Monday, April 9, 2012
Review and Giveaway: The Girl Who Wears Gumamela Flower by Heidy Ramos
Lonera is the young Girl Who Wears Gumamela and loves mango fruit. As a helper on her family's farm, she learns all about making plants grow. How will the plants ever bloom if they don't get a drink of water? In Heidy Ramos's colorful story, children will love getting to know The Girl Who Wears Gumamela.
Heidy Ramos grew up in Mactan,Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines. She is the mother of five children: Joseph Thomas, her oldest son, Heidy Nicole, her oldest daughter, Allison, her middle child, Patrick,her youngest son, and Shannon, her youngest daughter. Heidy’s children are the joy of her heart. Shannon is her little bundle of joy, always keeping Heidy on her toes. Heidy and her children love adventure, camping, hiking, and canoeing in various State parks. Her family lives life through exploring nature and tend to just enjoy the benefit of living. They really like being around energetic and busy people.In her own words, Heidy declares: “I’m married to my children. My greatest achievement in life is having my children.”
I read this delightful book with my 5 and almost 7 year old Grandsons. They loved it, and could really relate, because we live on a farm. They did decide though that rather than weed or plant corn they would much rather play.
The oldest one was in envy of climbing the "mango" tree! He said he would love to have some of the sour fruit...right now!
The book is beautifully illustrated and drew them right in. Also enjoyed how Loren helped her Grandpa plant corn...and we counted with her...only Three seeds...not Four!! They were giggling!
I highly recommend this delightful read to share with you Children.
I received this book from the Author Heidy Ramos, and was not required to give a positive review!
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