Smell the Roses

The best part about growing up in a house with a heavy art flow, and predominant estrogen was the sarcasm and abundant laughter echoing from room to room. Naturally, in a place where people are so intensely happy they feel all other emotions with the same heart-gripping capacity. But not once is there a doubt that life is beautiful and being experienced at it's full capacity.

Smell the Roses is a children's poetry book made by two sisters with the intention of easing the hard moments and important lessons of life, by seasoning them with love and a little humor. Currently, my sister Carla is living in Bolivia, while I am in San Francisco, CA. This is the last conversation we had via whatsapp before publising our 1st children's book through CreateSpace.

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Click through to buy Smell The Roses through CreateSpace.com

Maria: Description ni idea. Let me look at other poetry books for kids and I'll try to come up with something. 

CARLA: HE PUESTO "SMELL THE ROSES IS A COMPILATION OF 10 PLAYFUL AND HEARTWARMING POEMS WRITTEN FOR CHILDREN BY MARIA MEALLA AND COLORFULLY ILLUSTRATED BY CARLA MEALLA". 

Maria : Don't you think that's a little vague? Like people might want to know what the poems are about?

Carla: No, I think it sounds great. You can make sneak peaks when you sell online. Like, they can see a poem en foto.


Maria: Shel Silverstein's say "that address many childhood concerns"...

CARLA: VOY A PONER "SMELL THE ROSES IS A COMPLIATION OF 10 PLAYFUL AND HEARTWARMING POEMS ABOUT SANTA, ANIMAL ABUSE, DEATH, DREAMING AND TANTRUMS, WRITTEN FOR CHILDREN BY MARIA MEALLA AND COLORFULLY ILLUSTRATED BY CARLA MEALLA".

Hope you enjoy it!


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