Over the Moon
An Adoption Tale
Publication Date: July 2001
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An affirming story about international adoption, based on the author's own experience with her daughter.
A magical, reassuring story of one adoptive family's beginnings, told in words and pictures that are just right for the youngest child.
Karen Katz has written and illustrated many books for children, including "The Colors of Us", "Can You Say Peace", "My First Ramadan", "Counting Kisses" and "Where is Baby's Belly Button". Long inspired by folk art from around the world, she was inspired to write her first book, "Over the Moon", when she and her husband adopted their daughter from Guatemala, and she wanted to tell the story of welcoming Lena into their lives. Katz loves to paint and experiment with texture, color, collage and pattern. Besides an author and illustrator, she has been a costume designer, quilt maker, fabric artist and graphic designer. Katz and her family divide their time between New York City and Saugerties, New York.