While reading this heartfelt story about Mikey and Sy's adventures with their grandparents, young readers will discover a big "wow" about Mikey all while discovering and exploring their own Imagination. The entire family joins Mikey in coming up with a solution on how to help save Emma Jean. This book was written to help open young readers' minds while exploring their own creative thoughts, encouraging them to think outside the box in problem solving using their own imagination. Since young readers haven't been redirected to "the normal way of thinking," it could tap into their own independent way of thinking up fresh ideas.
As a lifelong artist Maria Graves-Hunt Has always enjoyed exploring her inner artistry thru various mediums, from being an art docent to making porcelain dolls to faux paintings on walls, However her artistry plays a close second to her passion for children. Her education and studies are in ECD (Early Childhood Development) Maria feels blessed to have had the opportunity some fifteen years ago to be able to combine her two favorite loves, while running a successful face and body painting business. Maria grew up in the San Francisco area, and is the second youngest of 8 children. She remained in the bay area, with her husband Homer, married now for 34 years, a second marriage for both, together they raised five children. Maria and her family relocated to the Sacramento area in 2001. Maria is currently looking forward to her new journey of being a children's book author.