Mi Globo Amarillo = My Yellow Balloon (Hardcover)
It all started at the carnival. . . . That's where Joey makes a new friend: a bright yellow balloon. Joey and his beloved balloon do everything together, until the balloon accidentally slips off Joey's wrist and flies far, far away. What will Joey do without his special friend? Tiffany Papageorge has crafted a poignant tale of love, loss, and letting go that will serve as a comforting guide to children who are navigating the complicated emotions of grief. Rich, luminous illustrations by Erwin Madrid perfectly capture these timeless themes, making them accessible to even the youngest reader. Honest, unflinching, and ultimately reassuring, My Yellow Balloon will resonate with anyone who has endured the darkness of grief, while offering hope for brighter days ahead. Todo comenz en el carnaval. . . . Ah es donde Joey consigue un nuevo amigo: un brillante globo amarillo. Joey y su globo amado lo hacen todo juntos, hasta que el globo accidentalmente se desliza de la mu eca de Joey y vuela lejos, muy lejos. Qu har Joey sin su amigo especial? Tiffany Papageorge ha escrito un cuento conmovedor de amor, p rdida y desprendimiento que servir como una gu a reconfortante para los ni os que est n navegando las complicadas emociones de la pena y el duelo. Las ilustraciones ricas y luminosas de Erwin Madrid captan perfectamente estos temas atemporales, haci ndolos accesibles incluso al lector m's joven. Honesta, inquebrantable y, en ltima instancia tranquilizadora, Mi globo amarillo resonar con cualquiera que haya soportado la oscuridad de la tristeza, mientras ofrece la esperanza de d as m's brillantes por delante.
Tiffany Papageorge has always had a profound love for stories. She earned her MFA in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Through her extensive theater background, which spans a 25-year period and includes work with CBS and Disney, she learned firsthand how stories deeply touch and affect the human spirit. As an author and public speaker she works with parents, teachers, and mental health professionals who want to find new ways to reach, capture, and engage children, including those who are dealing with the issue of loss. She also works with children directly through story to help them grow, heal, and flourish. She and her husband, Paul, live in Los Gatos, CA, with their three children. My Yellow Balloon(TM) is Tiffany's first children's book. Erwin Madrid was born in the Philippines and grew up in San Jose, California. He earned his BFA in Illustration from the Academy of Art College in San Francisco, CA. During his last semester of college, Erwin was hired by PDI/DreamWorks Animation where he contributed production illustrations for the animated feature film, Shrek 2. He later became a visual development artist for the Shrek and Madagascar franchise and Megamind. Erwin has also done conceptual art for the video game industry for titles like Uncharted: Drake's Fortune. He now works full time as a children's book illustrator.