her studies in Canada with an MBA and, for ten years, pursued a marketing career in the software industry before abandoning it to embark on a search for self. She met Alberto on the Camino and together, they embarked on their walk for peace. Their adventures and spiritual journey are captured in their award-winning memoir “Walking for Peace, an inner journey”.
The couple has lived in Spain, and now live in Ottawa with their eight-year-old daughter, source of endless inspiration.
"I am Happy" is available as paperback only, in English and Spanish. To order, please visit your favourite bookstore, online retailer or http://walkingforpeace.com.
Page Updated Last on: Nov 01, 2012