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Every book has an origin story, and—as all of we writers and readers know—these can spring from just about anywhere. But there are some books, the most meaningful and special ones, that come not from an idea but from a person, from a place, from a time. Some books are heart-straight.
And never was this more true than in the case of Jacob Sager Weinstein’s powerful new picture book, which is drawn directly from the youth of his mother, Rosa, when her family had to flee Europe on the advent of World War II. Here is the deal announcement for this breathtaking and heartwarming book soon to come:
An unbeatable story, an unbeatable team. Mark your calendars, folks—this one’s a fair way out, but mustn’t be missed!