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5+ stars for The Heart of a Lion: and the Body of a Cat by @ShaniTNight #kidlit #bookreview #bookrec


Author: Shani Night

Genre: Children’s Books

Book Blurb:

Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient Literary Titan Book Award Winner Readers' Favorite 5 Star Review A beautiful 75-page picture book you will enjoy from beginning to end. Any reader can relate to the journey and apply the message and lessons learned to their life. The book is inspirational for all readers. The Heart of a Lion was written for kids dealing with health issues. The story is inspired by a little girl's experiences while dealing with and learning to manage Sickle Cell Anemia Disease. It was not an easy journey, but she was brave through it all, and today she manages her pain while accomplishing her goals. You will be proud of the little lion in this story and the journey to do what appeared impossible. The journey shows Bravery, Courage, and Determination. Awareness and Inclusion start when we start sharing stories that help us understand the lives of others around us. So get ready to cheer on the little lion.

My Review:

A book written with love. The love that emanates from each page warms the reader's heart.

This book is a tribute to a little girl who struggles with health issues. It is a wonderful life example for any child who is beset with health concerns. This book should be mandatory reading in St. Jude’s.

All children faced with a health issue need to be read or read this book. A simply wonderful read that has a specific audience it needs to reach.

My Rating: 5+ stars

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Author Biography:

Shani T. Night is a self-proclaimed freelance author who has been writing on and off for the love of writing for over 13 years. Born in Washington DC, Shani now lives in Maryland with her husband and three children.

Since childhood, the author has expressed an artistic side which she would eventually share with others. Whether it was in the form of performing arts or visual arts, she has always explored and expressed her imaginary gift of thoughts, and emotions while simply just being herself; at the same time not having her light dimmed.

During the last 12 years, there has been a growing need for her to put her thoughts and written words on paper where they can come alive in the form of characters. Her desire is to share her life's inspiration and to inspire the younger audience.

Her love of food and fellowship is expressed in her books as she has always expressed throughout her life.

Shani writes children's books from inspiration which is aimed to inspire the younger generation. Her hope is that we all will continue to let our light shine, and not allow it to be dimmed. Shani's desire is for all readers to learn the power of words.

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Reviewed by: Mr. N


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