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While You Were Sleeping free pdf While You Were Sleeping, written by Stephanie Burks, is a story that lovingly describes the day that two women learn that a birthmother has chosen them to adopt a newborn baby boy. While their future son sleeps through his first hours of life, his new mothers experience all of the joy and anticipation of their new life together. It shows the excitement of the new parents as they hear of their son's birth and drive to the hospital to meet him for the first time. Charming and colorful illustrations by Kelli Bienvenu convey the warmth of this story from beginning to end, showing the moments that the adoptive parents meet their newborn son, sing him lullabies and arrive home, where the family pets are introduced to the newest member of their family. This book will speak to the hearts of all who cherish the true love of parents for their child and in the process, validate non-traditional families of all sorts.

About Stephanie Burks

Stephanie Burks is a member of the Society of Children's BookWriters and Illustrators, and a children's writer who lives inSouthern Indiana with her partner, their adopted son, twobeagles and a cat. Growing up gay in the 1970s, she long believedthat motherhood was not an option for her. Thanks to a supremeact of generosity, one birthmother allowed Stephanie and herpartner to realize their ultimate dream. A computer specialist bytraining, she became interested in writing soon after she and herpartner co-adopted their son. This is her first book. About the Illustrator Kelli Bienvenu graduated from Sam Houston State University in1999 with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art. Since then she hasbeen working as a graphic designer and illustrator for variouscompanies. She has won several awards for her illustrationsincluding the APEX (Awards for Publication Excellence) and theMatrix Awards Competition. Currently she and her partner reside in Austin, TX and own twocompanies. Kelshaw Design is a freelance graphic and web designcompany, and Grrl Greetings creates greeting cards for women.This is the first children's book she has illustrated.

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Author : Stephanie Burks
Publisher : Trafford Publishing
Data Published : 22 April 2004
ISBN : 1412028531
EAN : 9781412028530
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 16 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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