” . . . though at the level of the individual our actions are as light as a cloud,
united they can change the color of the sky.”
—Yvette Pierpaoli, Refugees International
These beautiful words by my collaborator Pascal Lemaitre‘s mother-in-law, Yvette Pierpaoli,
a humanitarian who died in Kosovo while working for Refugees International, inspired Come with Me.
Here is a list of our upcoming launch events—
If you are in Boston or the New York area, we hope you can make it to one!
Friday, September 1, at 11 a.m., Catching Joy / Lady Gaga #channel kindness event
“The words and pictures work seamlessly to deliver a powerful message:
What we do matters.”
—R. J. Palacio, The New York Times Book Review
Thursday, September 7, 6:00 p.m., a conversation with us & launch event at Rizzoli Bookstore,
& moderated by Julie Burstein
“Inspired by the 9/11 attacks in the States and the bombings in Brussels in early 2016, this book tackles a tough subject with honesty, gentleness, and a call to action.
Let’s all try to do the same.”
a children’s French & English story & drawing hour
“The author and illustrator… present huge emotions and abstracts
with simplicity that makes them approachable.“
—Susie Wilde, Raleigh News & Observer
global citizen / sidewalk chalk event
“This lovely picture book, set to be published in early September but available for pre-order, offers smaller children a gentle, encouraging, age-appropriate response to the disturbing news reports.”
— Maria Russo, The New York Times
“[A]n emotionally rich proclamation about not giving into fear.”