Mira Forecasts the Future (Hardcover)

By Kell Andrews, Lissy Marlin (Illustrator)

Sterling Children's Books, 9781454916987, 40pp.

Publication Date: June 14, 2016



Telling the future is a gift: you either have it, or you don't. And Mira, daughter of the famous fortune teller Madame Mirabella, just doesn't. When Madame gazes into the crystal ball, magic swirls. When Mira looks . . . nothing. Then one day Mira gets a pinwheel and a windsock, she finds her own form of "magic" in the science of predicting the weather--and saves the day for everyone This engaging tale, with a fun touch of science thrown in, helps kids understand that we all have our own special talent.

About the Author

Kell Andrews grew up in a household obsessed with the weather forecast. Today she lives with her husband and two daughters outside Philadelphia, where they enjoy rainy days as much as the sunny ones. Mira Forecasts the Future is her first picture book, and she is also the author of one middle-grade novel (Deadwood, Spencer Hill Press). You can find her at kellandrews.com. Lissy Marlin is a US-based illustrator with a passion and love for animation, visual development, and children's books. She was born and raised in the Domincan Republic and studied illustration at the University of the Arts of Philadelphia. Her main purpose as an artist is to make people smile with beautiful and inspiring illustrations.